ARIIA Rankings 2021: Top 10 HEIS In Atal Ranking 2021, IIT Madras Tops The List

Union Minister of State for Education virtually released the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements 2021 (ARIIA Rankings 2021) on December 29, 2021, emphasizing the role of higher educational institutions in driving the Indian innovation and start-up ecosystem.

 

ARIIA Rankings 2021 is announced in various categories which include Centrally funded technical institutions (eg. IITs, NITs, etc.), State Universities, State standalone Technical colleges, Private universities, Private standalone technical colleges, non-technical government, and private universities and institutions. This year the participation has almost doubled to 1438 Institutes and has quadrupled over the first edition.

ARIIA Rankings 2021: Top 10 HEIS in Atal Rankings

The current edition of ARIIA 2021 saw unprecedented participation as compared to the earlier two editions. Out of a total of 3551 HEIs registered, 1438 institutions (including all IITs, NITs, IISc, etc.) participated which is more than double as compared to 2nd edition and approximately 4 times as compared to the first edition. This 3rd edition of ARIIA has introduced a special framework for non-technical institutions that further strengthen the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Indian higher education institutions.

This year, the Atal Ranking 2021 has classified the participating institutions into two major categories - Technical and Non-technical.

What Is ARIIA Ranking?

The Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) is an initiative of the HRD Ministry, implemented by AICTE and MHRD's Innovation Cell. The Atal Ranking is prepared to rank higher educational institutions and universities across the country based on indicators related to Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development amongst students and faculties.

Atal Ranking 2021 Categories

ARIIA Rankings 2021 - Technical

1. CFTIs, Central University, & Institute of National Importance
2. State University & Deemed University (Govt. & Govt. Aided)
3. Govt. College/Institution (Govt. & Govt. Aided)
4. University & Deemed University (Self-Finance/Private)
5. Private College/Institute (Self-Finance/Private)

ARIIA Rankings 2021 - Non-Technical

1. CFIs/Central University/Institute of National Importance (Non-Technical)
2. General (Non-Technical)

IIT Madras has topped the ARIIA Rankings 2021 in the CFTIs/Central University/Institute of National Importance (Technical)' category for the second time, while IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi have grabbed the 2nd and 3rd spots respectively.

Top 10 HEIS In Atal Ranking 2021

TOP 10 CFTIs/Central University/Institute of National Importance (Technical)

Rank 1: Indian Institute of Technology Madras - Tamil Nadu
Rank 2: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay - Maharashtra
Rank 3: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi - Delhi
Rank 4: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur - Uttar Pradesh
Rank 5: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee - Uttarakhand
Rank 6: Indian Institute of Science - Karnataka
Rank 7: Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad - Telangana
Rank 8: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - West Bengal
Rank 9: National Institute of Technology Calicut - Kerala
Rank 10: Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology - Uttar Pradesh

Top 10 State University & Deemed University (Govt. & Govt. Aided) (Technical)

Rank 1: Panjab University - Punjab
Rank 2: Delhi Technological University - Delhi
Rank 3: Netaji Subhas University of Technology - Delhi
Rank 4: Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University - Haryana
Rank 5: Avinashilingam Institute For Home Science And Higher Education For Women - Tamil Nadu
Rank 6: Institute of Chemical Technology - Maharashtra
Rank 7: Gujarat Technological University - Gujarat
Rank 8: Savitribai Phule Pune University - Maharashtra
Rank 9: Gujarat University - Gujarat
Rank 10: Periyar University - Tamil Nadu

Top 5 Govt. College/Institution (Govt. & Govt. Aided) (Technical)

Rank 1: College of Engineering Pune - Maharashtra
Rank 2: PSG College of Technology - Tamil Nadu
Rank 3: L. D. College of Engineering - Gujarat
Rank 4: Thiagarajar College of Engineering - Tamil Nadu
Rank 5: Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute - Maharashtra

Top 10 University & Deemed University (Self-Finance/Private) (Technical)

Rank 1: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Khordha - Odisha
Rank 2: Chitkara University - Punjab
Rank 3: Lovely Professional University - Punjab
Rank 4: S.R.M. Institute of Science and Technology - Tamil Nadu
Rank 5: Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University - Gujarat
Rank 6: Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education - Tamil Nadu
Rank 7: Chandigarh University - Punjab
Rank 8: Vellore Institute of Technology - Tamil Nadu
Rank 9: Amity University - Uttar Pradesh
Rank 10: Symbiosis International - Maharashtra

Top 5 Private College/Institute (Self-Finance/Private) (Technical)

Rank 1: G H Raisoni College of Engineering - Maharashtra

Rank 2: R.M.K. Engineering College - Tamil Nadu

Rank 3: KIET Group of Institutions - Uttar Pradesh

Rank 4: Sri Krishna College of Engineering And Technology - Tamil Nadu

Rank 5: Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology - Karnataka

Top 2 Institute of National Importance, Central University & CFIs (Non-Technical)

Rank 1: Indira Gandhi National Open University - Delhi

Rank 2: Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode - Kerala

Top 5 General (Non-Technical)

Rank 1: Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India - Gujarat
Rank 2: Sree Narayana College - Kerala
Rank 3: Mahatma Gandhi University - Kerala

Rank 4:PSG College of Arts And Science - Tamil Nadu
Rank 5: Holy Cross College, Tiruchirappalli - Tamil Nadu

ARIIA Rankings 2021 Parameters/Indicators

A total of seven parameters are measured for assessment of the innovation and start-up ecosystem in HEIs:

• Activities to promote and support innovation & start-up in the campus
• Pre-incubation and incubation infrastructures & facilities available in campus
• Academic courses offered by the institute on innovation, IPR and start-up
• Successful innovation and start-ups emerged from campus
• Investment, collaboration and partnerships with ecosystem enablers
• Research outputs; publications and intellectual properties generated
• Technology transfer and commercialization efforts

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