NAAC functions through its General Council (GC) and Executive Committee (EC) and other academic, advisory and administrative sub-committees.

NAAC draws its expertise from senior academics of undoubted integrity from all over India. National Consultative Committees in various areas provide the necessary inputs for establishing and strengthening the processes.

Vice-Chancellors of Universities, Directors of higher education and Science and Technology institutes, Deans, Principals of Colleges, Heads of Departments representatively drawn from all disciplines, educational administrators provide expertise and leadership for the academic activities of NAAC. In addition, NAAC is also generating a large pool of experts/assessors in all subjects by conducting an orientation programme periodically across the country.

Details of members are as follows: