New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee has been ranked fifth in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) by the Ministry of Education, an improvement of four places from its previous year’s rank. Also Read – APPSC Recruitment 2022: Apply for Executive Officer, Other Posts at psc.ap.gov.in | Check Eligibility, Vacancy Details Here
Minister of State for Education Subhash Sarkar declared the results on Wednesday. 1,438 Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) including all IITs, NITs and IIScs participated in the third edition of ARIIA Rankings as compared to 674 HEIs during the previous year. The government congratulated the top performers in various ARIIA ranking categories, emphasizing that institutions should focus on innovations and quality of research to achieve a truly ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. Also Read – UKSSSC Recruitment 2022: Vacancies Notified for Over 1500 Posts at sssc.uk.gov.in Registration starts from 3rd January
Rajat Agarwal, Associate Dean of Innovation and Incubation, IIT Roorkee said: “This improvement shows that IIT Roorkee is moving in the right direction to make the institute an innovation savvy campus. 18 Startups were established during the evaluation period. Patent filings increased by 50 percent and four technologies were commercialized during the same period. Also Read – ESIC Recruitment 2022: Bumber Vacancies Notified for These Posts at esic.nic.in. Registration starts from 15th January
“There was also a 100 per cent increase in IP filing by start-ups in the incubation facility of the institute. These improvements in various aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship helped IIT Roorkee improve by four positions in this year’s rankings,” he said.
ARIIA attempts to systematically rank education institutions and universities primarily on indicators related to innovation. A range of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) activities, based on the performance of institutions on I&E related academic programmes, available infrastructure, generation of innovative ideas, creation of startups, funding available, IP generation and commercialisation, budgetary The final rank is given. Expenditure on I&E activities.