Bhopal: 9th June 2021: Jagran Lakecity University (JLU), Bhopal, was conferred with the revered overall ‘Diamond’ rating by QS I-GAUGE, a comprehensive, independent and international rating system for India’s universities and colleges. JLU was rated amongst the top 25 universities in India and became the 1st and the only university in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to get this Diamond rating. QS I-GAUGE is a globally recognised university rating system, which has the expertise, experience, and reputation of the UK based (QS) Quacquarelli Symonds, along with deep local knowledge of luminaries from Indian education.
The QS I-GAUGE rating system evaluated the performance of Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal in different aspects, benchmarking them to the global higher education parameters and rated it in the prestigious ‘Diamond’ rating category.
The University has been awarded a ‘Platinum’ rating in Teaching & Learning, Employability, and Entrepreneurship and ‘Diamond’ rating in the quality of faculty and infrastructural facilities. The customized ‘Learning Management System’ (LMS) of JLU was also appreciated by the auditors.
Jagran Lakecity University was also the recipient of the QS I-Gauge E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisation (E-Lead) Certification 2020, a testimony to its readiness for digital learning.
Shri Hari Mohan Gupta, Chancellor, Jagran Lakecity University, while receiving the honour at a graceful announcement ceremony observed, “For us, the best recognition always comes through the success stories of our students. The more lives we touch and enlighten with education of an international quality, the more rewarded we feel”. He further added, “I am delighted that QS I-GAUGE has truly recognised our efforts in this direction and placed us in the top 25 universities of India with this recognition.”
The ceremony was also attended by Mr. Ashwin Fernandes, Regional Director for QS Quacquarelli Symonds in Middle East, North Africa & South Asia, and CEO for QS I∙GAUGE Rating System, Mr. Abhishek Mohan Gupta, Pro-Chancellor, JLU, Dr. Sandeep Shastri, Vice-Chancellor, JLU, and Dr. Vivek Khare, Registrar, JLU.
About Jagran Lakecity University
Jagran Lakecity University Bhopal is a private university established under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act 1956 and is based out of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. JLU Bhopal is one of the fastest-growing and the most awarded universities of Central India having practice-based pedagogy at its core. Currently, the university is offering 54 degree programs to more than 2500 students from 8 countries and 27 states of India. The university has numerous partnerships with top industries and international educational institutes, ensuring the students get great exposure both nationally and internationally.
JLU Bhopal is the only participating university from Central India ERASMUS+ programme under the Tuning India Project, funded by the European Commission, and is also currently the country chair for the Association of Universities of Asia Pacific (AUAP). India Today and Outlook India, has ranked Jagran School of Journalism and Mass Communication, JLU Bhopal as No.1 in Madhya Pradesh and top 15 in India in 2020 and the University has been bestowed with several prestigious awards, such as ‘University of the Year’ by Government of Madhya Pradesh for consecutive five years from 2015 to 2019 and is recognized as a Global League Institution in 2015 at the House of Commons, London, UK.
About QS I-GAUGE
QS I-GAUGE is backed by the global expertise, experience, and reputation of UK-based (QS) ‘Quacquarelli Symonds,’ the industry leaders in ‘world university rankings’ since 1990. The custom-designed methodology of QS I∙GAUGE is based on the globally recognized QS Stars university ratings. It is intended to meet the requirements of a rating system specific to India and provides academic institutions to effectively benchmark their performance regarding key indicators and further lays down a developmental roadmap for upgrading their educational services. Both QS Stars and QS IGAUGE complement the QS World University Rankings, QS Asia University Rankings, and QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Reported By: Gurshan Singh, Content Manager,
Communications and Alumni Relations Department
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