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NAAC has developed different manuals for Universities, Affiliated Colleges and Autonomous Colleges taking into cognisance their specific roles and attributes. The manuals are comprehensive and user friendly, providing information on how the self-study report (SSR) is to be prepared, the criteria and key aspects to be addressed and the style of presentation.  

Henceforth, the SSRs for Universities, Affiliated Colleges and Autonomous Colleges, may be presented in one document. The total number of pages excluding the department-wise inputs should not exceed 200 pages . It may comprise of the following sections:     
•     Preface
•     Executive Summary inclusive of the SWOC analysis of the institution
•     Profile of the Institution
•     Evaluative Report - Criteria-wise 
•     Evaluative Report - Department-wise

Universities  (only for Universites)

As approved by EC, Universities intending to apply for Assessment and Accreditation of NAAC need to submit their SSR online, by clicking on the below mentioned link.

Self Study Report (SSR) Submission Process for Universities .

For any queries or help Universities may contact:
1. Mr. Ramana M, IT Consultant NAAC  Tel: 080-23005232,  Email:
2. Dr. Sujata P. Shanbhag, Deputy Adviser, NAAC, Tel: 080-23005127,   Email:


Affiliated / Constituent Colleges  (only for Affiliated / Constituent Colleges)

Affiliated / Constituent Colleges (Hindi) – reference only
यह मैनुअल एक गाईड के रूप में प्रस्तुत है। संस्थानों से आग्रह है कि वे अपने आवेदन तथा अन्य प्रपत्र अंग्रेजी फॉर्मेट में ही जमा करें क्योंकि नॅक कि पियर टीम पूरे देश से लीजाती है और उन्हें हर एक भाशा का ज्ञान होना स्वभाविक नहीं है।

Autonomous Colleges  (only for Autonomous Colleges)

Teacher Education (Department / Institutions) * (only for Teachers Education)

Physical Education (Department / Institutions)  * (only for Physical Education )

Health Science Institutions   (only for Health Science)

Academic Staff Colleges ( only for Academic Staff Colleges)


  * The present Manuals may be used for preparing SSRs, until any further revision is intimated.

 NB: Fee structure has been revised w.e.f. 15th November 2013.