Smart City, but is Goa’s education lagging behind?

None of Goa’s Educational Institutions found place in the first two hundred overall  best educational institutions list in the countrywide ranking announced by the human resource development ministry, Govt of India today.

However, Goa University was ranked 64th in the University category with an overall score of 37.16. The other institutions which found mention in the ranking list include – Goa Institute of Management (ranked 37th in Management Institution Category), Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce Quepem (ranked 53th in the College Category) and Goa College of Pharmacy (ranked 30th in Pharmacy Category).

Delhi’s Miranda House and Bengaluru’s Indian Institute of Science were ranked as India’s best college and university.


Goa University’s score on the primary marking parameters was as follows – Teaching, Learning & Resources (43.69 ), Research and Professional Practice (11.65), Graduation Outcomes (68.15), Outreach & Inclusivity (64.16) and Perception (5.09).

The institutes were marked on 20 parameters under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) that was launched last year based on a survey done in 3,300 institutes across the country.

Goa University drops from 20th to 64th in rankings

Goa University (GU) which was ranked 20th last year has slipped to 64th position in the latest National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for Indian Universities announced by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).

This year, 2735 educational institutions participated in the NRIF ranking. Though the number is lower than last year’s 3563 participants, the deficit 800 institutes are going to be introduced in different categories. NIRF has also moderated the parameters and decided an overall ranking to all the participant universities.Institutes were marked on 20 parameters under the NIRF that was launched last year. The criteria used for ranking the institutions included teaching/learning resources, research, graduation outcomes (employability), outreach/ social and gender inclusivity and perception.

Source: Digital Goa;

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