Mandi: Indian Institute of Technology Mandi has been ranked no. 20 with a score of 60.43 among all Engineering Institutes as per the India Rankings 2022 conducted by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Education, Govt. of India.
Federal minister for education Dharmendra Pradhan announced the NIRF 2022 results on Friday, 15th July 2022. The Institute has improved its position by 39 places in the ‘Overall’ category to rank 43 as compared to last year when it was ranked 82. In the Engineering category, IIT Mandi has gained the 20th position and in the research category, it has gained the 39th position in NIRF 2022.
Announcing the NIRF 2022 Ranking Results, Pradhan said, “all CFTIs, deemed universities & private institutes should follow three frameworks 1) Accreditation, 2) Ranking, 3) Assessment”. He added, “innovation and entrepreneurship will be included as one of the parameters of ARIIA from next year onwards to avoid duplicity”.
The Education minister emphasized that “the Government of India aims to make the education system of India affordable for the common students in which digitalization will play a vital role.”
Speaking about the rankings, Prof. Laxmidhar Behera, Director, IIT Mandi, said, “It gives me great delight to note that IIT Mandi has made significant improvements in the NIRF 2022. All this has been made possible by the untiring efforts of our excellent faculty and students and their contribution to Research, Teaching, and other parameters. We will strive to keep our commitment to make IIT Mandi relevant with our research for the local region in Himachal Pradesh, while also being of relevance to the country.”
As compared to last year, IIT Mandi has improved its, ‘Overall’ ranking in NIRF rankings, from #82 in 2021 to #43 in 2022, ‘Engineering’ ranking from #41 in 2021 to #20 in 2022, and from no rank in ‘Research’ category in 2021 to #39 in 2022.
NIRF Ranking 2022 ‘Research’ category score in specific parameters:
Graduation Outcomes – 77.55
Teaching, Learning & Resources – 75.76
Outreach & Inclusivity – 67.16
Research and Professional Practice – 44.05
Perception – 22.57
About NIRF Rankings
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is an indigenous ranking framework for higher educational institutions which outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country.