The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has conferred A++ grade to Cotton College with a CGPA of 3.76 in the 4.00 scale.
Addressing to the media, Dr Nirada Devi, Principal, Cotton College, said, “ It is the worth mentioning that ‘A++’ is the highest grade conferred by the NAAC and Cotton College obviously became the first college ever to get the highest grade in the entire NorthEast zone of India. The CGPA of 3.76 scored by the college happens to be the third utmost score among the colleges nationwide.”
She added,” the result was declared by the NAAC on November 5, 2016 through their website. This is the 3rd cycle of NAAC accreditation for the college and is valid for a period of five years. After the meticulous three-day assessment by the NAAC peer team during September 14-16, 2016. The result has naturally brought about the much-awaited merriment to the college and all its stakeholders.”
Devi said, “the result is the outcome of the evaluation of the five years (2011-2016) of the excellence demonstrated by the college under the seven types of criteria as earmarked by the University Grants Commission. We will try to bring our score more high by improving the point which are still lacking behind, we will also try to take commerce stream in our institution.”
She informed, “ till now, the government Mahindra College of Punjab had Scored the highest CGPA of 3.86 nationwide, followed by Hans Raj Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Punjab with CGPA 3.83. Cotton college now spares the third position at the national level with Joyti Nivas College, Karnataka, St Joseph College, Kerala and DAV college, Punjab, with CGPA of 3.76.”
Dr. Nirada Devi, stated that I express my sense of thankfulness to all the stakeholders of the institution including the faculty, students, retired teachers, non-teaching staff, alumni and well-wishers for this achievement.