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GoI Releases Institute Rankings

Published on : 05-Apr-2016 Powered by
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt of India, had launched National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) on 29 Sep 2015.

On 4th April 2016, the first rankings worked out under this new framework have been released for Universities, Engineering, Management,Pharmacy.

Top 10 Universities (Ranking Order 1 to 10)

Indian Institute Of Science, Banglore
Institute Of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
University Of Hyderabad
Tezpur University
University Of Delhi
Banaras Hindu University
Indian Institute Of Space Science And Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
Birla Institute Of Technology & Science, Pilani
Aligarh Muslim University

Top 10 Engineering Institutions (Ranking Order 1 to 10)

Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras
Indian Institute Of Technology, Bombay
Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur
Indian Institute Of Technology, Delhi
Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur
Indian Institute Of Technology, Roorkee
Indian Institute Of Technology, Hyderabad
Indian Institute Of Technology, Gandhinagar
Indian Institute Of Technology, Ropar
Indian Institute Of Technology, Patna

Full list and indepth scores/evaluation report of each listed institute can be accessed HERE

Understanding The NIRF

Specifically developed for and by Indian institutions, NIRF outlines the methodology for ranking institutes across the country (divided in Category A and Category B). Cat A is for institutions which are engaged in both Research and Teaching, and Cat B for those primarily engaged in Teaching. For ranking, the framework covers following 5 broad parameters (with sub components having different weightages).

a) Teaching, Learning and Resources

Focus : Numbers and quality of faculty, library and lab resources and general facilities for development of young persons

Sub parameters : (a) Faculty Student Ratio (b) Faculty Qualifications and Experience (c) Library and Laboratory Facilities (d) Facilities for Sports and Extra-Curricular Activities

b) Research and Professional Practices

Focus : Quantity and quality of research output as seen through international data bases, IPR generation and interface with industry and fellow professionals

Sub parameters : (a) Peer-Reviewed Publications (b) Citations of Research (c) IPR and Patents (d) Collaborative Work (e) Research Funding and Consulting.

c) Graduation Outcomes

Focus : Student graduation rate and their success in finding appropriate placement in industry and Government or taking up higher studies.

Sub parameters : (a) Public and University Examinations (b) Placement, Higher Studies and Entrepreneurship (c) Mean Compensation Package.

d) Outreach and Inclusivity

Focus : Representation of women and socially challenged persons in student and/or faculty populations, and also on outreach activities of the institution.

Sub parameters : (a) Outreach (b) Region Diversity (c) Representation of Women (d) Socially Challenged Students (e) Facilities for Physically Challenged Students

e) Perception

Focus : Perception of the institution by its stakeholders
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