What is Autonomy?

Autonomy may be defined as a functional status given to the Institutions, by the University Grants Commission (UGC) by giving greater flexibility towards purely academic development for up-liftment of academic standards and excellence.

Benefits of Autonomy

An Autonomous Institution carries a prestigious image for the students and the teachers.

    1. It can determine and prescribe its own courses of study and syllabi, restructure and redesign the courses to suit local needs
    2. It can also offer need based short term courses for the benefit of the students
    3. It can use modern tools of educational technology to achieve higher standards and greater creativity
    4. It can also promote healthy practices such as community service, extension activities, projects for the benefit of the society at large
    5. It can award the degrees on behalf of the university by providing more academic and operative freedom to function better with credibility

In Brief, Autonomy reflects:

    1. Efforts for Excellence in academic performances
    2. Capability of self-governance and
    3. Enhancement in the quality of education.

The major stake holders of an autonomous institution are:

    1. Faculty
    2. Students
    3. Parent/Guardian
    4. Alumni
    5. Local community