NIRF 2022

NIRF to announce Atal Innovation Ranking in association with AICTE

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Posted on 18 Jul 2022
15:12 PM

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The Ministry of Education announced that the NIRF Ranking will include a new category for innovation and entrepreneurship, integrating the Atal Innovation Ranking in association with AICTE
The rankings will be done in order to facilitate India’s emergence as the global innovation hub

The Ministry of Education announced yesterday that the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2023 will include a new category of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This category will be reflecting the Atal Innovation Ranking released in association with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) which have so far been published independently.

Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), implemented by the Ministry of Education and AICTE, is responsible for systematically ranking all major higher educational institutions in India on indicators related to “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development” amongst students and faculties.They employ the following parameters: Mindset Development, Teaching and Learning, Infrastructure & Facilities, Innovations Developed, Startups Established, Collaboration & Investment, IP & Commercialisation, Expenses & Revenue, and Participation in Ministry of Education initiatives.

ARIIA defines innovation as “converting ideas into new or improved products, processes and services and taking inventions to the marketplace by translating scientific knowledge into products, services and offerings for economic growth and social development.” The integration of this ranking with NIRF has been done with the intention of facilitating innovation in educational institutions in India, allowing the nation to emerge as a global innovation hub.

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