JU ranked 63rd among top 100 Indian Universities

1st in J&K for second consecutive year

JK News Today

JAMMU APRIL 4: Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India released the list of top Universities of the Country today and University of Jammu finds place in the list, securing 63rd rank and thereby getting 1st rank among the universities in the State.

The University had volunteered to participate in the National Institutional Ranking Framework introduced by the Ministry of Human Resource Development last year also and had secured 64th rank. According to Meenakshi Kilam, Director, DIQA, the process involved online submission of extensive data pertaining to different aspects of functioning of the University namely teaching-learning resources, research, professional practice & collaborative performance, graduate outcomes, outreach & inclusivity and perception.  She further added that “Securing 63rd rank this year after securing 64th rank last year, is a step towards sustenance and enhancement of quality” and she attributed the grand success of the university in accreditations and rankings to the leadership provided by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. R.D. Sharma.

It is pertinent to mention here that the number of participating Institutions this year was substantially higher as compared to the last year.

Expressing his satisfaction over the rankings, Prof. R.D.Sharma, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu said “the University will maintain and improve its standards of academics, research, outreach, infrastructure and student support”. Giving credit to all the stakeholders, he expressed gratitude towards Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor and members of the Civil Society for their support and guidance. He added that “the level of efforts of the faculty, officers, staff, scholars and students can be gauged from the fact that the university is consistently performing well in accreditations and rankings by different agencies”. University of Jammu has been accredited by A+ university by NAAC for the five year period 2016-2021.

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