Coimbatore, Apr 6 (PTI) The University Grants Commission has accorded 12-B status to Avinashilingam University for Women here.
The status will enable the varsity to obtain various grants, apply for international collaboration programmes and start innovative programmes with the support of UGC, the University Chancellor, P R Krishnakumar told reporters here today.
A five-member UGC expert committee team had visited the University in December last for inclusion of the institution under section 12(B) of the UGC Act 1956, and submitted a report, based on which the status was accorded, he said.
The University was also recently re-accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC, Krishna Kumar added.
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