NIRF 2022: Union Education Minister Releases India Rankings 2022 of higher educational institutes

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Source: The post is based on the article Union Education Minister Releases India Rankings 2022 of higher educational institutespublished in PIB on 15th July 2022

What is the News?

The Union Education Minister has released the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2022.

What is the National Institutional Ranking Framework(NIRF)?

Launched in: 2015 by the Ministry of Education.

Purpose: To rank colleges, universities and research institutions and also provides an overall ranking of all of them combined.

Parameters: The framework judges institutions under five broad groups of parameters of 1) Teaching, Learning and Resources(TLR), 2) Research and Professional Practice(RP), 3) Graduation Outcomes(GO), 4) Outreach and Inclusivity(OI) and 5) Perception (PR).

Categories: The rankings have been announced for 11 categories. This includes overall, university, management, college, pharmacy, medical, engineering, architecture, ARIIA (Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements), law and research institutions.

What are the key rankings of NIRF 2022?

Overall: IIT-Madras has retained its number one position in the overall educational institutes and engineering categories this year as well.

Universities: Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru tops the Universities Category for the seventh consecutive year. It stood first in the Research Institutions Category for the second consecutive year.

Management: IIM Ahmedabad tops in Management subjects retaining its first position for the third consecutive year.

Medical: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi occupies the top slot in Medical for the fifth consecutive year.

Colleges: Miranda House retains the 1st position amongst Colleges for the sixth consecutive year.

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