Accreditation Edge

Audit Evaluation

S. No.CriteriaWeightage WiMajor points to be seen on ground for complianceMarks
1Vision, Mission & Program Educational Objectives (50)Vision and Mission statements (5)
A. Availability of the Vision & Mission statements (2)
B. Appropriateness/Relevance of the Statements (3)
PEOs statements (5)
A. Listing of the Program Educational Objectives (3 to 5 PEOs) (5)
Dissemination among stakeholders (10)
A. Adequacy in respect of publication & dissemination (2)
B. Process of dissemination among stakeholders (2)
C. Extent of awareness of Vision, Mission & PEOs among the stakeholder (6)
Formulation process (15)
A. Description of process involved in defining the Vision and Mission (5)
B. Description of process involved in defining the PEOs of the program (10)
Consistency of PEOs with the mission (15)
A. Preparation of a matrix of PEOs and elements of Mission statement (5)
B. Consistency/justification of co-relation parameters of the above matrix (10)
Total Wi = 50Average
2Governance, Leadership & Financial Resources (100)Governing Structure (10)
A. List the governing, senate, and all other academic and administrative bodies; their memberships, functions, and responsibilities; frequency of the meetings; and attendance therein, details of monitoring of performance done by the BoG. (10)
Service Rules (5)
A. The published service rules, policies and procedures with year of publication (5)
Policies (5)
A. Well defined and implemented policies of governance with stakeholders participating in the development of these policies. Extent of awareness among the faculty and students (5)
Strategic Plan (5)
A. Availability and implementation (5)
Faculty Development Policies (5)
A. The institution should have a well-defined faculty development policy to ensure that faculty continues to meet high standards (5)
Decentralization, delegation of power and Collective Decision Making (10)
A. List the names of the faculty members who have been delegated powers for taking administrative decisions. Mention details in respect of decentralization in working (1)
B. Financial and administrative powers delegated to the Principal, Heads of Departments and relevant in-charges (1)
C. Demonstrate the utilization of financial and administrative powers for each of the assessment years (5)
D. Procedure for decision making on issues such as strategic development and resourcing with respect to educational provision and management of educational resources (3)
Grievance redressal Mechanism (5)
A. Specify the mechanism and composition of grievance redressal cell (2)
B. Action taken report as per ‘A’ above (3)
Transparency (5)
A. Information on the policies, rules, processes is to be made available on web site (2)
B. Dissemination of the information about student, faculty and staff (3)
Leader and Faculty Selection Process(5)
A. Effective implementation (3)
B. A well-defined and followed selection process should be there for leader and faculty selection process. Institute should provide sufficient proofs of such process being inexistence (2)
Stability of the academic leaders Retention of HoD and Dean (5)

Adequacy of Budget allocation (15)
A. Quantum of budget allocation for three years (7)
B. Justification of budget allocated for three years (8)
tilization of allocated funds(15)
A. Budget utilization for three years (15)
Availability of the audited statements on the institute’s Website (10)
A. Availability of Audited statements on website (10)
Total Wi = 100Average
3Program Outcomes and Course Outcomes (100)Describe assessment tools and processes used to gather the data upon which the evaluation of Program Outcome is based (15)
A. List of assessment tools & processes (3)
B. The quality/relevance of assessment tools/processes used (12)
PO attainment levels (35)
A. Verification of documents, results and level of attainment of each PO (25)
B. Overall levels of attainment (10)
Describe the assessment processes used to gather the data upon which the evaluation of Course Outcome is based (10)
A. List of assessment processes (2)
B. The quality /relevance of assessment processes & tools used (8)
Record the attainment of Course Outcomes of all courses with respect to set attainment levels (40)
A. Verify the attainment levels as per the benchmark set for all courses (40)
Total Wi = 100Average
4Curriculum and Learning Process (125)State the process used to identify extent of compliance of the University curriculum for attaining the Program Outcomes (10)
Appropriateness of the gaps identified and actions taken to bridge the gap (15)
Describe the Process followed to improve quality of Teaching Learning (40)
A. Adherence to Academic Calendar (5)
B. Improving instructional methods and using pedagogical initiatives (10)
C. Methodologies to support weak students and encourage bright students (10)
D. Quality of classroom teaching (Observation in a Class) (10)
E. Student feedback of teaching learning process and actions taken (5)
Quality of continuous assessment and evaluation processes (40)
A. Process for internal semester question paper setting and evaluation and effective process implementation (10)
B. Process to ensure questions from outcomes/learning levels perspective (10)
C. Evidence of COs coverage in class test / mid-term tests (10)
D. Quality of Assignment and its relevance to COs (10)
Quality of student reports/dissertation (20)
A. Identification of projects and allocation methodology to Faculty Members (2)
B. Types and relevance of the reports and their contribution towards attainment of POs (5)
C. Process for monitoring and evaluation (5)
D. Process to assess individual and team performance (5)
E. Quality of dissertation (3)
Total Wi = 125Average
5Students’ Quality and Performance (100)
Total Wi = 100Average
6Faculty Attributes and Contributions (220)Student-Faculty Ratio (10)
Marks to be given from a maximum of 10 to a minimum of 5 for average SFR between 15:1to 20:1, and zero for average SFR higher than 20:1 (Refer calculation in SAR) as given below:
15.00 – 15.50 – 10 marks
15.51 – 16.50 – 09 marks
16.51 – 17.50 – 08 marks
17.51 – 18.50 – 07 marks
18.51 – 19.50 – 06 marks
19.51 – 20.00 – 05 marks
Faculty Cadre (20)
Faculty Qualification (15)
Faculty Retention (15)
A. greater equal to90% of required Faculties retained during the period of assessment keeping CAYm3 as base year (15)
B. greater equal75% of required Faculties retained during the period of assessment keeping CAYm3 as base year (10)
C. greater equal to 60% of required Faculties retained during the period of assessment keeping CAYm3 as base year (8)
D. greater equal to 50% of required Faculties retained during the period of assessment keeping CAYm3 as base year (5)
E. Otherwise (0)
Faculty Initiatives on Teaching and Learning (10)
A. The work must be made available on Institute Website (2)
B. The work must be available for peer review and critique (2)
C. The work must be reproducible and developed further by other scholars (2)
D. Statement of clear goals, use of appropriate methods, significance of results, effective presentation and reflective critique (4)
Faculty Performance, appraisal and development system (10)
A. A well -defined performance appraisal and development system instituted for all the assessment years (3)
B. Its implementation and effectiveness (7)
Visiting/Adjunct/Emeritus Faculty etc. (10)
A. Provision of Visiting /Adjunct/Emeritus faculty etc.(1) B. Minimum 50 hours per year interaction (per year to obtain four marks : 3 * 3 = 9)
Academic Research (75)
A. Faculty Paper Publication (List of Publications in referred journals, reputed conferences, books, book chapters, case-studies in public domain etc.)
B. List of Ph.D. /Fellowship titles(FPM) awarded during the assessment period while working in the institute
Sponsored Research (25)
Funded research from outside; considering faculty members contributing to the program Funding Amount (Cumulative for CAYm1, CAYm2 and CAYm3):
Amount >= 30 Lacs – 25 Marks
Amount >= 25 Lacs and < 30 lacs – 20 Marks
Amount >= 20 Lacs and < 25 lacs – 15 Marks
Amount >= 15 Lacs and < 20 lacs – 10 Marks
Amount >= 10 Lacs and < 15 lacs – 5 Mark
Amount < 10 Lacs – 0 Mark
Preparation of teaching Cases (30)
Total Wi = 220Average
7Industry & International Connect (130)Consultancy (from Industry) (25)
Amount >= 25 Lacs – 25 Marks,
Amount >= 20 and < 25 Lacs – 20 Marks,
Amount >= 15 and < 20 Lacs – 15 Marks,
Amount >= 10 and < 15 Lacs – 10 Marks,
Amount >= 5 and < 10 Lacs – 5 Marks,
Amount < 5 Lacs -0 Mark
Faculty as consultant of the industries (15)
Initiatives related to industry, interaction including industry internship/summer training/study tours/ guest lectures (15)
Participation of Industry professionals in curriculum development, projects ,assignments as examiners, in summer Projects(10)
Initiatives related to industry including executive education, industry sponsored labs, and industry sponsorship of student activities (15)
Involvement of industry professional as members of various academic bodies/board (10)
MoUs/Partnerships and its effective implementation (10)
Student Exchange Programs (10)
Faculty Exchange Programs (10)
Collaborative Research Projects (10)
Total Wi = 130Average
8Infrastructure (75)Classrooms & Learning facilities (10)
A. Adequate well-equipped classrooms to meet the curriculum (5)
B. Availability of E-learning facilities, utilization; initiatives to ensure students learning (5)
Library (10)
A. Availability of relevant learning resources including e-resources and Digital Library (7)
B. Accessibility to students (3)
IT Infrastructure (15)
A. Availability of composite hardware, software, network resources and services required for the existence, operation and management of an institutions IT environment (15)
Learning Management System (10)
A. Use of software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of electronic educational technology (also called e-learning) courses or training programs (10)
Hostel (10)
If for 100% students – 10 marks
100% – 75% – 8 marks
50% – 75 % – 6 marks
25% – 50% – 4 marks
15% – 25 % – 2 mark
Indoor Sports Facilities (5)
Outdoor Sports Facilities (5)
Medical Facility (10)
Total Wi = 75Average
9Alumni Performance and Connect (50)Alumni association (10)
A. Duly formed (5)
B. Registered (5)
Involvement of alumni (25)
A. Alumni meet, visit to institution and interaction with students, involvementin curriculum development, project guidance, assistance in entrepreneurship, mentoring of students, assistance in placement, resources raised, etc. (25)
Methodology to connect with Alumni and its implementation (15)
A. Alumni portal, database, alumni meet, frequency of meets, alumni chapters, newsletter (15)
Total Wi = 50Average
10Continuous Improvement (50)Actions taken based on the results of evaluation of each of the POs (20)
Academic Audit and actions taken during the period of Assessment (10)
Improvement in Placement, Higher Studies and Entrepreneurship (10)
Assessment is based on improvement in: (Refer placement index 5.4)
A. Improvement in Placements (5)
B. Improvement in Higher Studies (3)
C. Improvement in number of Entrepreneurs (2)
(Marks to be given proportionately considering nos. in the base year CAYm2)
Improvement in the quality of students admitted to the program (10)
Total Wi = 50Average
Grand Total1000Average


Total number of marks: 1000

Total number of marks scored:

Marks scored in each criterion (Benchmark 60%) and major weakness in each:

Strengths of the Program:

Areas of improvement of the Program

Remarks by the Principal Consultant