The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRD was launched in 2016 to rank higher educational institutions in the country based on objective criteria to promote competitive excellence in the higher educational institutions.
This framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The methodology draws from the overall recommendations broad understanding arrived at by a Core Committee set up by MHRD, to identify the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions. The parameters broadly cover “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.
It also provides clarity about the standard of course delivered and the standard of education an institution provides. The matrices considered for the ranking process are quantity-based and every aspect of an institution scanned. It helps in deriving a clarity on the standard of the institution in all aspects.
Details of the Ranking Document available at: