“The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual”
– Vince Lombardi
THE NATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND ACCREDITATION COUNCIL (NAAC) has in the second cycle re-accredited Punjab Association’s Anna Adarsh College for Women – Affiliated by University of Madras with A+ Grade and a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.54 on 12 September 2017. This National Accreditation has placed the college among the prominent premier institutions in the country. Anna Adarsh College is grateful to NAAC for this acknowledgment of excellence in the quality of education it imparts.
NAAC, an Autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to Assess and Accredit institutions of higher education in the country was established in 1994 with its headquarters at Bengaluru. The process of NAAC Assessment & Accreditation is towards holistic, systematic, objective, data-based, transparent and shared experience for institutional improvement. NAAC Accreditation facilitates the institution to know its strengths, opportunities and challenges through an informed review process. It helps in the Identification of internal areas of planning and resource allocation, Collegiality on the campus, Initiate innovative and modern methods of pedagogy and Contribute to society through institutional social responsibility. The Assessment & Accreditation (A&A) process of NAAC enables the college to identify its position in the National Scenario with other Higher Educational institutions and to accelerate the process of quality sustenance with greater rigor based on the recommendations of the NAAC quality report. The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the institution facilitates the quality maintenance and enhancement process.
The NAAC has identified the strengths of Anna Adarsh College as Progressive and Benevolent management with a strong commitment towards quality education for women, Committed leadership of the Principal with dedicated faculty and support staff, Encouraging and supportive relationship with all stakeholders, Good image in society, Pollution free, eco-friendly and clean campus and Wide range of UG and PG programmes with good result. They have put forward few suggestions to enhance the quality and development of the institution. This Re-accreditation is yet another milestone of Anna Adarsh College in its march towards educational service.