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NIRF: Panel to Review Ranking Mechanism of Educational Institutions; Will It Improve Education Quality ?

Written by Harshad Patankar

India has received it first ever ‘Educational Ranking’ with NIRF; launched earlier which will provide rankings to all educational institutes which consist of the Universities, Autonomous Colleges and professional colleges.

When the Rankings were given then the HRD ministry announces the Top 10 Educational Institutes in various categories like Engineering , Medical, Management and Pharmacy 

To analyse the feedback received regarding its first ever rankings of the country’s educational institutions, the Union HRD ministry has on April 25 constituted a nine member expert committee that would review parameters and suggest improvements.

“A lot of feedback is about classification of the institutions. We have to think whether there can be more categories for other disciplines like say law. To look holistically at the entire exercise we have decided to form this panel,”

a senior official said.

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Members of the Committee

There would be 9 Members in the Committee which includes

  1. Mr. Oberoi
  2. Prof Surendra Prasad, chairman of National Board of Accreditation
  3. UGC chairman Ved Prakash,
  4. AICTE head Anil Sahasrabudhe,
  5. Additional Secretary R Subrahmanyam

There would be other senior officials from the educational institutes as NIRF will be inviting them to join. This will gives comprehensive outlook on the current issues.

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“The committee would work so the feedback received after NIRF 2015 can be used to improve the rankings for the next year,” the official added.

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Harshad Patankar

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