QAHE Accredits KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi

Jan 19, 2024

The International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-Tertiary & Higher Education (QAHE) is delighted to announce the accreditation of KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi. As a premier deemed-to-be university, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research has earned international acclaim for its exceptional academic standards, diverse educational programs, distinguished faculty, illustrious alumni, varied co-curricular activities, and modern infrastructure.

The university, guided by the inspiring words of Swami Vivekananda, "All Power is within you, you can do anything & everything," is dedicated to taking the message of education forward. With a strong commitment to quality healthcare and health education, the university has touched the hearts and minds of millions. It is a matter of pride to witness the phenomenal service rendered by the university to society, establishing a separate identity for itself in the country.

Accolades and Recognitions:
1. Reaccreditation: KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research has successfully been reaccredited with an 'A+' Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in the 3rd Cycle, achieving a CGPA of 3.39.
2. Category 'A' Recognition: The university has been placed in Category 'A' by the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India, demonstrating its commitment to excellence.
3. District Green Champion: KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research has been recognized as the 'District Green Champion' for Belagavi District, Karnataka State, for its successful implementation of the Swachhta Action Plan and Best Practices in areas such as sanitation, hygiene, waste management, water management, energy management, and greenery management.
4. Cleanliness Rankings: The university has been ranked as the 4th and 3rd Cleanest University in the country by the Ministry of Education (Government of India) in the Swachhta Ranking for 2017-18 and 2018-19, respectively.
5. National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF): KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research consistently secures a position in the band of 55 to 75 in the all-India rankings by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Government of India.
6. International Collaborations: The university boasts numerous active collaborations with reputed international and national organizations and universities for research, student exchange, and faculty exchange, fostering a global perspective in its academic endeavors.
7. WHO Collaboration Center: The Research Unit of the university has been recognized as the 'WHO Collaboration Centre for Research in Maternal and Perinatal Health,' making it the first in southern India and only the sixth in the private sector in the country. This recognition by esteemed organizations such as WHO, NIH (USA), ICMR, DBT, DST, and collaborations with renowned institutions like Thomas Jefferson University, Harvard University, and King's College, London, highlight the university's dedication to cutting-edge research and global partnerships.
8. Research Funding: The university receives funding for research in Maternal and Newborn Health from esteemed organizations such as NIH (USA), USAID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among others, further enabling impactful research initiatives.

Commitment to Open and Distance Learning System (ODL):
In line with the recommendations of the National Knowledge Commission (NKC), KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research recognizes the importance and uniqueness of the Open and Distance Learning System (ODL). The university embraces ODL as a means to bring various learning programs to a single platform, allowing students to pursue and complete their desired courses from anywhere, especially for those who cannot relocate but aspire to achieve their educational goals through the use of advanced technology.

QAHE is dedicated to promoting quality assurance in pre-tertiary and higher education globally. The accreditation of KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research by QAHE reaffirms the institution's commitment to academic excellence, innovation, and societal impact.