Paramarsh scheme {परामर्श योजना}

Paramarsh scheme {परामर्श योजना}

Updated on Jun 18, 2020

The Paramarsh scheme was launched by Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the Minister of Human Resource Development. Paramarsh scheme is the mentor NAAC Accreditation aspirant institutions to enhance quality education. It will be the ideal shift in the concept of guider of institutions by another high performing institution to promote their academic performance. It let them get certified by emphasizing areas such as circular aspects, learning-teaching-learning, research, evaluation, innovation, and practices. This scheme will target 1000 higher education institutions for mentoring emphasis on quality as enumerated in the UGC "quality mandate".

Objectives

The main objective of the Paramarsh scheme is to upgrade the Indian higher education in the world. This scheme will result in the improvement of the education's quality and the profile of mentee because of the improvement of research, learning methods and teaching.

As it is the main aim of the scheme is to improve the quality of institutions, top institutions will mentor five NAAC for the evaluation of quality certification and accreditation.

Key Features

Increase the quality of higher education

The main purpose of launching this scheme is to increase the quality of higher education in India in the world. This can be achieved by improving the quality and to make it better. 

Providing facilities

Under this scheme, the higher schools which are unable to meet their quality standard, can get guidance from the best universities and colleges in the country.

Several beneficiary institutions

Their goal is to set the supervision of nearly 10,000 higher education institutions.

Phase system

In the first phase of the scheme, there will be about 71 universities, and 391 colleges will play the role of mentors. All colleges and universities have five schools in which they provide instructions. 

Give recognition to institutions

With the Paramarsh scheme, they will be able to attain recognition by emphasizing the areas of research, innovation, instruction and assessment, curriculum, and institutional practices.

Hub and speech model

This scheme is operated by the "hub and speech model". As per the model, hubs are the institutions what will be the instructor of the institution and rays are those who get monitoring.  

Several institutions

In this plan, 3.6 crore students who are enrolling in the Indian higher education system.

Benefits

  • The main benefit of the Paramarsh scheme is that it helps to give high-level education to students who are applying to the Indian higher education system recently.
  • It will help in the improvement of the quality of the institutions and increase its gains that result in the refined quality of teaching, learning methodologies, and research.
  • It will assist the institutions in acquiring NAAC accreditation.
  • Students of institutions also have enhanced exposure and faster assertion to best practices.
  • It also gives a chance to share information, knowledge, and opportunities for research collaboration and faculty development in the institutions.
  • The relationship between the mentee-mentor also becomes healthy and harmonious.
  • It permits the control of operational efficiency, resource utilization to acquire the overall development of the institutions.

Significance and Impact

  • This scheme will make a major impact in addressing a national challenge to improve the quality of Higher Education in India.
  • This scheme will allow centralized control over operational efficiency, resource utilization that will help to attain the overall development of the mentee institution.
  • The scheme will help to improve the quality of the Mentee Institutions as well as also improve the quality of research, teaching, and learning methodologies.
  • The scheme will also help in the sharing of knowledge, information, and many opportunities for research collaboration and facility development in Mentee Institutions.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The government provides official information about this scheme in GDP. The eligibility may also be applied to UPSC.
  • Institutions should be Indian; if any of the institutions from outside India will not be involved in this plan.
  • All universities and colleges must teach control for the NAAC search.
  • There must be an educational institution, whether government or private institution.

How to Apply?

  • To get this scheme, the schools have to make key documents that investigate their position in the country.
  • Then, documents that show the type of institutions required to be made before the authority.
  • A detailed report of the investigation will be performed to analyze the mode of education.
  • The institution needs to submit their reports about their teaching method, facilities of the authority, and the number of students. 
  • Colleges or universities want to submit their documents that validate their level in the education sector.
  • The scheme was launched by NAAC to increase their level of higher education in India. With this scheme, the level of education will be better. In the upcoming time, India will become the hub of higher education in South Asia. It will be able to participate with the west in terms of the quality of education.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Which ministry launched the this scheme?

The paramarsh scheme was launched by Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister of Human Resource Development.

Q: What is the main motive of this scheme?

The main motive of the paramarsh scheme is to improve the overall quality of the mentee institutions as well as mentoring the Non-Accredited Higher Education Institutions to allow them to get accredited. You can learn more about this scheme on the UGC website.

Q: What is the full form of the NAAC?

NAAC is known as the National Assessment Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Q: How many students get enrolled in the Indian higher education system and will receive benefits.

In this scheme, 3.6 crore students will get enrolled in the Indian higher education system and receive benefits.

Q: When UGC announced the first batch of mentor institutions under the Paramarsh' scheme?

UGC announced the first batch of mentor institutions under the Paramarsh' scheme in July 2019.


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WRITTEN BY Varsha Verma

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