ARIIA 2020 Rankings

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News: Vice President of India has released the Atal Rankings of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA),2020.

Facts:

  • Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements(ARIIA): It is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Government of India.
  • Aim: To systematically rank all major educational institutions and universities on indicators related to promotion of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development amongst their students and faculties.
  • Major Indicators for ranking are:
    • Programs and Activities on IPR, Innovation, Start-up and Entrepreneurship 
    • Pre Incubation & Incubation Infrastructure & Facilities to Support I&E 
    • Annual Budget Spent on Promoting and Supporting I&E Activities 
    • Courses on Innovation, IPR and Entrepreneurship Development 
    • Intellectual Property(IP), Technology Transfer and Commercialization 
    • Successful Innovation and Start-ups & Funding Innovation & start-ups.
  • Rank Categorization:

Key Takeaways:

  • 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 got the top position under Government and Government Aided Colleges.
  • Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar got the top position under Private or Self-Financed Universities.
  • S R Engineering College, Warangal got the top position under Private or Self-Financed Colleges.
  • Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women secured top place under this category.