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  • 21 August, 2020

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Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA)

Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA)

  • It is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Government of India to systematically rank all the major higher educational institutions and universities in India on indicators related to “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development” amongst students and faculties.
  • More than quantity, ARIIA focuses on quality of innovations and tries to measure the real impact created by these innovations nationally and internationally.

Rank Categorisation:

  • Two broad categories: publicly funded institutions and private or self-financed institutions.
  • The publicly funded institutions have been further categorized into:
    • Institute of National Importance, Central Universities & Central Funded Technical Institutes.
    • State University & Deemed Universities (Government & Government Aided)
    • Government and Government / Aided College/Institutes
  • The private or self-financed institutions have been categorized further into:
    • private or self-financed universities
    • private or self-financed college/institutes
  • A 6th sub-category for higher educational institutions for women has been introduced in 2020 to encourage women and bringing gender parity in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship

Indicators:

  • Budget & Funding Support.
  • Infrastructure & Facilities.
  • Awareness, Promotions & support for Idea Generation & Innovation.
  • Promotion & Support for Entrepreneurship Development.
  • Innovative Learning Methods & Courses.
  • Intellectual Property Generation, Technology Transfer & Commercialization.
  • Innovation in Governance of the Institution.

Source: TH/WEB


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