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Adamas Earns Platinum in Academic Teaching and Learning in QS Ranking

News Desk, News Nation 360 : Adamas University, located in Kolkata, one of the best-rated private universities of Eastern India, has just been rated high in global higher education ratings, by QS ratings, in its report of July 2021. The university has become the prestigious winner of QS I gauge the highest category of rating, Platinum in Teaching & Learning and Diamond in Academic Development category. It has become the first-ever University in India to beg this rating in academic development & platinum in Teaching and Learning in eastern India. Overall, it has bagged gold rating. For a just five-year-old University, this achievement is unprecedented and welcomed by all students and faculty members of Adamas University. Scoring 226 out of 250 in Teaching-Learning, Adamas has a platinum ranking, with a 100% score in faculty-student ratio, student satisfaction, contact hours per week, interactive teaching, learning management system and support in further studies. It is pertinent to note that Adamas uses CANVAS LMS which is the choice of most ivy league universities of the world. This is the highest rating for any university in the east and northeast India in teaching and learning. Founding Chancellor, Adamas University, Prof. Samit Ray congratulating Adamas Community said that for a five-year-old University, this recognition comes in a time where all Institutions globally are going through a turbulent time. This achievement reaffirmed their belief and journey of Institutional Building. It will enable them to reimagine education in a post-pandemic new global order. Even a national media like Outlook had earlier in 2020 had ranked them among the top 50 private universities in India, and Adamas’s goal is to be among the top 50 universities overall in India in less than a decade next. It is interesting to note that the university has also received a diamond rating for Academic Development and Employability. QS has noted that AU has an active learning and development centre, and is also a member of several academic networks at international, national and regional levels; and that the institute follows some of the best academic practices and supports academic freedom for students and faculty. The third major area of admirable performance has been employability, with a Diamond rating, and having a full score in areas like career counselling services, alumni satisfaction with the institute and career success, and extra-curricular activities. The University has also received a Diamond rating on social outreach, Gold rating on aspects like facilities on campus, research, diversity & accessibility. The overall rating of the university has been of Gold, which is admirable for a university born half a decade ago.

Report : Anustup Kundu