IIM Kozhikode Climbs Two Spots to Attain Career Best Rank 4 in NIRF 2021 Management Rankings

Kozhikode: Making its Silver Jubilee Year all the more special, IIM Kozhikode has attained rank 4 in the coveted NIRF India Rankings 2021 released today by the Ministry of Education. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), introduced by the Ministry of Education since 2015, outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country, is considered to be the most authoritative in India. By climbing up two slots from the previous year, IIMK has surpassed IIM Lucknow and is now placed at a career best 4th rank overall in Management Schools in the country. Hon’ble Minister of Education Shri Dharmendra Pradhan had earlier released the India Ranking 2021 in a virtual event streamed live across platforms.

The parameters for ranking include Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR, 30%), Research and Professional Practice (RP, 30%), Graduation Outcomes (GO, 20%), Outreach and Inclusivity (OI, 10%) and Perception (PR, 10%).

IIMK’s overall score has improved from 69.96 in 2020 to 73.34 in 2021, and has also significantly reduced the gap with other major competitors. As it is evident from the table, Research and Professional Practice has registered a significant growth of 18.09% during year which have resulted in the improved rankings. IIMK’s pursuant endeavours on gender inclusivity, outreach efforts and the resultant enhancement in perception have greatly contributed to this significant achievement in the 25th year of its inception.

 

Parameter

Score in 2020

Score in 2021

Growth in %

TLR

81.27

81.37

0.12%

RP

44.07

52.04

18.09%

GO

94.41

95.38

1.03%

OI

63.24

68.28

7.97%

PR

71.63

74.10

3.45%

Total

69.96

73.34

4.83%

 

Sharing his thoughts on the major milestone achieved, Prof. Debashis Chatterjee said “IIM Kozhikode is proud to be consistently coming out as one of the top management institutions in the country. The career best ranking is a testimony to the selfless contribution of our proficient faculty members, efficient administration, our magnificent students, alumni and recruiters and the ever supportive governments. We will continue on the path of embracing dynamic reforms, encouraging research and propagating our Institute mission of Globalizing Indian Thought.”

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