Abstract—Quality Assurance is presently entrusted with the
national level accreditation agencies in India. National
Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has made
pioneering impact in past 25 years and has gained an acceptable
level of credibility in higher education sector of the country.
This study is about the efforts made by NAAC in bringing
paradigm shift by launching a data driven framework for
assessment and accreditation of institutions. It is attempted to
analyze the impact of introducing ICT enabled bench-marking
based NAAC’s framework on the performance of institutions.
There are around 1546 institutions in various cycles completing
this new assessment process as on 31st December 2020;
performance of class-wise institutional categories is analyzed
examine the possible patterns as well as to focus on reasons for
Index Terms—Revised accreditation framework (RAF), CGPA, criterion, grade, peer team.
Pratibha Singh is with National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Delhi, India (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Pratibha Singh, "Impact of ICT Driven QA Framework on the Institutions of Higher Learning: India," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 225-231, 2022.Copyright © 2022 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).