09 Sep 2021 21:20 IST

IIMB ranks second in NIRF rankings 2021

Scored the highest in student strength, financial resources, gender diversity and peer perception.

IIM Bangalore has ranked second for the second consecutive year, in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2021, under the management category. IIMB has scored an overall score of 83.48. The rankings were released virtually by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

Prof Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIM Bangalore, said: “IIM Bangalore, by offering the best management education to its students, aims to in turn advance and support important national initiatives. The recognition that IIMB has received is due to its deep commitment to excellence. The year 2020-21, despite the pandemic, was an encouraging year for us.”

Core metrics

IIMB has scored 100 per cent in the parameters on faculty-student ratio, metric for university examinations, facilities for physically challenged students, and employers’ and academic peer perception.

IIMB has also scored the highest in the parameters on student strength, financial resources and utilisation, footprints of projects, professional practice and executive development programmes, gender diversity and peer perception.

The core metrics of evaluation include teaching and learning resources, research and professional practice, graduation outcomes, outreach, and diversity. These parameters are linked to the fundamental processes of educational institutions and lay significant emphasis on inclusion and diversity in the ranking framework.