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Business Standard | Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi  April 25, 2016 |

To analyse the feedback received regarding its first ever rankings of the country’s educational institutions, the Union HRD ministry today constituted a nine member expert committee that would review parameters and suggest improvements.  The Smriti Irani led HRD ministry had earlier this month released rankings of the country’s educational institutions and the Committee headed by Secretary Higher Education Vinay Sheel Oberoi would analyse the feedback.  “A lot of feedback is about classification of the institutions. We have to think whether there can be more categories for other disciplines like say law. To look holistically at the entire exercise we have decided to form this panel,” a senior official said.

Apart from Oberoi, Prof Surendra Prasad, chairman of National Board of Accreditation, UGC chairman Ved Prakash, AICTE head Anil Sahasrabudhe, Additional Secretary R Subrahmanyam and other senior officials would be a part of the nine member panel.  The committee would invite representatives from educational institutions to get a more comprehensive outlook of the issues. Among the terms of reference for the panel are review of ranking structures, rationalisation of parameters, setting up a National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) cell at NBA and also examine the possibility of loading all data related to educational institutions, on the All India Survey of Higher Education and a parallel website.  “The committee would work so the feedback received after NIRF 2015 can be used to improve the rankings for the next year,” the official added. –  Courtesy


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