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NABET : Board

Terms of Reference of the Board

The Board is responsible for the accreditation schemes conducted by NABET. This responsibility includes:

  1. Formulation of policy relating to the operation and administration of the schemes of NABET.

  2. Final approving authority for all criteria related to accreditation schemes of the Board.

  3. Review of the performance of the Board on a periodic basis.

  4. Establishing various committees and identifying individuals as required and delegating specific activities to them on its behalf.

  5. Specifying the conditions of granting, maintaining, extending, suspending and withdrawing accreditation and then implementing the same based on the assessment and other relevant information of the applicant.

  6. Seeking mutual recognition of its schemes with other countries, international and regional   forums.

  7. Cooperating with other constituents and boards of Quality Council of India to exchange information to improve the accreditation and accreditation system.

  8. Constantly upgrading the schemes in line with international developments, to meet the needs of the industry on long-term basis.

  9. Identifying the possible liabilities arising out of its operations and/or activities and making arrangements to safeguard against such liabilities.

  10. Review of the financial status to ensure financial independence of the Board. Review includes approval of the fee structure, compensation to be paid to the part- time empanelled personnel and review of financial statements of the Board.

  11. Ensuring that the Board does not undertake any other activity that conflicts with the impartiality of the activities of the other Boards and constituents of Quality Council of India.  It also ensures that the activities of the related bodies do not affect the confidentiality, objectivity or impartiality of its services 

  12. Ensuring financial stability and provision of resources required to perform the services.

  13. Maintaining an appropriate system and procedure for resolution of complaints, disputes and appeals received from other parties about the handling of the accreditation and related matters.

  14. Approving the assessors and/or experts who will be deployed by the Board for carrying out assessment and other activities.

  15. Delegating authority to implement the decisions of the Board to Director of NABET.

  16. Approval Accreditation Committee and Technical Committee members formed within NABET.

  17. The terms of reference is communicated to all the Board members in the Board Meeting.

Board Structure

The Board comprises of Twenty Four members including the Chairman. The Twenty Four members represent different groups of stakeholders to ensure impartiality in decision-making and to ensure that no single interest prevails. The representation on the board is as per the details below


NABET Board Composition (w.e.f 22.12.21)


S.No. Composition of Board Members  Existing Members details


Chairman - NABET Board

Chairperson of the Board

Shri Premendra Raj Mehta

Design Action Group

Architects and Environmental Planners

Representative of Industry Association



Ex -Officio Member

Ms. Shalini Sharma,

Head- Higher Education, CII

Confederation of Indian Industry



Ex -Officio Member

Shri Shishir Jaipuria,

Co-FICCI Arise & Managing Director,

Jaipuria Group of Institutions & Chairman, Ginni Filaments Ltd


Shri Sumeet Gupta

Assistant Secretary General

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Federation House



Ex -Officio Member

Shri Neeraj Arora,

Senior Director & Head GEM Sustainability Certification Program

and National Council on Education ASSOCHAM


Ministry of Education or Department of School Education & Literacy Secretary nominee - not below the rank of Joint Secretary / Joint Director respectively - Ex- Officio  


CSIR - National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)

Preferably from background of EIA not below the rank of Sr. Principal Scientist

Dr. S.K. Goyal
Chief Scientist & Head

(Professor, AcSIR)
CSIR-NEERI Delhi Zonal Centre


Ministry of Environment , Forests & Climate Change (MoEFCC) Ex -Officio Member

Dr. (Ms.) Shruti Rai Bhardwaj

Scientist E/ Additional Director

Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change,

Government of India


Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSME)

Ex -Officio Member

Shri Vinamra Mishra,

Director (Tech & Projects)

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises


School Education Department, Govt. of NCT   Delhi Ex-Officio  


School Education Department, Govt. of Gujarat Ex-Officio  


Education Wing, Niti Ayog Head, Education Department, Niti Ayog

Shri Harshit Mishra

Deputy Advisor,

Niti Aayog


Army Public School, Dagshai

Founding Principal,

Army Public School Dagshai, Himachal Pradesh

Shri Suresh Mathur


Ministry of Commerce, Government of India

DG, Service Export Promotion Council or his nominee not below the rank of Director

Dr. Abhay Sinha
Director General
Services Export Promotion Council



Director or his nominee not below the rank of Joint Director

Prof. Ranjana Arora

Head, DCS&D

National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)


Genesis Global School, Noida

Former Principal of Genesis Global School

Shri Pramod Sharma  

President, Indian Public Schools Conference Trust (IPSC Trust) and former Principal of Genesis Global School and Mayo College, Ajme



Chairman CBSE Nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary

Dr. Joseph Emmanuel

Director (Academic)

Central Board for Secondary Education 



Chairman UGC nominee not below the rank of Joint Secretary

Prof. Madhav Govind

Centre for Studies in Science Policy,

School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University  

Industry Representative


Representative of CB’s PQMS Quality Services Pvt Ltd.

Shri Maneet Dewan

Social Edupreneur

PQMS Quality Services Pvt Ltd.


Representative of Consumer Organization

Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI) nominee

Dr. H. Chaturvedi, 







Education Expert

Education Expert -1

Dr. Vasudha Kamat


Governing Board; Consortium for Educational Communication

(An Inter University Centre of University Grants Commission on Electronic Media)
21 Education Expert -2

Shri Aditya Natraj

CEO – Parimal Foundation for Education Leadership

Founder and Director of Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF)

CEO – Parimal Foundation for Education Leadership
22 Education Expert -3

Shri Anurag Kundu, Chairman,  

Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) 

Govt. of NCT of Delhi


Secretary General – QCI


Dr. R.P. Singh, SG, QCI

Quality Council of India,



Member Secretary

Dr. Manish Kumar Jindal,