NIRF RANKINGS 2022: KU Maintains Top Slot Among J&K Varsities

Srinagar– The University of Kashmir has figured at 53rd rank in the assessment under National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Union Ministry of Education.

The varsity has shown remarkable qualitative improvement in key parameters related to academics and research. The University continues to be among top ranked universities in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, with an overall point score of 48.27 in the current ranking as compared to 46.97 in the previous one from amongst the universities ranked across the country.

In comparison to the figures of the last NIRF assessment, the University of Kashmir in the current assessment has shown a significant progress in several key parameters including Financial Resources and their Utilization (FRU) where the varsity has scored 7.42 points as against 4.25 in the previous ranking. In key parameters under Research and Professional Practices ((RP), the University has got a point score of 8 in the PU (Publications) sub-category where it had scored 7.35 in the previous ranking. The University has also shown good progress in the QP (Quality of Publications) sub-category, scoring 11.34 in the current assessment as against 10.3 in the previous one.

In the Graduation Outcome (GO) category, the University has once again improved its score in the GPHD, which concerns the matrix for number of PhD students who have graduated from the institution, scoring therein 19.56 as against 17.03 in the previous ranking. Also, the University has scored better in the Women’s Diversity as well as Peer Perception.

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) to rank India’s top colleges and universities was released on Friday. The Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan released the NIRF report. NIRF India Rankings 2022 have been announced for ten categories – Overall, Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Colleges, Architecture, Law, Medical, Dental and Research.

NIT Srinagar Gets 66th Rank In Engineering Category

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar has secured 66th rank in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings 2022 in the engineering category. The results of which were released by the Ministry of Education on Friday.

The rankings were released under 11 categories. This includes overall, university, management, college, pharmacy, medical, engineering, architecture, ARIIA (Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements), law, and research institutions.

NIT Srinagar has secured 66th rank among the 3500 engineering colleges in India and the highest ranking in Jammu and Kashmir.

In his message, Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.) Rakesh Sehgal congratulated the faculty, research scholars, and staff members. “NIT Srinagar has done well in the NIRF rankings and it was the joint efforts and all have performed well,” he said.

Dr. Obbu Chandra Sekhar, Nodal Officer, NIRF 2022 appreciated the efforts and active participation done by the NIRF team, faculty staff, and students which led to this great achievement.

Regarding overall scores, he said in all the parameters NIT Srinagar has performed well including 63.20 out of 100 marks in Teaching, Learning & Resources, 19.80 in Research and Professional Practice, and 64.43 in Graduation Outcomes, 65.87 marks in Outreach and Inclusivity, 11.37 in perception level.

“This year under engineering discipline more than 3500 institutions had participated and among them, NIT Srinagar secured 69th rank. We are confident that we will reach the chair of triumph with the same team spirit in the forthcoming years too,” he said.

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