Dimapur, October 31: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has conferred St Joseph’s College Jakhama, NAAC re-accredited with Grade A (CGPA 3.12) an autonomous status.
On the basis of the report of the UGC Expert Committee, the standing committee in its meeting held on September 20, 2018 decided to grant autonomous status to St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama affiliated to Nagaland University for a period of ten years with effect from 2018-2019 to 2027-2028 under the UGC scheme for Autonomous Colleges.
A notification issued by joint secretary of UGC, Dr Surender Singh directed Registrar, Nagaland University to issue necessary notification/ order regarding the grant of autonomous status to the college as per UGC (Conferment of Autonomous Status Upon Colleges and Measures for Maintenance of Standards in Autonomous Colleges) Regulations, 2018 for Autonomous Colleges. The college, if eligible, shall apply for autonomy grant as per the norms laid down in the regulations.
The autonomous college is required to abide by all the provisions of the UGC Regulations for Autonomous Colleges. The regulations are available on the UGC website, www.ugc.ac.in. The college shall apply in the prescribed format to University Grants Commission for extension of autonomous status six month to the expiry of the autonomous cycle.
(Page News Service)