New Delhi: KIIT University, Bhubaneswar has been ranked No. 1 among self-financing institutions of the country in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), 2020 of the Union Ministry of Education.
SRM Institute, Chennai and Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore have bagged the 2nd and 3rd ranks respectively.
“We are so thrilled to announce proudly that KIIT has been ranked No 1 among the Private Higher Education Indian Universities by Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (#ARIIA), Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India,” tweeted KIIT.
Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu today virtually announced Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2020.
ARIIA is an initiative of Ministry of Education to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India on indicators related to “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development” amongst students and faculties.
This year, ARIIA announcement included classification of the institutes into two broad categories and six sub categories.
Among these, IIT Madras bagged the top position under the category of Institutes of National Importance, Central Universities, and Centrally Funded Technical Institutes.
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai got the top position under Government and Government Aided Universities.
College of Engineering, Pune under Government and Government Aided Colleges; Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar under Private or Self-Financed Universities and S R Engineering College, Warangal under Private or Self-Financed Colleges were declared on top positions respectively.