SHILLONG | April 09, 2019:
The North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong is ranked 39 in the University category and 62 in the Overall category in the National Institutional Rankings Framework (NIRF) rankings for Indian educational institutes.
The NIRF rankings was announced by President of India, Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi on April 8.
Last year, NEHU ranked 61 in the University category and 88 in the Overall category.
A total of 3,127 institutions participated in the ranking process under overall rankings, category-specific and domain specific ranking.
In all, 4,867 applications for rankings were made by the 3,127 applicant institutions under various categories and domains.
Started in 2015, NIRF outlines a methodology to rank educational institutions across the country. The parameters used for ranking broadly cover teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcome, outreach and inclusivity, and perception.
From 2017, besides being ranked under specific disciplines, large institutions were also given a common overall rank. This year as well, educational institutions across the country were ranked in nine categories – overall, universities, engineering, colleges, management, pharmacy, medical, architecture and law.