Criteria

Organization and Governance

Major positions should be filled, and the statutory bodies/committees of the institution should be formed in accordance with the applicable rules and guidelines. These include positions such as Vice Chancellor, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Treasurer, Dean, and Chairperson and bodies/committees such as the Board of Trustees, Syndicate, Academic Council, Admission Committee, Finance Committee, Curriculum Committee and the Faculty Selection Committee. The position appointees and committee members should function effectively as per the roles defined in the relevant act/statute.

The institution should have published policies, including a mechanism for addressing grievances, regarding academic and administrative matters involving students, faculty members and non-teaching employees. These policies should be put into practice.