Ishita Ranganath|Feb 16, 2023
NIRF Ranking 2023: IARI New Delhi judged best in inaugural ‘agriculture and allied sciences’ ranking
NIRF Agriculture Ranking 2023: IARI New Delhi is also known as Pusa Institute. Agriculture colleges were ranked for the first time this year.
NEW DELHI: Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) New Delhi has topped the inaugural National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings 2023 for agriculture. The “agriculture and allied sectors” category was added this year. National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Karnal and Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana have grabbed second and third positions in India rankings 2023 in agriculture and allied category.
Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) New Delhi, popularly known as Pusa Institute, offers more than 800 programmes in 27 disciplines.
NIRF Ranking 2023: List of top 5 agricultural and allied sectors colleges in India
Indian Agriculture Research Institute
National Dairy Research Institute
Punjab Agriculture University
Banaras Hindu University
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
NIRF Ranking 2023: Categories and parameters of ranking
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) had in November 2022 announced the new category, agriculture and allied Sectors. NIRF was launched in 2015 by the ministry of education to rank Indian universities and colleges based on objective criteria to promote competitive excellence.
With the addition of the agriculture and allied sectors category the total number has risen to 12. Under the education ministry's NIRF ranking framework, higher education institutes across the country are assessed on various parameters including teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcome outreach and inclusivity, and perception.
The rankings have been released for a total of 12 categories – overall, universities, engineering, colleges, management, pharmacy, medical, architecture, dental, law and research institutions and agriculture and allied sectors.
Indian universities and colleges have been ranked based on teaching, learning and resources (TLR), research and professional practice (RP), graduation outcomes (GO), outreach and inclusivity (OI), peer perception. Apart from these six parameters, there are about 16 to 18 sub-parameters used for ranking the institutions in different categories.
The NIRF ranking is published annually. The number of participating colleges in 2016 were 3,500 which has increased to 8,688 in 2023.
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