IIT-BHU maintains NIRF Rank

IIT-BHU maintains NIRF Rank

Varanasi: The Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) has maintained its 11th position in the engineering category of National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) -2020, which was released online by the Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Thursday.

The ranking framework evaluates institutions on five broad generic groups of parameters, i.e. Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR)Research and Professional Practice (RP)Graduation Outcomes (GO)Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) and Perception (PR). Ranks are assigned based on total sum of marks assigned for each of these five broad groups of parameters.


IIT-BHU maintains NIRF Rank

According to the IIT (BHU) director Prof. Pramod Kumar Jain, the institute retained its 11th rank in the engineering category by scoring 4.6 percent more than the previous year. The Institute has performed better than the previous year in all the rankings determining standards. He said that the Institute scored 72.34 points in Teaching, Learning and Resource (TLR), 47.77 points in Research, Professional Practice and Collaborative Performance (RPC), 77.76 points in Graduation Outcome (GO), total number of Outreach & Inclusivity (OI) is 56.07 and 53.49 in Perception. In the overall ranking of NIRF, IIT(BHU) has improved from 28th rank last year to 26th this year. In this category, the Institute has scored 4.3 percent more than the previous year.


Congratulating the teachers, students and all the employees, Prof. Jain said that more work is needed on four important components to achieve better targets in ranking. First of all, the academic level is fully updated, so that the new methods of teaching & learning can be implemented. Second, emphasize research, publication and innovation. Third, promote sponsored resources and consulting projects. This will help us to further upgrade our infrastructure. Also focus on new start-up so that the students can instead be more job-oriented than searching for jobs.

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