Panjab University managed to retain its status of grade-A university in the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) grading, but witnessed a minor dip in the overall score.
The PU scored 3.35 points of 4. The university had scored 3.47 in last accreditation done in 2009.
NAAC is an autonomous body set up by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country.
NAAC have given weightage to various aspects such as curricular, teaching-learning and evaluation, research, consultancy and extension, infrastructure and learning resources, student support and progression, governance, leadership and management, innovations and best practices.
A 16-member team of NAAC had visited PU campus to evaluate and accredit the university with a fresh NAAC rating in March.