Jammu varsity ranked 63rd among Indian universities in NIRF

Jammu
4 Apr 2017

The University of Jammu has been ranked first among the six universities in the state in the annual national rankings released by the HRD Ministry. The university has secured 63rd rank among Indian universities under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) which was released yesterday, Directorate of Internal Quality Assurance (DIQA), Jammu University, Director Meenakshi Kilam said today. Last year, the university secured 64th rank, she added. She said securing the 63rd rank this year is a step towards sustenance and enhancement of quality and attributed the success of the university in rankings to the leadership of the Vice Chancellor R D Sharma. The Vice Chancellor said, "The university will maintain and improve its standards of academics, research, outreach, infrastructure and student support."  "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," he added.  The University of Jammu was awarded with A+ grade by NAAC, an autonomous organisation established by the UGC, for the five year period 2016-2021.(PTI)