The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) – an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission (UGC), accredited the Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University (PRSU), Raipur, Chhattisgarh, for the first cycle by issuing a certificate on March 21, 2003. In pursuance of NAAC’s action plan for performance evaluation, assessment and accreditation and quality up-gradation of HEIs, the PRSU established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) as a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure. The IQAC of the PRSU started functioning with effect from November 27, 2003. Since then the IQAC has been channelizing the goals of the University incessantly. The IQAC has been making all out efforts to ensure the tempo of quality culture among PRSU’s various constituents. Since quality enhancement is a continuous process, the IQAC has become a part of the institution’s system and has been working towards realisation of the goals of quality enhancement and sustenance. The IQAC has already developed a system and continuously strengthening and improving its function for bringing in conscious, consistent and catalytic improvement in the overall performance of the PRSU. The IQAC has evolved and developing best practices and benchmarks for various components of the University.
The NAAC accredited the PRSU again in 2016 [28.11.2016] for the third cycle and awarded the University with grade A [CGPA – 3.02]. The fourth cycle is due in December 2021