ICFAI University, Jharkhand was ranked the Second Best Private University in Jharkhand (after BIT, Mesra) and 63rd among all the Private Universities in India by Education World Private University Rankings 2021-21 survey. The independent survey was conducted by Centre for Forecasting & Research. The methodology included collection of data from the Universities, followed by interviews of faculty members, students and industry representatives across India. The evaluation included 10 Parameters, which included infrastructure and facilities, competence of faculty members, curriculum and pedagogy, industry-interface, campus placements and research and innovation.
Congratulating the faculty members, staff and students of the university, Prof O R S Rao, Vice-Chancellor of the ICFAI University said, “We are happy to note that our University moved up from 3rd rank in 2020 to 2nd rank in 2021 among private universities in Jharkhand and from 101st in 2020 to 63rd rank in 2021 at all India level. It was possible due to various initiatives taken by the University to improve quality of education, research and campus placements. Our focus on close industry-academia partnerships enhanced employability and campus placements of our students”. “Ranking received by our university from the Times Higher Education (UK) -2021 for quality of education and award of excellence received for Industry-Academia Interface from World Education Summit-2021 testify our achievements in the key performance parameters. Our university will continue to strive for better performance in the days to come”, added Prof Rao.
Expressing happiness on the recognition, Prof Arvind Kumar, Registrar of the University said, “Despite COVID-19 pandemic challenges, our university arranged for online Summer Internship Projects for our students in all programs and enabled them to handle the projects successfully by training them, in advance, on digital skills “