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  • 16 July, 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

  • Though 100 institutions are ranked in the Overall, Universities, and College categories.
  • The number of institutions that are being ranked in Engineering has increased to 200 from 2019 onwards.
  • The number of institutions ranked in Management and Pharmacy is being increased from 75 to 100 each from this year onwards.
  • The National Institutional Ranking Framework was approved by the Ministry of Education in September 2015.
  • Participation in NIRF was made compulsory for all government-run educational institutions from 2018.

The five parameters for assessments are:

  • Teaching, learning, and resource
  • Research and professional practice
  • Graduation outcome
  • Outreach and inclusivity
  • Peer perception

From next year NIRF ranking categories will also include Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Reason for Ranking

  • It will help in working towards making our education ecosystem more vibrant and making our youth future ready.
  • A robust and objective framework for assessment, accreditation, and ranking will play a major role in enhancing the quality of the higher education ecosystem.
  • It will help in moving towards creating a knowledge-based economy that is innovation-led and technology-driven.
  • Institutions shall become multi-disciplinary. IITs came in the top 10 in the management category which shows that the market also desires multi-disciplinary education and institutions.

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.

Source: PIB

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