ARIIA Ranking: IGNOU top non-technical institute; VC congratulates community

IGNOU was ranked first under the non-technical institute of national importance category of ARIIA ranking 2021.

ARIIA Ranking: IGNOU top non-technical institute; VC congratulates community ARIIA Ranking 2021 Full List : IGNOU got first rank in central government-run non-technical institute category of Atal innovation ranking 2021
Abhiraj P | Dec 31, 2021 - 6:34 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has ranked first among central government-run non-technical institutions in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements, or ARIIA ranking 2021, announced on December 29.

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Nageshwar Rao, vice-chancellor of IGNOU congratulated the IGNOU fraternity for this achievement. The ARIIA Atal innovation ranking 2021 were virtually released by Subhas Sarkar, minister of state for education.

IGNOU’s National Centre for Innovation in Distance Education (NCIDE) conducts programmes and promotes activities towards developing an innovative ecosystem in the university. Startups, innovative projects and entrepreneurship initiatives are promoted by involving the faculty and the students at IGNOU, said the statement issued by the institute on Friday.

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ARIIA ranking 2021 ranked the educational institutes in two major categories, technical and non-technical. Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) dominated the ARIIA ranking 2021 results in the technical central universities category. There were further classifications like state technical universities, state standalone technical colleges, private universities, and private standalone technical colleges. Under the broad category of non-technical institutes, central universities, institutes of national importance and other centrally funded institutes were ranked.

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The ARIIA ranking is an initiative by the ministry of education and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) that ranks higher educational institutions in India on the basis of their efforts in supporting Innovation.

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