Parvatibai Chowgule College is a premier institute in the State of Goa that offers courses in Arts and Science at the Graduate, and Postgraduate and Ph.D. levels. It was re-accredited in May 2014 in the 3rd cycle of accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with Grade ‘A’ with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) score of 3.41 on a scale ranging from 0 to 4. Till date this is highest for any College in Goa. The College has also been conferred with Autonomy by UGC in June 2014. The only College in Goa to be Autonomous. The Goa University adjudged the College as the “Best Affiliated College” at the time of its Silver Jubilee in the year 2009. Chowgule College was also awarded the Best Educational Institute award by Business Goa at their award ceremony awards for Corporate Excellence in 2014
To achieve excellence in education the College decided to go for Academic Autonomy and it was granted by UGC and Goa University in August 2014. Autonomy will provide academic freedom to the College to design its own programmes, courses, methods of instruction and the evaluation system. Autonomy will promote healthy practices such as community service and extension activities for the benefit of society. Under Autonomy the College has proposed Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) and the Semester pattern of study. The main thrust is to develop skills for employment through internships. To sum up, the College is marching towards global leadership in imparting relevant education of high standards in a disciplined and conducive environment. Chowgule College has been a pioneer in higher education since Goa’s liberation. The College believes that constant renewal is the key to excellence. The path forward sees us building the community and assisting in nation building by imparting quality higher education.