The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore has been ranked as number 2, for the second consecutive year, in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2021, under the Management category. IIM Bangalore scored an overall score of 83.48. The rankings were released virtually by the Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
IIM Bangalore has scored 100 percent in the parameters on faculty-student ratio, metric for university examinations, facilities for physically challenged students, and employers’ and academic peer perception.
Further, professor Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIM Bangalore, said, “IIM Bangalore, by offering the best management education to its students, aims to in turn advance and support important national initiatives. The recognition that IIMB has received is due to its deep commitment to excellence. The year 2020-21, despite the pandemic, was an encouraging year for us.
Rishikesha T Krishnan
Also, IIM Bangalore has also scored the highest in the parameters on student strength, financial resources and utilization, the footprint of projects, professional practice and executive development programs, gender diversity, and peer perception.
The core metrics of evaluation include teaching and learning resources, research and professional practice, graduation outcomes, outreach, and diversity. These parameters are linked to the fundamental processes of educational institutions and lay significant emphasis on inclusion and diversity in the ranking framework. Since 2016, NIRF has been awarding annual rankings. This framework lays out a technique for ranking colleges and universities across the country. The NIRF rankings 2021 is released for ten categories – Overall, Universities, Engineering, Colleges, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, and Dental and Law.
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