In the latest National India Rankings (NIRF 2021) released today, Panjab University Chandigarh took a leap of three spots in University Category. The university has been ranked 38th in the overall category and 23rd among the Universities.
This year PU has achieved a score of 50.12 in Perception in University category in contrast to 42.39 last year. In terms of score, PU has secured 48.88 points in teaching, learning and resources (TLR), 40.86 in research and professional practices (RP), 71.57 in graduation outcomes (GO), 53.49 in Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) and 37.31 in perception in Overall Category.
Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor has expressed his happiness on the consistent performance of the Panjab University and congratulated the faculty and research scholars and staff of the University for their continued efforts even in these difficult times. He was appreciative of the fact that Panjab University has very recently fared well in the Times Rankings and, now in the NIRF rankings also it has improved on its past years performance. He has congratulated the University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS) which has over the years retained its second spot in the country in terms of its excellence.
Dr. Ashish Jain, Director (IQAC) congratulated the entire faculty and the IQAC office team for working tirelessly. Dr. Jain commented that this time the improvement in the university ranking is largely due to improvement in the perception of the university which essentially can be credited to continued efforts of its faculty and university as a whole with a very positive outlook.
Panjab University has been consistently improving its rankings in various ranking agencies over the last couple of years and Dr. Jain was hopeful that this streak will continue in future also if we strive to maintain the pace that we all are on presently.