16 Jul, 2022
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The Indian Institution of Technology, Madras is yet again the top Higher Educational Institute in the county followed by the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, and IIT Bombay according to the Ministry of Education’s National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2022.
This is the seventh consecutive edition of NIRF which rank colleges, university, and research institutions. It also provides an overall ranking of all of them.
The highlight of NIRF 2022
11 categories: Top institutions across 11 categories are listed out- overall national ranking, universities, engineering, college, medical, management, pharmacy, law, architecture, dental, and research.
Overall: IIT madras followed by IISc Bengaluru and IIT Bombay have acquired the top three positions.
University: Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru tops the Universities Category for 7 consecutive years.
Research institution: IISc Bangalore stood first in Research Institutions Category for a second consecutive year.
Engineering: among the engineering institution, IIT madras remained number one.
Colleges: Miranda House retains the 1st position amongst colleges for the sixth consecutive year which is followed by Hindu college and Presidency college.
Management: IIM Ahmedabad tops in Management subject retaining its first position for 3rd consecutive year.
Medical: All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi followed by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, and Christian Medical College, Vellore.
Pharmacy: Jamia Hamdard tops the ranking in Pharmacy for 4th consecutive time.
Architecture: IIT Roorkee come with 1st position in Architecture subject for a second consecutive year.
Law: National Law School of India University in Bengaluru retains its first position in Law for the 5th consecutive year.
Dental: The Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences takes the top slot for the first time in Dental subjects by replacing Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal.
Colleges in Delhi dominate the ranking of colleges with five colleges out of the first 10 colleges being from Delhi.
About NIRF ranking
The five parameters for assessments are:
From next year NIRF ranking categories will also include Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Reason for Ranking
Our higher educational institutions have to play a key role in making India a leading global innovation, and digital economy and making quality education affordable and accessible to all, especially for the bottom section of the society.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh launched Y- 3023 Dunagiri, Project 17A Frigate built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders Limited (GRSE) in Kolkata on July 15, 2022.
About Dunagiri, Project 17A Frigate
It will promote the Vision of SAGAR and protect, preserve and promote India's National Maritime interests. It will empower the Indian Navy with better defence infrastructure and assets and will also ensure deterrence in the Indian Ocean region.
Source: The Hindu
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has delivered the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe so far.
Webb’s First Deep Field of view is galaxy cluster SMACS 0723 and it is teeming with thousands of galaxies – including the faintest objects ever observed in the infrared.
About James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
How it is different from Hubble Space Telescopes?
(At the L2 point, Webb’s solar shield will block the light from the Sun, Earth, and Moon, which will help it stay cool — important for an infrared telescope.)
Source: The Hindu
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