Q.1) Is AURO University a recognized university?
AURO University is established under the Gujarat Private University Act 2009. The Bill for establishment of the AURO University has been passed by the State Legislative Assembly.
Q.2) Is AURO University governed by the Government or by a Trust?
AURO University is a self financed private university approved by the State Government. The University does not receive any financial support from Government of Gujarat. AURO University is sponsored and promoted by a Section 25 company - AURO International School of Hospitality and Management, Surat and operates under the provisions of the Act passed by the State Government.
Q.3) Is AURO University AICTE recognized?
Universities are not required to take prior approval of AICTE before starting any program of study. They must, however, follow the norms prescribed by the concerned statutory bodies (e.g. AICTE). Further, it may be noted that AICTE does not recognize institutions, it recognizes Programs of Studies. AURO University is in full compliance of the norms of AICTE and other National & Regional regulatory agencies.
Q.4) Is AURO University accredited by AICTE?
AICTE does not accredit institutions / universities. Accreditation is done by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) established by AICTE. Another accreditation body, called National Assessment & Accreditation Council, established by the UGC, accredits universities. AURO University, like any other newly established university, would be accredited by NAAC. New Universities can apply for accreditation only after completing a certain number years of operation as a university. AURO University intends to make an application to NAAC when it is eligible for the same.
Q.5) Is AURO University covered under the UGC Act?
Yes. All State Universities are covered under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act. AURO University will make an application to UGC for being listed as a Private University. The process of being listed with UGC can take some time while the processing of the application and visit of the screening committee is being conducted.
Q.6) Are AURO University programs are recognized in India and abroad?
Yes, as a recognized university, AURO University will belong to the community of universities in the world.
Q.7) Is AURO University a deemed university?
No. AURO University, Surat is a State Private University under Gujarat Private Universities Act, 2009 as amended from time to time.