Nitte Institute of Architecture (NIA) is Approved by the Council of Architecture (CoA). CoA is the regulatory body for architectural education and professional practice in India. Architecture colleges have to maintain their recognised status on a regular basis by meeting strict guidelines prescribed by the CoA relating to curriculum, faculty and infrastructure. NIA meets, and exceeds the high standards of education prescribed by the CoA.
Additional information about CoA is available at https://www.coa.gov.in/
View the approval letter here