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Diamond rating for Nitte University in QS I-GAUGE Indian University Ratings

Diamond rating for Nitte University in QS I-GAUGE Indian University Ratings

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Mangaluru, Jul 01, 2019 : Nitte (Deemed to be University) has been awarded a Diamond rating by QS I-GAUGE Indian College and University Ratings. QS I-GAUGE rating is administered by a joint venture of QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. of the United Kingdom and India’s ERA Foundation. QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. is reputed body that organizes one of the most influential international University ranking systems.


QS I-GAUGE rating uses an evidence driven, transparent and holistic methodology of international standards to assess institutions in six primary criteria and two secondary criteria. Institutions are rated on one of the five levels - Bronze, Silver, Gold, Diamond and Diamond+. Currently no Institution in India has been rated in Diamond+ category. Less than a dozen Higher Education Institutions in India currently have a Diamond rating by QS I-GAUGE. Announcing this  to the  media, the Vice Chancellor of Nitte (Deemed to be University), Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary said that the Diamond rating recognizes Nitte University’s achievements in areas like teaching-learning, faculty quality, facilities, student diversity, student outcomes, research, entrepreneurship and social responsibility.

Nitte University is also ranked 70th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2019) by Ministry of Human resources and Development and is accredited with “A Grade” by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council of India.

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