Tezpur, July 19: Tezpur University in Assam has been accredited A Grade with CGPA 3.25 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) at the end of a week-long thorough assessment exercise conducted during May 16 to 19 last, said a Media Cell official of the Central University.
The 10-member high powered team was led by Professor Anil K Bhatnagar, Former Vice Chancellor of 'Pondicherry' University and presently the CSIR-Chair Professor, School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Tezpur University Media Cell Chairman Rajiv Doley told PTI.
The result of the assessment was cleared in the 16th meeting of the Standing Committee of NAAC held on July 11 and shall remain valid for the next five years, Doley said.
The university, located in Sonitpur district, was assessed and evaluated on teaching and co-curricular activities, research work and extension & infrastructure facilities by the NAAC Peer Team, he said.
The highest body of evaluation for the Universities and Colleges in the country held series of meetings with the Vice-Chancellor, Heads of the Departments, Deans and other members of the University.
The Peer Team visited all departments, centers, cells and examined the activities, facilities and interacted with the faculty, staff and students, besides examining all records maintained by the University, Doley said.
The University has recorded other two major achievements to its credit this current year - Visitors Best University Award 2016 and 5th position in MHRD-NIRF India Rankings 2016, he added.