To make quality the defining element of higher education in India through a combination of self and external quality evaluation, promotion and sustenance initiatives.
To arrange for periodic assessment and accreditation of institutions of higher education or units thereof, or specific academic programmes or projects;
To stimulate the academic environment for promotion of quality of teaching-learning and research in higher education institutions;
To encourage self-evaluation, accountability, autonomy and innovations in higher education;
To undertake quality-related research studies, consultancy and training programmes, and
To collaborate with other stakeholders of higher education for quality evaluation, promotion and sustenance.
To promote the following core values among the HEIs of the country:
Contributing to National Development
Fostering Global Competencies among Students
Inculcating a Value Sysstem among Students
Promoting the Use of Technology
Quest for Excellence