Jagran Lakecity University and The Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific Holds the Global Workshop on Benchmarking in Higher Education

Bhopal:  Benchmarking has become a mainstay in the process of continuous improvement in higher education.


With the belief that a robust framework for benchmarking higher education quality standards enables contextual comparisons, provides a basis for peer learning and performance improvement, Jagran Lakecity University in association with The Association of the Universities of Asia and the Pacific organised a virtual workshop for AUAP members on an innovative perspective of benchmarking developed by JLU on 23rd January 2022.

JLU Pro-Chancellor, Mr. Abhishek Mohan Gupta


Large number of experts and representatives from many universities of Asia and the Pacific participated at this global consultation & deliberations. This workshop called on universities in the Asia Pacific to establish “appropriate benchmarks” in the higher education level.


The consultation focused on an innovative benchmarking framework proposed by Jagran Lakecity University, known as HAPPI model. This framework of ‘HAPPI’ model anchors around five quality pillars of Headway, Academics, Process, People and Impact and emphasises on learning as central to the process.

JLU Chancellor, Shri Hari Mohan Gupta


Speaking on the occasion Shri Hari Mohan Gupta, Chancellor Jagran Lakecity University and AUAP Second Vice President said, “We need to foster improvements in education outcomes through enhanced alignments, commitments, monitoring and accountability. In that regards dashboards and regular assessment reports should be used to visualize progress at various levels.”


Shri Abhishek Mohan Gupta, Pro Chancellor, JLU and Secretary Quality Assurance Committee of AUAP opened the workshop and warmly welcomed the participants on behalf of the Jagran Lakecity University and Quality Assurance Committee of AUAP. The workshop was addressed by Prof. (Dr.) Sandeep Shastri, Vice Chancellor JLU as well who pointed that this was first of many workshops for AUAP members and JLU shall continue contributing to its global commitments.

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