Every year NAAC gives assessment and accreditation ratings to the institutions and universities. Assessment and Accreditation is broadly used for understanding the "Quality Status" of an institution. A institution, a University, or any other recognized Unit therein, meets the standards of quality as set by the Accreditation Agency, in terms of its performance, related to the educational processes and outcomes, covering the curriculum, teaching-learning, evaluation, faculty, research, infrastructure, learning resources, organization, governance, financial well being and student services.
Mangalore University re-accredited by the NAAC to come out with its draft vision-mission statement.
Setting its appearance of getting re-accredited latest by the june 2013, the Universities authorities here gas prepared the statement, which will be circulated to all postgraduate departments for their suggestions.
The draft vision has incorporated short, intermediate and long term goals for the university, which hopes to achieve it with help of its staff. The mission lays thrust on achieving quality in higher education, cultivating scientific temperament among students and promoting inclusive policies aimed at reaching out to every single stakeholder benefiting from the university.
A six member committee comprising serving and retired faculty from the university have over the course of the past six months pooled their ideas in preparing the vision0mission document which has been fine tuned by the vice chancellor TC Shivashankara Murthy and his team.
Where as other universities that have assigned consultancy association for the purpose, it has been a totally in-house effort, saving cost and resources of the university.
P S Yadapadithya, Registrar said, "It is the singular vision of the VC that saw the process of preparing the vision-mission document on a advance.
He also said, "We need to address several issues including having necessary physical infrastructure and appointing staff, among others as per the road map expounded in the vision-mission document". This effect will boost the university's aim to get the hihest re-accreditation rating from NAAC.
Shivashankara Murthy who advised the academic council of this initiative of the university at its general meeting, and said the postgraduate department have been asked to give their feedback on the draft.
He said, "The mission statement will help support the vision that we have for the university's future growth".