Q. What is education grading?
A. ONICRA Education Grading is an initiative dedicated to improving
and benchmarking the quality of the education sector in the country. This process
entails an in-depth analysis of the quality of education offered by the institute
and includes a visit to the institute by a 2- 3 member team of education grading
analysts under the guidance of a senior expert academician. The team prepares a
detailed evaluation which provides insight on the benchmarking exercise of the institute
and is verified by ONICRA’s committee comprising of senior educationists.
Q. What is ONICRA’s goal in launching Education Grading?
A. With rapid expansion and commercialization of the education
sector, it is imperative that continuous monitoring and controlled mechanism be
built to ensure a systematic enhancement in the quality of education.
There is a wide variation in the quality of training being imparted by various education
institutes making it necessary for a system to be evolved; where a common platform
of benchmarking across the country is in place.
The service addresses the perceived need among students and other stakeholders for
an informed, reliable and independent opinion on the quality of education imparted
by the various Education Institutes.
Onicra Education Grading provides assessment of academic quality of educational
institutions, Programmes conducted therein and their infrastructure to aid them
identify, validate and improve quality of education and standard of curriculum,
thus achieving excellence in specific facets of education.
Q. How long will it take ONICRA to complete its grading exercise?
A. ONICRA will take three to four weeks to complete the grading
exercise from the day it receives a request in writing from the institute, along
with all information required for the assessment.
Q. Can an institute use this Grading for its promotion?
A. Yes an institute can use this grading for its promotion. Grading
can be publicized through media by press releases or advertisements.
Q. Can an institute use ONICRA’s logo in its marketing and promotional
A. Yes, ONICRA grading can be displayed by the educational institute
with ONICRA brand and logo on their website, application forms, brochures, advertisements,
and visiting cards.
Q. How will ONICRA disseminate the grading?
A. ONICRA issues a grading certificate to the Education Institute.
The certificate will mention the grading and define its validity.