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Atal innovation ranking: National Institute of Technology among top-25 institutes : The Tribune India
Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, August 19
Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology has been placed in the band of 11th to 25th rank by the AICTE/ MHRD for ‘Atal Ranking of Institutes on Innovation and Achievements (ARIIA Ranking-2020)’.
In the first band with ranks from 1 to 10, only NIT Calicut has been placed. In the second band, NIT Jalandhar has been placed along with the old and prestigious NITs, IITs, IIMs, including NIT Trichy, NIT Rourkela, NIT Warangal, NIT Surathkal, IIT BHU, IIT ISM and IIM Kozhikode among others.
Moreover, NIT Jalandhar has participated in ARIIA ranking for the first time. The result was declared yesterday by Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu in the presence of Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister of Education, Government of India, and Sanjay Dhotre, Minister of State in the Ministry of Education. Prof LK Awasthi, director of the institute, congratulated the faculty members and students of the institute for their performance in ARIIA ranking. He said the main criteria for ARIIA ranking have been revenue generated, infrastructure and facilities to support innovations and start-ups, awareness activities for promoting idea generation, entrepreneurship development, intellectual property (IP) generation, technology transfer and commercialisation among other things.
LPU among top-25 private institutes
Lovely Professional University (LPU) has been declared in category ‘B and A’ of ranking 6th to 25th. Thus, in this Education Ministry’s annual innovation rankings of the country, LPU has been included among the top-25 institutes of India. Here, LPU stands tall amid a total of 674 institutes, which took part in the rankings from the country.