It is good news to the colleges that are performing better in the academic excellence, may increase their intake students capacity from next year.
The Higher Education Department, Karnataka has introduced an initiative for institutions that excel in academics and secure A+ OR A grade from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
As per the order, eligible colleges will get an opportunity to increase their college intake capacity from the next academic year 2015.
The department has taken the decision to promote the better performing colleges to promote quality education and with the aim of enhancing enrollment ratio from present 25.5% to 35% by the end of 2020. [Karnataka govt to set up smart class rooms, virtual classes]
According to the new order, interested institutions can send their proposal listing course wise and programme wise existing intake capacity and proposed intake capacity to the principal secretary to government, Higher Education Department by December 31, 2014.
Meanwhile, these institutions have to provide 25% of increase seats to the students who belong to the socio-economically backward classes. These colleges must have required an infrastructure, teaching and non-teaching staff in place before the commencement of the next academic year.
The state government will accept the proposal within the 15 days from the receipt of the request proposal. [Tamil Nadu colleges and universities are top in NAAC accreditation]
The institutions that are availing the benefit of increased intake should maintain their NAAC score consistently and should have to offer programmes shift-wise to overcome the infrastructure and faculty deficiencies.