Karnatak Law Society’s Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi, was recently conferred Accreditation by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, for Five of it’s programmes viz. Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Civil Engineering. It is one of the most difficult and challenging assessments for an Engineering Institution. Since 2012 NBA is following the new format for this assessment based on the criteria and parameters as per Washington Accord. This is a compulsory requirement for getting acceptance of a technical degree in most of the developed countries.
Karnatak Law Society’s Gogte Institute of Technology is the first Institute in North Karnataka to get it’s five programmes accredited as per the new format. GIT did get accredited twice in the past as per the old format.
The team of 11 members comprising of Directors and Senior Professors from IITs, NIT and other Institutes of National importance visited GIT on 21st, 22nd and 23rd of August 2015. In-depth assessment was carried out on the parameters of teaching-learning, Governance, Rresearch and innovation, Industry Interface and compliance of the norms. The Committee also assessed many indirect parameters such as acceptance of the students in the industry sector, Alumni performance, feedback from all the stake holders including employers etc.
The tag of NBA secured by an Educational Institute sets it apart from its peers. The students studying from NBA Accredited Institutions are considered to be the product of a system with very high academic quality and professional relevance and has got the global acceptance.
Accreditation also assures prospective employers that the students have graduated from a Institute where the quality has been evaluated as per established standards and also possess good competence.