Global_academic_ranking_parametersACADEMICS AND TEACHING

The parameter deals with core academic and teaching activities in the institution. Teachers, students and all academic activities will be assessed in this section. Quality of teaching has a direct impact upon learner’s achievement, curricular and otherwise. Promoting excellence in a multicultural and multilingual environment has become highly essential for the development of a balanced and growing society.

Key assessment areas:

 Faculty Student Ratio, faculty qualification and experience
 Teaching methodology and pedagogy
 Assessment methods and scope for improvement
 Accreditation and quality management

Global_academic_ranking_parametersINFRASTRUCTURE AND RESOURCES

Assessing infrastructure is critical in determining the support provided for good teaching. Good infrastructure directly translates in to more possibilities and better realisation of potential. It also enhances the general safety and well being of all inhabitants of the eco system.

Key assessment areas:

 Academic and basic facilities in the campus
 IT facilities for students and staff
 Medical facilities and special needs management

Global_academic_ranking_parametersCOMPETENCY AND SKILL BUILDING

In an era where marks, grades and certificates have become passé’, it is the effort on developing Competency and skills that will differentiate educational institutes both locally as well as globally. Such programmes, associated with curriculum makes students and staff capable of managing their day to day activities effectively and achieve more productivity with less resources. For teaching staff, initial education and continuous professional development of the highest quality along with access to support throughout their careers are critical to their performance at work and in society. It is highly important to identify skill requirements of tomorrow, fill in the skills gaps and correct mismatches at an early stage of one’s life. Based on the ‘21st Century Skill’ assessment criteria developed by WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM, the key competency and skills development programme for student success in each institute will be analyzed.

 

Key assessment areas:

Faculty development programme
Skill building programs for students
Curricular and non-curricular skill building activities

Global_academic_ranking_parametersINCLUSIVENESS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

An educated community can contribute to better social environment. Every educational institution has a responsibility to the community around it. Education and opportunity is for everyone, hence the sense of equality among citizens is very important. More the in-built inclusiveness less will be the mental barriers of communal, racial and gender discriminations. The parameter inclusivity and social responsibility measures the institutions ability to accommodate multi gender, multi cultural and multi financial backgrounds under the same roof and provide a healthy environment for everyone to prosper.

Key assessment areas:

Male and Female staff ratio
International/National student to domestic student ratio
International/National staff to domestic staff ratio
Scholarships and financial support for economically backward community
Social intervention initiatives from students


Global_academic_ranking_parametersGRADUATE OUTCOME

This parameter is designed to measure the effectiveness of academic and teaching activities of an educational institution. Percentage of student’s academic success and progressions to the next level with excellence will be assessed systematically.

Key assessment areas:

Exam results and performance analytics
Participation and performance in public exams
Progression to the next level

Global_academic_ranking_parametersPROTECTION CARE AND GUIDANCE

Redefining all rating standards, GAR focuses more specifically on Protection, Care and Guidance programmes implemented by the institutions. Protection and care system are the need of the hour and it is very relevant based on current social, economic and cultural context. GAR assesses the methodology, systematic approach and effectiveness of such in house programmes.

 

Key assessment areas:

Safety checklist for students and staff
Psychological and counselling services for staffs and students
Evacuation procedures and safety drills
Child protection policy
Child abuse policy
Training of resistance against victimization, abuse and bullying
Safe use of technology

PERCEPTIONGlobal_academic_ranking_parameters

While most of the other parameters are uni-directional in approach, this parameter is multi-directional. What good are all efforts if it doesn’t translate in to a popular perception among the stakeholders? Here, GAR will assess the effectiveness and the impact of the Institute on all its stake holders through a structured survey.

Key assessment areas:

Opinion survey from Students, parents, alumni and staff