Jamia jumps up four places to rank 6, JNU holds on to rank 2


Jamia Millia Islamia, which had made its place in the top 10 universities of the country for the first time last year as per the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings, has jumped up four places and secured rank 6 in the NIRF 2021 ranking released.However, among the universities in the capital, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) continues to dominate, holding on to rank 2 for the fifth year in a row.

Speaking on the achievement, JNU Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar said, “We feel really happy that despite the globally debilitating Covid-19 pandemic, JNU teachers and students have put in their entire effort and energy in continuing with their research and teaching in all sincerity. We draw immense satisfaction from the innovative research and teaching programmes JNU has launched over the past five years.”

Jamia V-C Najma Akhtar also said the achievement was “all the more significant because of the challenging time the country and university has been facing due to Covid-19 pandemic and also in the light of increased competition in the ranking”.

She also said that the achievement was possible because of the “relevant and focused research of highest quality and teaching by the dedicated and devoted faculty members” and attributed it to the “improved perception about the university with regard to teaching, placements, research.



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