Mumbai: The NIRF rankings released by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) yesterday, have placed Thapar University at the 26th position. Jumping one position higher than last year, Thapar University was ranked on the basis of factors such “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.
The NIRF framework outlines a strict methodology to rank institutions across the country. A core committee set up by MHRD has evaluated Thapar University and placed them in the list of leading institutions in India.
Thapar University is also ranked amongst the best private Engineering institute in the Northern region which includes Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, HP, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Chandigarh. It has also been ranked amongst the leading engineering institutions by various publications such as Outlook and The week.
Dr. Prakash Gopalan, Director, Thapar University said, “I am extremely thrilled at this accreditation from the GoI. What makes us stand apart is our untiring commitment towards imparting the best possible education, industry liason, global tie-ups and state-of-the-art infrastructure. I would like to congratulate the faculty along with all our members, whose effort made this achievement possible.”