‘National and International Institutional Ranking Systems’ - how to get more score

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 'National and International Institutional Ranking Systems'

 

by D.Sathis Kumar, Associate Professor, Aditya Pharmacy College.

Introduction:

*         NIRF launched by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in September, 2015.

*         Ranking the institutions in a national level

*         Following two categories are for ranking academic institutions

o   Category A: Institutions engaged in Research and Teaching like IIT, NIN etc.,

o   Category B: Institutions engaged primarily in Teaching like affiliated institutions

*         Institutions can apply for both A & B if they are willing.

*         Engineering, Pharmacy, Management, Agriculture, Universities and colleges can participate.

*         Submission last date is 31st December, 2015.

*         Ranking results will be published in April 2016.

*         If institutions apply to NIRF, the rank may promote the college quality and strength among the students and parents.

*         Previous 3 year (2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15) data have to submit.

*         AICTE zero deficiency report

 

Process:

*         Register the college name in NIRF website by nodal officer.

*         Then download the excel sheet. ( Even we may get excel sheet  from AICTE, JNTU)

*         Prepare the data based on the requirement.

*         Finally upload the data through online before December, 2015.

*         Along with 200 words write up about the college (highlights the quality of college)

 

Calculation:

*         Consider percentile for ranking.

*         Percentile will be calculated by comparing the category marks and weightage with other institutions in national level.

 

 

Category A

Category B

 

 

Weigh-tage

Marks

Weigh-tage

Marks

 

Teaching, learning and Resources (TLR)

0.3

 

0.3

 

 

Teacher Student Ratio with Emphasis on Permanent

Faculty

 

30

 

30

*      Faculty ratio: 1:10a30Marks;

*      1:15a 20marks; 1:12a25marks;

*      More than 1: 50a zero marks

*      Upto 70 age will be considered as faculty

*      Contract employee who have above 3 year in same institutions consider as regular faculty.

*      Visiting faculty with PhD can get 0.5% weightage/semester.

*      MSc is not eligible

*      MPhil is eligible

Combined Metric for Faculty with Ph. D. and Experience

 

30

 

30 

*        Percentile calculated based on comparison

*        B.Pharm experience is not counted.

*        Faculty who has more than 15 years experience (includes industrial experience) may get 15 marks.

*        Faculty with above 45 years of age may get 15 marks.

Metric for Library and Laboratory Facilities

 

30

 

30

*        5 marks for zero deficiency report.

*        5 marks for actual expenditure

*        10marks for compliance to AICTE

*        20 marks for new lab infrastructure and maintenance.

*        Institutions which have spent atleast 4 % of amount from income for library may get full marks.

*        Expenditure for library includes computer, infrastructure, facilitites (like AC, tables etc.,) books

*        Institutions which have spent atleast 8 to 10 % of amount from income for laboratory may get full marks.

*        Expenditure like maintenance and creations of resources

*        Expenditure should be in revenue statement.

Metric for Sports and Extra Curricular Facilities

 

10

 

10

*      Extra curricular includes NSS, NCC, Clubs/forums etc.,

*      Physical director of male and female are advantages.

*      Sports facilities area/student(2marks), expenses incurrent/student(4marks); 3 or more winners in sports(4marks) may give full marks.

*      National level winner may give full marks. (Minimum state, university level winner )

Research, Professional Practice & Collaborative

Performance (RPC)

0.3

 

0.2

 

 

A. Combined Metric for Publications

 

30

 

30

Weightage based on

*         scopus index a 60%

*         web of science a 30%

*         google scholar a 10%

*         publication/faculty may increase the weightage.

B. Combined Metric for Citations

 

30

 

30

Weightage based on

*         scopus index a 60%

*         web of science a 30%

*         google scholar a 10%

*         citation count/publication may increase the weightage.

C. IPR and Patents: Granted, Filed, Licensed

 

15

 

15

*         Patent granted a 6 marks

*         Patent filed a 3 marks

*         Patent licensed a 6 marks

D. Percentage of Collaborative Publications and Patents

 

10

 

10

*         Sharing publication and patents with international institution or university

*         Data based on scopus, web of sciences and google scholar.

E. Footprint of Projects and Professional Practice

 

15

 

15

*         Research funding 7.5marks

*         Collaborative funding 7.5marks

*         Funding in lakhs.

Outcome (Graduation Outcome)

0.15

 

0.25

 

 

A. Combined Performance in Public and University

Examinations

 

30

 

30

*         Public Examinations = 10 Marks

*         University Examinations = 20 Marks

       I.            80% pass in last 3 years = 15marks

    II.            10% students in Top 100 rank = 5 marks.

 

B. Combined Metric for Placement, Higher Studies and

Entrepreneurship

 

50

 

50

*         List of successful entrepreneurs amongst its alumni over the preceding ten years.

*         Percentage of students placed in the previous year.

*         Percentage of students have been selected for higher studies.

C. Mean Salary for Employment

 

20

 

20

*         List of chosen employers to obtain average salary offered to students

Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)

0.15

 

0.15

 

 

A. Outreach Footprint (Continuing Education, Service)

 

25

 

25

Number of participation certificates issued per year (averaged over previous three ( 3) years) to Teachers/Industry Personnel etc. for outreach programs of six (6) days or more

*         Quality improvement program, faculty improvement program etc.,

*         Interactions with industry

B. Percentage of Students from Other States/Countries

 

25

 

25

*         Students from other state may give 18marks.

*         Students from other country may give 7 marks.

C. Percentage of Women Students and Faculty

 

20  

 

20

*      50% Girl students a 8 marks

*           20% women faculty a 8 marks

*           2 women members of eminence on the Governing Board of the institution a 4marks.

D. Percentage of Economically and Socially Disadvantaged

Students

 

20

 

20

50% of Economically and Socially Disadvantaged Students a 20marks.

20% of Economically and Socially Disadvantaged Students a 8 marks.

E. Percentage of Physically Challenged Students

 

10

 

10

Facilities provided to physically challenged students a 10marks

Perception (PR)

0.15

 

0.15

 

 

Process for Peer Rating in Category

 

100

 

100

*         Online survey

*         Based on survey among academics, institution heads, Architectural firms, HR head of employers, members of funding agencies in Government, Private sector, NGOs, etc.,

 

Verification system:

Submitted data will compare the data provided by AICTE, JNTU, NBA, NAAC, GATE, UPSC, CAT, IES, Scopus, web of sciences, google scholar etc.,

 

Who can get more score:

Institution have

*         above 50% admission in last 3 academic year.

*         above 40% Placements and higher studies in last 3 academic year.

*         One Ph D qualified person/ 60 students

*         Faculty ratio 1:10

*         More number of women faculty and students

*         Number of publication with citations in scopus, web of sciences and google scholar.

 

Disqualification:

Any unethical practice by submitting the wrong data may disqualify.

 

Upload:

Submission data has to be available in college website including revenue statement of expenditure of library and laboratory.

 All the best. For further reference go through www.nirfindia.org

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