CRITERION 1 - Curricular Aspects (150)

Key Indicator – 1.1 Curriculum Design and Development (50)

Metric No. Description Weightage
1.1.1 Curricula developed and implemented have relevance to the local, national, regional and global healthcare needs which are visible in Programme Outcomes (POs), and Course Outcomes (COs) offered by the University,as per the norms of the Regulatory Bodies. 20
1.1.2 Percentage of Programmes where syllabus revision was carried out during the last five years 15
1.1.3 Provide a description of courses with focus on competency/ employability/ entrepreneurship/ skill-development offered either by the University or in collaboration with partner Institutions / Industries during the last five years 15

Key Indicator – 1.2 Academic Flexibility (40)

Metric No. Description Weightage
1.2.1 Percentage of Programmes in which Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS)/Elective Course Systemhas been implemented, wherever provision was made by the Regulatory Bodies (Data for the preceding academic year). 10
1.2.2 Percentage of new Degree Programmes, Fellowships and Diplomas introduced by the University across all Faculties during the last five years (certificate programmes are not to be included) 15
1.2.3 Percentage of interdisciplinary courses under the Programmes offered by the University during the last five years 15

Key Indicator – 1.3 Curriculum Enrichment (40)

Metric No. Description Weightage
1.3.1 Institution integrates crosscutting issues relevant to Gender, Environment and Sustainability, Human Values, Health Determinants, Right to Health Issues, Emerging demographic changes and Professional Ethics in the curricula 10
1.3.2 Number of value-added courses offered during the last five years that impart transferable and life skills 13
1.3.3 Percentage of students who successfully completed the value-added courses during the last five years 12
1.3.4 Students undertake field visits / research projects / Industry internship / visits/Community postings as part of curriculum enrichment 5

Key Indicator – 1.4 Feedback System (20)

Description Weightage
1.4.1 Mechanism is in place for obtaining structured feedback on curricula/syllabi from various stakeholders

Structured feedback received from:
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Employers
  • Alumni
  • Professionals
1.4.2 Feedback process of the Institution may be classified as:

Options(Optany onethat is applicable):
  • Feedback collected, analysed and action taken on feedback and relevant documents are made available on the institutional website
  • Feedback collected, analysed and action has been taken
  • Feedback collected and analysed
  • Feedback collected
  • Feedback not obtained/collected

CRITERION 2 - Teaching-Learning and Evaluation (200)

Key Indicator – 2.1 Student Enrolment and Profile (10)

Metric No. Description Weightage
2.1.1 Due consideration is given to equity and inclusiveness by providing reservation of seats to all categories during the admission process 3
2.1.2 Student Demand Ratio, applicable to programmes where State / Central Common Entrance Tests are not conducted 4
2.1.3 Student enrollment pattern and student profile to demonstrate national/international spread of enrolled students from other states and countries 3

Key Indicator – 2.2 Catering to Student Diversity (15)

Metric No. Description Weightage
2.2.1 The Institution assesses the learning levels of the students after admission and organises special programmes for advanced learners and slow performers 7
2.2.2 Student - Fulltime teacher ratio (data for the preceding academic year) 8

Key Indicator – 2.3 Teaching - Learning Process (25)

Metric No. Description Weightage
2.3.1 Student-centric methods are used for enhancing learning experiences by:
  • Experiential learning
  • Integrated/Inter-disciplinary learning
  • Participatory learning
  • Problem-solving methodologies
  • Self-directed learning
  • Patient-centric and Evidence-based learning
  • The Humanities
  • Project-based learning
  • Role play
2.3.2 Has provision for the use of Clinical Skills Laboratory and Simulation Based Learning 5
2.3.3 Teachers use ICT-enabled tools for effective teaching and learning process, including online e-resources 6
2.3.4 Student:Mentor Ratio (preceding academic year) 6

Key Indicator – 2.4 Teacher Profile and Quality (55)

Description Weightage
2.4.1 Average percentage of fulltime teachers against sanctioned posts during the last five years 15
2.4.2 Average percentage of fulltime teachers with Ph.D./D.Sc./D.Lit./DM/M Ch/DNB in super specialities /other PG degrees (like MD/ MS/ MDS etc.,) in Health Sciences for recognition as Ph.D guides as per the eligibility criteria stipulated by the Regulatory Councils / Universities during the last five years 12
2.4.3 Average Teaching experience of fulltime teachers in number of years (preceding academic year) 10
2.4.4 Average percentage of teachers trained for development and delivery of e-contents / e-courses / video lectures / demonstrations during the last 5 years 8
2.4.5 Average Percentage of fulltime teachers who received awards and recognitions for excellence in teaching, student mentoring, scholarships, professional achievements and academic leadership at State, National, International levels from Government / Government-recognized agencies / registered professional associations / academies during the last five years 10

Key Indicator – 2.5 Evaluation Process and Reforms (40)

Description Weightage
2.5.1 Average number of days from the date of last semester-end/ year- end examination to the date of declaration of results during the last five years 10
2.5.2 Average percentage of student complaints / grievances about evaluation, against the total number of students appeared in the examinations during the last five years 5
2.5.3 Evaluation-related Grievance Redressal mechanism followed by the Institution: 5
2.5.4 Reforms in the process and procedure in the conduct of evaluation/examination; including Continuous Internal Assessment to improve the examination system. 10
2.5.5 Status of automation of the Examination division, using Examination Management System (EMS) along with an approved online Examination Manual 10

Key Indicator – 2.6 Student Performance and Learning Outcomes (25)

Description Weightage
2.6.1 The Institution has stated learning outcomes /graduate attributes as per the provisions of Regulatory bodies which are integrated into the assessment process and widely publicized through the website and other documents 10
2.6.2 Incremental performance in Pass percentage of final year students in the last five years 15

Key Indicator – 2.7 Student Satisfaction Survey (30)

Description Weightage
2.7.1 Online student satisfaction survey regarding teaching learning process. 30

CRITERION 3 - Research, Innovations and Extension (250)

Key Indicator – 3.1 Promotion of Research and Facilities (30)

Metric No. Description Weightage
3.1.1 The Institution has a well-defined Research promotion policy and the same is uploaded on the Institutional website 3
3.1.2 The Institution provides seed money to its teachers for research 5
3.1.3 Average Percentage of teachers awarded national/ international fellowship / Financial support for advanced studies/collaborative research / conference participation in Indian and Overseas Institutions during the last five years 3
3.1.4 Number of JRFs, SRFs, Post Doctoral Fellows, Research Associates and other research fellows in the university enrolled during the last five years 4
3.1.5 University has the following facilities* 10
3.1.6 Percentage of departments with recognition by ICMR-CAR, DST-FIST, DBT, MCI, DCI, PCI, AICTE, AYUSH, NACO, WHO, NIH etc. and other similar recognitions by national and international agencies, (excluding mandatory recognitions by Regulatory Councils for UG /PG programmes) 5

Key Indicator – 3.2 Resource Mobilization for Research (20)

Metric No. Description Weightage
3.2.1 Grants for research projects /clinical trials sponsored by non-government sources such as industry, corporate houses, international bodies, endowments, professional associations, endowment-Chairs etc., in the Institution during the last five years 5
3.2.2 Grants for research projects/clinical research project sponsored by the government funding agencies during the last five years 10
3.2.3 Ratio of research projects/clinical trials per teacher funded by government/industries and non-government agencies during the last five years 5

Key Indicator – 3.3 Innovation Ecosystem (20)

Metric No. Description Weightage
3.3.1 Institution has created an ecosystem for innovations and entrepreneurship with an Incubation centre, entrepreneurship cell 5
3.3.2 Workshops/seminars conducted on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Research methodology, Good clinical Practice, Laboratory, Pharmacy and Collection practices, Research Grant writing and Industry-Academia Collaborations during the last five years 6
3.3.3 Number of awards / recognitions received for innovation / discoveries by the Institution/teachers/research scholars/students from recognized bodies during the last five years 4
3.3.4 Number of start-ups incubated on campus during the last five years 5

Key Indicator – 3.4 Research Publications and Awards (100)

Description Weightage
3.4.1 The Institution has a stated Code of Ethics for research, the implementation of which is ensured by the following:
  • Research methodology with course on research ethics
  • Ethics committee
  • Plagiarism check
  • Committee on Publication guidelines
3.4.2 The Institution provides incentives for teachers who receive state,national or internationalrecognitions/awards
  • Career Advancement
  • Salary increment
  • Recognition by Institutional website notification
  • Commendation certificate with cash award
3.4.3 Number of Patents/ Copyrights published/awarded/technology-transferred during the last five years 10
3.4.4 Average number of Ph.D/ DM/ M Ch/ PG Degree in the respective disciplines awarded per recognized PG teacher* of the Institution during the last five years 16
3.4.5 Average Number of research papers per teacher in the approved list of Journals in Scopus / Web of Science/ PubMed during the last five calendar years 15
3.4.6 Average Number of research papers per teacher in the approved list of Journals notified in UGC-CARE list during the last five calendar years 10
3.4.7 Total Number of books/ chapters in edited volumes and papers in National/International conference-proceedings published per teacher and indexed in Scopus/Web of Science/ PubMed UGC-CARE list during the last five calendar years 7
3.4.8 Bibliometric of the publications during the last five calendar years based on average Citation Index in Scopus/ Web of Science 13
3.4.9 Provide Scopus/ Web of Science – h-index of the Institution for the last 5 calendar years 12

Key Indicator – 3.5 Consultancy (15)

Description Weightage
3.5.1 Institution has a policy on IPR and consultancy including revenue sharing between the Institution and the individual, besides a training cum capacity building programme for teachers, students and staff for undertaking consultancy. 10
3.5.2 Revenue generated from advisory / R&D consultancy projects(exclude Patients consultancy) including Clinical trials during the last five years 5

Key Indicator – 3.6 Extension Activities (45)

Description Weightage
3.6.1 Extension* and outreach activities* such as community Health Education, Community health camps, Tele-conferences, Tele-Medicine consultancy etc., are conducted in collaboration with industry,Government and non- Government Organisations engaging NSS/NCC/Red cross/YRC, Institutional clubs etc., during the last five years 15
3.6.2 Average percentage of students participating in extension and outreach activities beyond the curricular requirement as stated at 3.6.1 10
3.6.3 Number of awards and recognitions received for extension and outreach activities from Government / other recognized bodies during the last five years 5
3.6.4 Institutional social responsibility activitiesinthe neighborhood community in terms of education, environmental issues like Swachh Bharath, health and hygiene awareness, delivery of free/ subsidized health care and socio economic development issues carried out by the students and staff, including the amount of expenditure incurred during the last five years 15

Key Indicator – 3.7 Collaboration (20)

Description Weightage
3.7.1 Average Number of Collaborative activities for research, faculty exchange, student exchange/ Industry-internship etc.., per year 10
3.7.2 Presence of functional MoUs with Institutions/ industries in India and abroad for academic, clinical training / internship, on-the-job training, project work, student / faculty exchange, collaborative research programmes etc., during the last five years 10

CRITERION 4 - Infrastructure and Learning Resources (100)

Key Indicator – 4.1 Physical Facilities (20)

Metric No. Description Weightage
4.1.1 The Institution has adequate physical facilities for teaching –learning, skills acquisition etc. 5
4.1.2 The Institution has adequate facilities to support physical and recreational requirements of students and staff- sports, games (indoor, outdoor), gymnasium, auditorium, yoga centre etc. and for cultural activities 5
4.1.3 Availability and adequacy of general campus facilities and overall ambience: 5
4.1.4 Average percentage of expenditure incurred, excluding salary, for infrastructure development and augmentation during the last five years 5

Key Indicator – 4.2 Clinical, Equipment and Laboratory Learning Resources (30)

Metric No. Description Weightage
4.2.1 Teaching Hospital/s, Equipments, Laboratory and clinical teaching-learning facilities including equipment as per the norms of the respective Regulatory Bodies. 15
4.2.2 Describe the adequacy of both outpatients and inpatients in the teaching hospital during the last five years vis–a–vis the number of students trained and programmes offered (based on HIMS / EMR) within 500 words. 5
4.2.3 Availability of infrastructure for community based learning

Institute has:

  • Attached Satellite Primary Health Centers
  • Attached Rural Health Centers available for training of students
  • Attached Urban Health Centre for training of students
  • Residential facility for students / trainees at the above peripheral health centers / hospitals
4.2.4 Is the Teaching Hospital / Clinical Laboratory accredited by any National Accrediting Agency?
  • NABH accreditation
  • NABL accreditation
  • International accreditation like JCI.,
  • ISO certification of departments /Institution
  • GLP/GCLP accreditation.

Key Indicator – 4.3 Library as a Learning Resource (20)

Metric No. Description Weightage
4.3.1 Library is automated using Integrated Library Management System (ILMS) 4
4.3.2 Total number of books and reference volumes as well as collection of ancient books, manuscripts, Digitalized traditional manuscripts, Discipline-specific learning resources from ancient Indian languages, special reports or any other knowledge resource for library enrichment especially with reference to traditional systems of medicines 3
4.3.3 Does the Institution have an e-Library with membership/subscription for the following:

  • e – journals / e-books consortia
  • e - ShodhSindhu
  • Shodhganga
  • Discipline-specific Databases
4.3.4 Average annual expenditure for purchase of books and journals (including e-resources) during the last five years 5
4.3.5 E-content resources used by teachers/students :
  • other MOOCs platforms
  • Institutional LMS
  • e-PG-Pathshala

Key Indicator – 4.4 IT Infrastructure (20)

Description Weightage
4.4.1 Percentage of classrooms, seminar halls and demonstration rooms linked with internet /Wi-Fi enabled ICT facilities (data for the preceding academic year) 5
4.4.2 Institution frequently updates its computer availability for students and IT facilities including Wi-Fi 5
4.4.3 Available bandwidth of internet connection in the Institution (Leased line) 5
4.4.4 Facilities for e-content development such as Media centre, audio visual centre, Lecture Capturing System (LCS), etc. 5

Key Indicator – 4.5 Maintenance of Campus Infrastructure (10)

Description Weightage
4.5.1 Average percentage of expenditure incurred on maintenance of physical facilities and academic support facilities excluding salary component during the last five years 5
4.5.2 There are established systems and processesfor maintaining physical and academic support facilities: (laboratory, library,sports facilities,computers,classrooms, etc.)
Describe policy details of systems and processes for maintaining physical and academic support facilities within 500 words.

Provide Weblink to:

  • Minutes of the meetings of the Maintenance Committee
  • Log book or other records regarding maintenance works.
  • Any other relevant information

CRITERION 5 - Student Support and Progression (100)

Key Indicator – 5.1 Student Support (30)

Metric No. Description Weightage
5.1.1 Average percentage of students benefited by scholarships /free-ships / fee-waivers by Government / Non-Governmental agencies / Institution during the last five years 10
5.1.2 Institution implements a variety of capabilityenhancement and other skill developmentschemes
  • Softskills development
  • Language and communication skill development
  • Yoga and wellness
  • Analytical skill development
  • Human value development
  • Personality and professional development
  • Employability skill development
5.1.3 Average percentage of students benefited by guidance for competitive examinations and career advancement offered by the Institution during the last five years 5
5.1.4 The Institution has an active international student cell of the preceding academic year 2
5.1.5 The Institution has a transparent mechanism for timely redressal of student grievances / prevention of sexual harassment and prevention of ragging 6

Key Indicator – 5.2 Student Progression (40)

Metric No. Description Weightage
5.2.1 Average percentage of students qualifying in state/ national/ international level examinations during the last five years 10
5.2.2 Average percentage of placement /self-employed professional services of outgoing students during the last five years 15
5.2.3 Percentage of the graduates in the preceding academic year, who have had progression to higher education. 15

Key Indicator – 5.3 Student Participation and Activities (20)

Metric No. Description Weightage
5.3.1 Number of awards/medals for outstanding performance in sports/cultural activities at state/regional/national/international events (award for a team event should be counted as one) during the last five years 10
5.3.2 Presence of Student Council and its activities for Institutional development and student welfare 5
5.3.3 Average Number of sports and cultural activities / events/ competitions organised in the Institution per year 5

Key Indicator – 5.4 Alumni Engagement (10)

Description Weightage
5.4.1 The Alumni Association/Chapter(registered and functional) has contributed significantly to the development of the Institution through financial and other support services during the last five years 5
5.4.2 Provide the areas of contribution by the Alumni Association / chapters during the last five years
  • Financial / kind
  • Donation of books /Journals/ volumes
  • Students placement
  • Student exchanges
  • Institutional endowments

CRITERION 6 - Governance, Leadership and Management (100)

Key Indicator – 6.1 Institutional Vision and Leadership (10)

Metric No. Description Weightage
6.1.1 The Institution has clearly stated vision and mission which are reflected in its academic and administrative governance 5
6.1.2 Effective leadership is reflected in various Institutional practices such as decentralization and participative management etc. 5

Key Indicator – 6.2 Strategy Developments and Deployment (15)

Metric No. Description Weightage
6.2.1 The Institutional Strategic plan is effectively deployed. 5
6.2.2 Effectiveness and efficiency of functioning of the Institutional bodies as evidenced by policies, administrative setup, appointment and service rules, procedures etc. 5
6.2.3 The University has implemented e-governance in the following areas of operation
  • Planning and Development
  • Administration (including Hospital Administration & Medical Records)
  • Finance and Accounts
  • Student Admission and Support
  • Examination

Key Indicator – 6.3 Faculty and Staff Empowerment Strategies (25)

Metric No. Description Weightage
6.3.1 The Institution has effective welfare measures for teaching and non-teaching staff and other beneficiaries. 5
6.3.2 Average percentage of teachers provided with financial support to attend conferences / workshops and towards membership fee of professional bodies during the last five years 5
6.3.3 Average number of professional development / administrative training programmes organized by the University for teaching and non- teaching/technical staff during the last five years 5
6.3.4 Average percentage of teachers undergoing Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) including online programmes (Orientation / Induction Programmes, Refresher Course, Short Term Course etc.) during the last five years 7
6.3.5 Institution has Performance Appraisal System for teaching and non-teaching staff 3

Key Indicator – 6.4 Financial Management and Resource Mobilization (20)

Description Weightage
6.4.1 Institutional strategies for mobilization of funds and the optimal utilisation of resources 8
6.4.2 Funds / Grants received from government / non-government bodies / philanthropists during the last five years (excluding scholarships and research grants covered under Criterion III) 7
6.4.3 Institution conducts internal and external financial audits regularly
Describe the mechanism for internal and external financial audits conducted by the Institution during the last five years (within 500 words)

Provide web link to

  • Policy on internal and external audit mechanisms
  • Financial Audit reports for the last five years (Refer annexure number -01 as per SOP).
  • Any other relevant information

Key Indicator – 6.5 Internal Quality Assurance System (30)

Description Weightage
6.5.1 Instituion has a streamlined Internal Quality Assurance Mechanism 10
6.5.2 Quality assurance initiatives of the Institution include: 10
6.5.3 Impact analysis of the various initiatives carried out and used for quality improvement 10

CRITERION 7 - Institutional Values and Best Practices (100)

Key Indicator – 7.1 Institutional Values and Social Responsibilities (50)

Metric No. Description Weightage
7.1.1 Measures initiated by the Institution for the promotion of gender equity during the last five years.
Describe gender equity & sensitization in curricular and co-curricular activities, facilities for women on campus etc., within 500 words

Provide Web link to:

  • Annual gender sensitization action plan
  • Specific facilities provided for women in terms of:
    • Safety and security
    • Counselling
    • Common Rooms
    • Day care center for young children
    • Any other relevant information
7.1.2 The Institution has facilities for alternate sources of energy and energy conservation measures
  • Solar energy
  • Biogas plant
  • Wheeling to the Grid
  • Sensor-based energy conservation
  • Use of LED bulbs/ power efficient equipment
7.1.3 Describe the facilities in the Institution for the management of the following types of degradable and non-degradable waste (within 500 words)
  • Solid waste management
  • Liquid waste management
  • Biomedical waste management
  • E-waste management
  • Waste recycling system
  • Hazardous chemicals and radioactive waste management

Provide web link to
  • Relevant documents like agreements/MoUs with Government and other approved agencies
  • Geotagged photographs of the facilities
  • Any other relevant information
7.1.4 Water conservation facilities available in the Institution:
  • Rain water harvesting
  • Borewell /Open well recharge
  • Construction of tanks and bunds
  • Waste water recycling
  • Maintenance of water bodies and distribution system in the campus
7.1.5 Green campus initiatives include:
  • Restricted entry of automobiles
  • Battery-powered vehicles
  • Pedestrian-friendly pathways
  • Ban on the use of Plastics
  • Landscaping with trees and plants
7.1.6 Quality audits on environment and energy regularly undertaken by the Institution and any awards received for such green campus initiatives:
  • Green audit
  • Energy audit
  • Environment audit
  • Clean and green campus recognitions / awards
  • Beyond the campus environmental promotion activities
7.1.7 The Institution has disabled-friendly, barrier free environment
  • Built environment with ramps/lifts for easy access to classrooms.
  • Disabled-friendly washrooms
  • Signage including tactile path, lights, display boards and signposts
  • Assistive technology and facilities for persons with disabilities ( Divyangjan) accessible website, screen-reading software, mechanized equipment
  • Provision for enquiry and information : Human assistance, reader, scribe, soft copies of reading material, screen reading
7.1.8 Describe the Institutional efforts/initiatives in providing an inclusive environment i.e., tolerance and harmony towards cultural, regional, linguistic, communal socioeconomic and other diversities (within 500 words). 5
7.1.9 Sensitization of students and employees of the Institution to the constitutional obligations: values, rights, duties and responsibilities of citizens 4
7.1.10 The Institution has a prescribed code of conduct for students, teachers, administrators and other staff and conducts periodic programmes in this regard.
  • The Code of Conduct is displayed on the website
  • There is a committee to monitor adherence to the Code of Conduct
  • Institution organizes professional ethics programmes for students, teachers, administrators and other staff
  • Annual awareness programmes on Code of Conduct are organized
7.1.11 Institution celebrates / organizes national and international commemorative days, events and festivals 5

Key Indicator - 7.2 Best Practices (30)

Metric No. Description Weightage
7.2.1 Describe two best practices successfully implemented by the Institution as per NAAC format provided in the Manual. 30

Key Indicator – 7.3 Institutional Distinctiveness (20)

Metric No. Description Weightage
7.3.1 Portray the performance of the Institution in one area distinctive to its priority and thrustwithin 1000 words 20