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IIT Bhubaneswar has been ranked ‘17’ among all the engineering institutes of the country

Bhubaneswar:8/4/19: The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, has announced the NIRF ranking of institutions across the country for the year 2019 in various disciplines.  According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranking, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar under the able leadership of Prof. R. V. Rajakumar, Honorable Director, IIT Bhubaneswar (BBS) has been ranked ‘17’ among all the  engineering  institutes  of  the  country.  The Institute  is  also  ranked  “46” among all institutions of country under the overall category. In the last year, the Institute was ranked at “18” in the Engineering and “51” in the overall category. The rankings have been released by the Honorable President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind in the presence of dignitaries at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.

On this achievement, Prof. R. V. Rajakumar, Honorable Director IIT Bhubaneswar says, “It is satisfying to note that we have marginally improved from last year both in Engineering and University rankings ahead of many Institutions.   We are working on multiple fronts and priority areas  such as improving quality faculty base, world class infrastructure which are though not direct parameters of ranking. But the ranking will significantly improve in the coming years.”

The Ministry launched NIRF during September 2015. This framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The methodology draws from the overall recommendations broad understanding arrived at by a Core Committee set up by Ministry, to identify the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions. The parameters broadly cover “Teaching, Learning  and  Resources,”  “Research  and  Professional  Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.



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