Q. With reference to National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) consider the following statements:
1.It is an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
2.It was established on the recommendations made by the Verma Committee.
3.It conducts assessment and accreditation of Higher Educational Institutions (HEI).
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. NAAC is an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission (UGC). It conducts assessment and accreditation of Higher Educational Institutions (HEI).

Statement 2 is incorrect. NAAC was established in 1994 on the basis of recommendations made under the National Education Policy (1986).

Source: ForumIAS