The scheme aims for mentoring the National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) Accreditation Aspirant Institutions to promote Quality Assurance in Higher Education. The scheme will be a paradigm shift in the concept of mentoring of institution by another well performing institution to upgrade their academic performance and enable them to get accredited by focusing in the area of curricular aspects, teaching-learning & evaluation, research, innovation, institutional values & practices etc. The scheme will be operationalized through a “Hub & Spoke” model wherein the Mentor Institution, called the “Hub” is centralized and will have the responsibility of guiding the Mentee institution through the secondary branches the “Spoke” i.e. through the services provided to the mentee for self-improvement.
It will also facilitate sharing of knowledge, information and opportunities for research collaboration and faculty development in Mentee Institutions. The scheme also proposes to provide financial assistance to the mentoring institutions and the option of appointing an expert Acharya Narendra Dev College is the mentee for the following six colleges