India Ranking Report 2016: IIMB beats IIMA as top management college


India Ranking Report 2016: IIMB beats IIMA as top management college

Indian Express

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Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) beat IIM Ahmedabad in the ranking of top management institutes in the country, according to a report unveiled Monday by Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani.The ‘India Ranking Report 2016’ of the country’s govenment and private institution was prepared according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), an entity launched by the ministry in September last year for six categories — engineering, management, pharmacy, architecture, universities and colleges.The framework has outlined a methodology to identify the broad parameters for ranking institutions under “teaching, leaning and resources (TLR)”, “research and professional practices (RPC)”, “graduation outcomes (GO)”, “outreach and inclusivity”(OI) and “perception”.Incidentally, under TLR, IIMB scored 96.18, while IIMA scored 90.20. Under RPC, IIMB scored 94.05 while IIMA got 91.35.In terms of GO, IIMB was 90.10 and IIMA scored 89.73, while in OI, IIMB got 86.61 and IIMA secured 80.63. In perception, IIMA’s score was 99, while IIMB trailed at 95.The Institute Of Management, Nirma University, ranked 29th and Entrepreneurship Development Institute-Ahmedabad ranked 45 among top 50 national management institutions.“We are gratified to be recognized as one of the top management institutes by NIRF. Extenal rankings are valuable, since they give us a sense of how we are doing in comparison to other institutions on various metrics. We consider good rankings the outcome of effectively pursuing our vision of educating leaders of enterprises. We will continue to strive to conduct high quality research, teach effectively, and connect proactively with our various stakeholders in pursuit of our vision,” said Ashish Nanda, director of IIMA.Indian Institute Of Technology, Gandhinagar was ranked 8th among the top 10 engineering institutions, led by IIT Madras. Others from Gujarat included Surat-based Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute Of Technology (15th), and Institute Of Technology, Nirma University (45th). While no university from Gujarat made it to the top 10 list, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University and Central University of Gujarat were at rank 55 and 60, respectively. Gujarat University was ranked 73, followed by Maharaja Sayajirao University at 76th rank.


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