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NIRF has ranked Sonapur College At Rank Band: 101 – 150
(At alphabetical order in the list)

About National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF):
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRD and launched by Honourable Minister of Human Resource Development on 29th September 2015.
This framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The methodology draws from the overall recommendations broad understanding arrived at by a Core Committee set up by MHRD, to identify the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions. The parameters broadly cover “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.

Teaching, Learning & Resources
• Student Strength including Doctoral Students
• Faculty-student ratio with emphasis on permanent faculty (FSR)
• Combined metric for Faculty with PhD (or equivalent) and Experience (FQE)
• Total Budget and Its Utilisation: (CBTU)

Research and Professional Practice
• Combined metric for Publications (PU)
• Combined metric for Quality of Publications (QP)
• IPR and Patents: Filed, Published, Granted and Licensed (IPR)
• Footprint of Projects and Professional Practice And Executive Development Programs (FPPP):

Graduation Outcomes
• Combined % for Placement, Higher Studies, and Entrepreneurship (GPHE)
• Metric for University Examinations: GUE
• Median Salary
• Metric for Graduating Students Admitted Into Top Universities (GTOP)
• Metric for Number of Ph.D. Students Graduated GPHD

Outreach and Inclusivity
• Percent Students from other states/countries (Region Diversity RD)
• Percentage of Women (WF) + (WS) + (WA)
• Economically and Socially Challenged Students (ESCS)
• Facilities for Physically Challenged Students (PCS)

• Peer Perception: Employers and Research Investors (PREMP)
• Peer Perception: Academics (PRACD)
• Public Perception (PRPUB)
• Competitiveness (PRCMP)

The National Ranking is declared in three Rank Bands:
1. Top 100 Colleges
2. Rank-band: 101-150
3. Rank-band: 151-200

Ranking list enclosed:
1. Ranking_MHRD, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF)_2018 (PDF)– Click here to view
2. NIRF+Ranking Methodology_College_2018 (PDF)–Click here to view

Click Here to download the data submitted for National Institutional Ranking Framework

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Click Here to download NIRF Data_2017

Click Here to download NIRF Data 2017 (Excel Files)

Click Here to download NIRF Data_2018

Click Here to download NIRF Data_2019
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Click Here to download NIRF Data_2021
Click Here to download NIRF Data_2022
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