National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was the youngest institution to be awarded with an ‘A++’ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body established in 1994 by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country. To be eligible to apply for the NAAC accreditation, an educational institution should have completed five years. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham had just completed six years in January 2009 when it applied for the accreditation. ‘A++’ is the highest grade that can be awarded to the best-in-class institutions for higher learning.