JNU second in NIRF rankings, efforts on to upgrade facilities


Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has retained its second position among universities in the NIRF rankings, with Vice Chancellor Santishree D Pandit saying the university has the “best” faculty members as well as students.
The JNU is ranked 10th in the overall category in the Ministry of Education’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2023. The rankings were announced by Union Minister of State for Education Rajkumar Ranjan Singh on Monday. “JNU has the best faculty members and students. People from all over the country come to the university. It is a centre of excellence with empathy,” Pandit said.
Talking about her focus areas, she said that they are focussing on filling up faculty positions in a mission mode and are working to improve infrastructure. “Our buildings are old.