April 17, 2018
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) recently released its yearly rankings of institutions of higher education in India. Since 2015, the rankings have been developed by the Government of India through the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). These rankings are based upon the following parameters: “Teaching, Learning and Resources”, “Research and Professional Practices”, “Graduation Outcomes”, “Outreach and Inclusivity”, and “Perception”.
The Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) at IIT Kharagpur has been ranked seventh overall in the Management School category of the rankings. Within this ranking, VGSoM received its highest score in the graduation outcomes parameter (76.82 out of 100). When calculating this score, the results were based on placement, higher studies, entrepreneurship, university examinations, median salary, graduating students admitted into top universities, and the number of PhD students that graduated. Many of the institutions ranked have a focused area of study, in this case, Management. With IIT Kharagpur encompassing a wide array of disciplines, being ranked highly is a true testament to the well-rounded institute that IIT Kharagpur is.
Congratulations to VGSoM and IIT Kharagpur on receiving this prestigious ranking and honour!
About Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM)
VGSoM was set up as the first school of management within the IIT system in 1993. Mr Vinod Gupta, an IIT Kharagpur graduate and lifetime fellow, envisioned a school that would provide its students with both a technological and management background. The school offers several programs for its students (MBA, Executive MBA, and PhD in Management) and hosts many seminars, Management Development Programs (MDPs), and workshops for students and faculty. After 25 years since its inception, the school has grown holistically, celebrated many accolades, and set up new benchmarks for continued excellence.
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