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IARI bags first position in the NIRF ranking

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08 June 2023, New Delhi: The Indian Agricultural Research Institute, popularly known as the Pusa Institute has been ranked at no. 1 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for the year 2023 under the category of Agriculture and Allied sectors.

The eighth edition of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was announced by Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs and Education, Government of India on June 5, 2023. NIRF released the ranking of around 8,686 Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) which participated in the ranking exercise. Earlier there were four categories and seven subject domains. Agriculture and the allied sector has been added as a subject domain for the first time.

IARI has started undergraduate programs in 4 disciplines agriculture, community science, B. Tech (Engineering), and B. Tech (Biotechnology). Aligning with the new education Policy 2020, it plans to initiate several diploma and certificate courses to emphasize vocational education.

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