Puducherry

Jipmer ranked 3rd best govt. institution

It climbs to fifth spot in Outlook survey

Jipmer has been ranked third in the country among government medical institutions, according to the ranking done by Outlook magazine in partnership with Drshti Strategic Research Services.

Jipmer was ranked fifth overall among all medical institutions in the country, improving from the sixth spot it took in the previous year’s rankings, Jipmer director S. Vivekanandam said in a press note.

Outlook’s annual ranking of India’s best professional colleges (in partnership with Drshti Strategic Research Services) can help students make an informed choice on the line of education across 12 streams.

The initiative had the participation of 428 institutions across the country in 12 streams: Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Dentistry, Law, Social Work, Hotel Management, Fashion, Mass Communication, Design, Computer Applications, and Pharmacy.

Detailed objective questionnaires measured colleges on five key parameters (selection process and institute profile, academics, personality and development, placements, employment and graduating outcome, and infrastructure), the weights of which were kept constant to ensure comparability with the previous year’s rankings.

A separate perceptual survey was conducted among students, faculty, HR professionals, recruiters, practising doctors, dentists, social activists, fashion designers, media professionals, engineers, lawyers, hotel managers and architects in 17 cities: Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Allahabad, Indore, Bhopal, Kochi, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Patna and Bhubaneswar. The Director congratulated the faculty, students and staff for this improved ranking.

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