Nitte (Deemed to be University) has been awarded a Diamond rating by QS I-GAUGE Indian College and University Ratings. QS I-GAUGE rating is administered by a joint venture of QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. of the United Kingdom and India’s ERA Foundation. QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. is a reputed body that organizes one of the most influential international University ranking systems. QS I-GAUGE rating uses an evidence driven, transparent and holistic methodology of international standards to assess institutions in six primary criteria and two secondary criteria. Institutions are rated on one of the five levels - Bronze, Silver, Gold, Diamond and Diamond+. Currently no Institution in India has been rated in Diamond+ category. Less than a dozen Higher Education Institutions in India currently have a Diamond rating by QS I-GAUGE. The Diamond rating recognizes Nitte University’s achievements in areas like teaching-learning, faculty quality, facilities, student diversity, student outcomes, research, entrepreneurship and social responsibility.