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Atal Ranking Of Institutions On Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2021

Atal Ranking Of Institutions On Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2021:

The Ministry of Education’s innovation cell released the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2021.

  • The very first edition of ARIIA started in 2019.
  • It is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Education and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to systematically rank all the major higher educational institutions and universities in India on indicators related to “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development” amongst students and faculties.
  • More than quantity, ARIIA focuses on quality of innovations and tries to measure the real impact created by these innovations nationally and internationally.
  • The rankings were made under two categories: Technical and Non-Technical.
  • The technical category included 5 sub-categories
    • Central Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs), Central University, & Institute of National Importance
    • State University & Deemed University (Govt. & Govt. Aided)
    • Govt. College/Institution (Govt. & Govt. Aided)
    • University & Deemed University (Self-Finance/Private)
    • Private College/Institute (Self-Finance/Private)
  • The non technical category included two sub-categories-
    • Central Funded Institutes (CFIs)/Central University/Institute of National Importance (Non-Technical)
    • General (Non-Technical)

Topper Institutes in 2021:

  • Institute of National Importance, Central Universities & CFTIs:
  • IIT Madras followed by IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi.
  • In government and government-aided universities: Panjab University
  • Govt. and Govt. Aided College/Institutes: College of Engineering Pune
  • Private or Self-Financed Universities: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Khordha
  • Private or Self-Financed College/Institutes: G H Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur Institute of National Importance, Central Universities & CFTIs (non-technical): Indira Gandhi National Open University
  • General (Non-Technical): Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India