National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

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  • July 18, 2022
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n News: Ministry of Education released National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2022.

About National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

  • The NIRF was launched by the Ministry of Education in 2015.
  • It is the first-ever effort by the government to rank Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the country.

Assessment on Five Parameters:

  • Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR)
  • Research and Professional Practice (RP)
  • Graduation Outcomes (GO)
  • Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)
  • Perception
  • A total of 4,786 institutions were evaluated on five parameters.
  • While participation in the NIRF was voluntary in the initial years, it was made compulsory for all government-run educational institutions in 2018.

Key Highlights

  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras retains its 1st position in Overall Category for fourth consecutive year and in Engineering for seventh consecutive year.
  • IIT Madras is followed by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, and IIT Bombay.
  • Among Indian universities, IISc, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Jamia Milia Islamia, Jadavpur University and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham were among the top five.
  • And among the top five colleges in the country are Miranda House, Hindu College, Presidency College, Loyola College and Lady Shri Ram College for Women.
  • The top five medical institutes are All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Christian Medical College, Vellore, National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore and Banaras Hindu University.
  • The top five management institutes are Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, IIM Bengaluru, IIM Kolkata, IIT Delhi and IIM Kozhikode.

Source: Pib.Gov

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