Bangalore-based IISc tops Indian Universities in NIRF ranking while Indian Institute of Mangament was on the top in management institutes category while Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences has topped the pharma category.
The country’s first National Institutions Ranking Framework (NIRF), which was instituted by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development last year to assess some 3,500 campuses and prepare the first India Rankings ever has selected 3 institutes to top in their respectively category while JSS Collegeo fNursing was among the top 10 in medical field.
The list released by the Union Human Resource Development Ministry on Monday is the first comprehensive framework to rank Indian institutions on the basis of a set of objective parameters and other university ranking mechanisms. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), under the aegis of the University Grants Commission, assesses and assigns a score to Indian higher education institutions.
For NIRF ranking, the cumulative grade point average (CGPA) was obtained after assessing the institutes and universities across the country and accordingly assigned ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’ or ‘D’ grade. The evaluation and ranking is done by a team that visits the campus. In addition, institutes were asked to submit their own data which are vetted by the National Bureau of Accreditation.
The new ranking under NIRF has made a list of institues or universities under 5 broad headings — teaching, learning and resources; research, consulting and collaborative performance; graduation outcomes; outreach and inclusivity; perception.[tags, nirf ranking, india, top universities, IIM-B, Manipal college of pharmacdeutical sciences, JSS medical and dental college, india's top universities, hrd ministry, procedure, norms, how ranking is done, india education]