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Comparison of Indian Quality Assurance Model and Accreditation Parameters of Higher Education with International Standards


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1 Associate Professor, Department of Knitwear Design, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai, India
2 Professor & Head, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Chennai, India
 

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The globalization of higher education has become one of the most significant factors for the academic, social, and political promotion of a country. Quality human resources and knowledge workforce plays a vital role in the emerging environment and digital economy. Assessment and Accreditation (AA) of education ensures the quality of education and make the system more responsive to demand and accountability. This paper explores international quality assurance models and compares the significant quality parameters of higher education with the Indian accreditation system. India's accreditation bodies, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and National Board of Accreditation (NBA) maintain the quality of higher education in India which evaluates the institutional and programme standards respectively. The research mainly adopted generic quality parameters identified by the global accreditation agencies for the survey and feedback from the educational experts in higher education. The paper aims to propose a quality assurance framework model that matches with global standards.

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Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Accreditation, Quality Framework.
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Authors

Arul Kumaravelu
Associate Professor, Department of Knitwear Design, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai, India
E. S. M. Suresh
Professor & Head, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Chennai, India

Abstract


The globalization of higher education has become one of the most significant factors for the academic, social, and political promotion of a country. Quality human resources and knowledge workforce plays a vital role in the emerging environment and digital economy. Assessment and Accreditation (AA) of education ensures the quality of education and make the system more responsive to demand and accountability. This paper explores international quality assurance models and compares the significant quality parameters of higher education with the Indian accreditation system. India's accreditation bodies, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and National Board of Accreditation (NBA) maintain the quality of higher education in India which evaluates the institutional and programme standards respectively. The research mainly adopted generic quality parameters identified by the global accreditation agencies for the survey and feedback from the educational experts in higher education. The paper aims to propose a quality assurance framework model that matches with global standards.

Keywords


Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Accreditation, Quality Framework.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.16920/jeet%2F2021%2Fv35i2%2F154227