Chitkara University has once again achieved high rankings in the NIRF Rankings 2021. Chitkara University has been consistently ranked under various categories including Engineering, Pharmacy, Management, Overall, Research etc. Chitkara University’s highest rank this year was under the ‘Top Architectural Institutions’ category. Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan released the NIRF Rankings 2021 on September 9th, 2021.
The MHRD authorised the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), which was launched by the Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development on September 29th, 2015.
This framework lays out a methodology for ranking colleges and universities across the country. The methodology is based on the general recommendations and comprehensive understanding achieved by a Core Committee established by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) in order to define the broad factors for rating various colleges and institutes.
“Teaching, Learning, and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception” are among the parameters.
The Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR) includes Student Strength including Doctoral Students (SS), Faculty-student ratio with emphasis on permanent faculty (FSR), Combined metric for Faculty with PhD (or equivalent) and Experience (FQE) and Financial Resources and their Utilisation (FRU). Research and Professional Practice (RP) includes Combined metric for Publications (PU), Combined metric for Quality of Publications (QP), IPR and Patents: Published and Granted (IPR) and Footprint of Projects and Professional Practice (FPPP). Chitkara University Institute of Engineering and Technology (CUIET) has ranked 113rd in the list of Top Engineering Colleges, Chitkara Business School has ranked 54th in the list of Top Management Institutions and Chitkara College of Pharmacy has ranked 35th in the list of Top Pharmacy Institutions.
Graduation Outcomes (GO) includes Metric for University Examinations (GUE) and Metric for Number of Ph.D. Students Graduated (GPHD). Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) includes Percentage of Students from Other States/Countries (Region Diversity RD), Percentage of Women (Women Diversity WD), Economically and Socially Challenged Students (ESCS), Facilities for Physically Challenged Students (PCS) and Perception (PR) Ranking. Peer Perception includes Academic Peers and Employers (PR).
Chitkara University was previously ranked top 200 out of 1600+ institutions in the country in the NIRF Rankings 2020. However, in the year 2021, Chitkara University has been ranked among Top150 Higher Education Institutions in India.