Outstanding University



This award is based on the belief that higher education provided by universities and colleges is crucial for improving an individual’s quality of life and this can be done only through quality universities and institutions. A good university must be able to support the learning process. It must have enough courses, adequate number of qualified instructors for every course, modern buildings with adequate high technology and most of all effective leadership.

This category of Award would be bestowed to the Outstanding Universities that have demonstrated excellence and high achievements in terms of infrastructure, academic achievements, talent development, skill development, qualitative and quantitative expansions, effective use of ICT, high quality research and extension activities, curriculum development, efficient resource management, professional development of staff, exchange programs, publications, quality of vocational and adult education programs, good grade through assessment and accreditation process, effective examination and evaluation system, students’ counseling, equal opportunities cell, and student-teacher welfare programs. The main criteria for Award would be based on the evidence of the innovative and pioneer efforts of the university which have gained reputation to the institution between July, 1 2011 to August, 30 2012.

The Award is open for all Universities in India recognized under the concerned regulatory body’s Act.  The Universities that fulfill the developments in above mentioned areas are encouraged to file their nominations for the category- ‘ Higher Education Award for Outstanding University’.