In an era where partnerships are extremely important, NAAC collaborates with national and international agencies in order to be relevant and contemporary. At the national level, NAAC is in dialogue with a number of professional bodies such as National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), Dental Council of India (DCI) and State Councils for Higher Education. At the international level, NAAC was one of the earliest members of INQAAHE and continues to contribute actively in the activities of APQN and INQAAHE.
- Joint Programmes: Quality Assurance and Recognition of Degrees awarded (JOQAR) - European Consortium for Accreditation in Higher Education (ECA)
- Global Research Benchmarking System for Universities - United Nations University International Institute of Software Technology (UNU-IIST)
- Mutual Recognition of Accreditation Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN)
- Mutual Recognition of Quality Assurance Decisions: Potentials for Australian and Indian Higher Education Systems