Accreditation in higher education

is a collegial process based on self and peer assessment. Its purpose is the improvement of academic quality and public accountability. This continuing quality control process occurs usually every five to ten years.

Regionally accredited colleges are mostly academically-oriented, non-profit or state-owned institutions.

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Why Accreditation ?

Accreditation offers the opportunity for a Higher Education institution to be recognized as an entity that offers quality education and research for the good of society.An accreditation process reveals deficiencies in quality and management errors. It places the institution’s credibility and reputation at risk.

Thus, if an institution does not prepare for and believe that accreditation is for a greater good, it will be unable to handle the collateral effects that arise along the way.

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Automate the whole accreditation process to reduce workload and documentation


Auto creation of SER/SAR reports and CQI tools to be in par with the standards provided by the autonomous bodies

Governing bodies

Ease the auditing and inspection process smoother for the evaluator and provide the right inputs.

Key features that sets us apart

Process, Plan, track and improvise accreditation process

Accreditation system is compliant with various accreditation bodies like NAAC, NBA, NIRF , CHEA ,ABET, TEQSA, CPE, KHDA, AACSB, CHED etc
iCloudEMS simplifies the accreditation process almost for the major accepted accreditation bodies from all over the world. Integrate fully customizable and comprehensive accreditation information management with SIS and various other modules.

  • Compliant with Washington accord ,LIMA accord and Bologna process
  • Designed for higher education programs technical, nontechnical etc
  • Improvise management programs like business administration, medical, dental & nursing colleges

Create reports anytime

Accreditation management system & assessment with powerful reporting tools to create various reports required for your institution with one click on admission, curriculum, courses ,assessments grades, teaching practices the amenities & resources provided to students and the faculty.

Various reports like SER/SAR/AQAR/IQAC/ AACSB

No need to invest for a dedicated IT support for reports .Design as per the standard assigned by the autonomous bodies and access it on the go.

Track the progress in real time with each element mentioned as per accreditation. Compliance to standards help prepare to start the accreditation process also gaps get identified in each foundation elements .

  • Anytime reports
  • GAP analysis
  • Assessment tools

Quality improvement tools for accreditation process

Centralised data collection and capturing through simplified forms ensures that the entire institute is
compliant with the accreditation standards.

Defining PEO’s and linking with mission and vision of the institute for continuous quality improvement. Online assessments and evaluation processes enable faculty and administrators to manage educational programs as per standards shared by the governing bodies and the management as well.

  • Tools
  • Quality tools
  • Rubrics and grading
  • Assignments and assessments
Easily review cycles under a centralised system and assess the data ,plans and strategies and align then to institutions mission and goals. Maintenance of OBE, reporting and analytics and alignment with curriculum components, guidelines, feedback to faculty and contributors consistently and not just for the audit. Visibility to gauge where the programs stand in the assessment cycle with dashboards & reports. Easy inquiry into outcomes, institutional goals, followed by action plans.

Advantages of Accreditation reports are

Keeping a full record of pre-admission inquiries, along with the details of all the students.
Quick analysis of the data will become possible.
Access to even the minute details will be feasible.
Data security will be ensured.

Helps in optimizing the resources and decision making will become a lot easier while allotting the seats during the final admission process.

Faster report generation.
User friendly module for getting insight about all the specifications.

Accreditation Bodies in India

NBA (Program based)

NBA has introduced a new process, parameters and criteria for accreditation. These are in line with the best international practices and oriented to assess the outcomes of the programme , especially of the programs in professional and technical disciplines.

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NAAC (Institution based)

The NAAC has been set up to facilitate the volunteering institutions to assess their performance vis-a-vis set parameters through introspection and a process that provides space for participation of the institution.


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A national-level Apex Advisory Body to conduct a survey on the facilities available for technical education and to promote development in the country in a coordinated and integrated manner.


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The Higher Education institutions which are submitting the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) need to submit in revised format with effect from 1st July 2018 onwards.There are some recent changes are done in AQAR submission.

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