Silver lining for GSSSIETW in QS I-GAUGE rating audit

Mysuru, February 20:- GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women (GSSSIETW) participated in the  QS I∙GAUGE rating audit. The audit was governed by the current version of QS I∙GAUGE methodology. The process involved gathering independent survey responses from various stakeholders viz students, faculty and alumni and data input sheet by the institution. After six months of the rigorous audit process, GSSSIETW was awarded overall silver.

The major achievements were in the areas of facilities, teaching-learning process, employability and entrepreneurship.

QS I·GAUGE is a brand incorporated in India as an independent private-sector initiative specialised in rating colleges and universities. It brings together the global expertise, experience and reputation of United Kingdom based QS (Quacquarelli Symonds), along with deep local knowledge of luminaries from Indian higher education.

Based on the globally recognised QS Stars University rating system developed by QS, QS I∙GAUGE has been adapted to capture the reality of the dynamic Indian higher education sector, while at the same time maintaining the strict quality standards that are synonymous with the QS brand.

QS I∙GAUGE is a comprehensive and independent rating system for Indian colleges and universities. Consisting of seven primary indicators; teaching and learning, faculty quality, employability, student survey, facilities, social responsibility and accreditation and five secondary indicators, out of which two have to be chosen. entrepreneurship and research, the QS I·GAUGE rating provides a unique 360-degree perspective of Indian institutions of higher learning.

The ‘silver rating’ was achieved with the maximum contribution of NBA accredited braches  (ECE, CSE, ISE, TCE and EIE) accredited for the period July 2017 to June 2020 in the areas of teaching-learning process, faculty quality, employability, student survey, facilities, social responsibility. Also, GSSSIETW has shown tremendous progress in MSME incubation centre, innovation cell, IPR cell and EDC cell activities for the benefit of the students. GSSSIETW is in the process of uploading self-study report for NAAC accreditation soon.  (MR).

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