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What Is NAAC Accreditation? How sustainable solutions can help you achieve it.

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) certification or accreditation is a method to evaluate and maintain the standard of education provided in educational institutions in India. The NAAC accreditation focuses on the holistic development of students in higher education institutes by helping the min still skills and knowledge through education and by building a sustainable environment.

Institutes with NAAC accreditation are often considered as institutes that provide quality education. Therefore, the institutes should focus on creating an environment where students can grow and sustain themselves to get the NAAC accreditation.


The Significance of NAAC Accreditation

  • Quality Assurance: NAAC accreditation makes sure that educational institutions maintain a certain level of quality in terms of infrastructure, teaching methods, and overall academic environment. It acts as a measure to assure students, parents, and stakeholders that the institution is committed to providing high-quality education.
  • Global Recognition: Accreditation by NAAC enhances the global recognition of educational institutions. It serves as a testament for the institution’s commitment towards holistic development of students. This attracts international students and also creates opportunities for collaboration with foreign universities.
  • Continuous Improvement: The accreditation process involves self-assessment, peer review, and feedback, promoting a culture of continuous improvement. Institutions strive to meet and exceed the set standards, fostering a dynamic and evolving educational ecosystem.
  • Maximizes Recruitment Rate Of Students: Engaging in the accreditation process offers institutions valuable insights into the quality of their courses, enabling colleges to embrace optimal practices. Employers always prioritize candidates who possess enhanced knowledge and skills.

Criteria for obtaining NAAC accreditation

There are certain criteria set by the NAAC to obtain the NAAC accreditation. These criteria serve as guidelines for institutes and help them in lighting a path towards creating a fulfilling environment for students:

Criteria for obtaining NAAC accreditation

  • Curricular Aspects: The design and implementation of academic programs, ensuring they are relevant, updated, and aligned with educational objectives.
  • Teaching, Learning, And Evaluation: The methods, strategies, and assessment processes employed to facilitate effective learning experiences for students.
  • Research, Innovation, And Extensions: Encouraging and fostering a culture of research, innovation, and community engagement beyond the traditional academic framework.
  • Infrastructure And Learning Resources: The adequacy and effectiveness of physical and virtual facilities, ensuring a conducive environment for learning and research.
  • Student Support And Progression: Initiatives and mechanisms in place to support students' holistic development, ensuring their well-being and academic progression.
  • Governance, Leadership, And Management: The effectiveness of institutional leadership, governance structures, and management practices in achieving the institution's goals.
  • Institutional Values & Best Practices: Institutions' commitment towards opting for ethical practices and creating transparency for creating a sustainable environment.


How opting for sustainable solutions can help you?

Obtaining the NAAC accreditation is not just about providing quality education to the students. It’s about how you can create an environment where they can thrive. It’s about adopting sustainable practices to create a safe surrounding for them. Under the 7th criteria following sub-criteria highlight the importance of adopting sustainable practices:


  • The Institution has facilities for alternate sources of energy and energy conservation measures
  • Environmental Consciousness and Sustainability
  • Water conservation facilities available in the Institution
  • Green campus initiatives


These criteria by the NAAC highlights the need for adopting sustainable practices in an institution to create a sustainable environment for the students. Taking environmentally conscious measures helps institutes to score better during the accreditation.

How We at Koshish Sustainable Solutions Can Help You

Koshish is a sustainability-driven organisation, our team consists of experienced IITians with over 10 years of collective experience in the field of providing sustainable solutions to help organisations and individuals move towards a sustainable future. We provide sustainable and eco-conscious solutions like Alternative Energy Source - Biogas plants, Recyle and reuse of water - Sewage Treatment Plants, and Water Conservation Technology - Flush Free Mens Urinal Kit.

Let’s understand how our solutions can contribute to fulfilling criteria


  • The Institution has facilities for alternate sources of energy and energy conservation measures: Implementing biogas plants introduces an alternative and renewable source of energy on the campus. By converting organic waste into biogas, institutions can significantly reduce their reliance on conventional energy sources, contributing to a more sustainable and eco-friendly campus.

  • Environmental Consciousness and Sustainability: The introduction of biogas plants, waterless urinals, and sewage treatment plants reflects a strong commitment to environmental consciousness and sustainability. These solutions actively contribute to waste reduction, water conservation, and the overall ecological balance of the campus.


  • Water conservation facilities available in the Institution: Waterless urinals or waterless urinal kits play a crucial role in water conservation. By eliminating the need for flushing, these urinals significantly reduce water consumption on campus. This aligns perfectly with the water conservation criteria, showcasing the institution's dedication to responsible resource management.


  •  Green campus initiatives: The implementation of biogas plants, waterless urinals, and sewage treatment plants collectively contributes to the establishment of a green campus. These eco-conscious initiatives promote sustainable practices within the institute and reduce the environmental impact of the institute. This also encourages a culture of environmental responsibility among students and staff.

By addressing these specific NAAC criteria, Koshish's sustainable solutions not only contribute to the institution's accreditation but also showcase a proactive approach to creating environmentally conscious and resource-efficient campuses.

Bennett journey to achieving the NAAC Accreditation

In order to promote sustainable practices at their campus, Bennett University, Noida recently installed a 2 cubic meter GreenHome Flexi Biogas Plant, from Koshish Sustainable Solutions, the plant is being used to transform the food waste from their canteen into biogas for cooking, which is a clean and renewable energysource.

This initiative addresses the 7th criterion of NAAC (Environmental Consciousness and Sustainability), showcasing the university's commitment to environmental responsibility. The biogas plant plays a crucial role in reducing the reliance on conventional energy sources, which aligns with the university's dedication to eco-friendly practices.

This proactive approach not only increased the university's NAAC ratings, but also signifies their responsibility and forward-thinking attitude towards campus stainability.


In the journey towards NAAC accreditation, every initiative matters. The installation of biogas plants and the adoption of Flush Free Urinals are not just green check boxes, they are strategic moves that align with NAAC criteria. By embracing sustainability, educational institutions not only contribute to a healthier planet but also position themselves as leaders in the field of academic excellence.


In the pursuit of knowledge, let sustainability be your guiding principle, and watch as your institution not only achieves accreditation but also becomes a leader in responsible education in the eyes of future generations.