achievements | / - Best PGDM Colleges in Delhi NCREducational accreditation is a quality assurance process under which services and operations of educational institutions or programs are evaluated and verified by an external body to determine whether applicable and recognized standards are met. If standards are met, accredited status is granted by the appropriate agency. Accreditation in higher education is a collegial process based on self and peer assessment. Its purpose is the improvement of academic quality and public accountability. This continuing quality control process occurs usually every five to ten years. 

Functions of Accreditation

      • Certifying that an institution or program has met established standards
      • Assisting prospective students in identifying acceptable institutions
      • Assisting institutions in determining the acceptability of transfer credits
      • Helping to identify institutions and programs for the investment of public and private funds
      • Protecting an institution against harmful internal and external pressure
      • Creating goals for self-improvement of weaker programs and stimulating a general raising of standards among educational institutions
      • Involving the faculty and staff comprehensively in situational evaluation and planning
      • Establishing criteria for professional certification and licensure and for upgrading federal assistance