Over 34,000 colleges, 690 universities have no accreditation: MoE-Education News

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has not granted accreditation to at least 695 universities and more than 34,000 colleges nationwide, according to information provided to Parliament on Monday.

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Union Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar provided the information in response to a written query in the Lok Sabha.

“As per information received from the UGC, out of the 1,113 universities and 43,796 colleges, NAAC has accredited 418 universities and 9,062 colleges,” he said.

“To bring all the educational institutions, universities and colleges under the accredit system, NAAC has considerably reduced the fee structure for assessment and accreditation,” he said.

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