SKUAST Jammu ranked India’s 6th best

Jammu and Kashmir News

JAMMU, MAY 28: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu ( SKUAST Jammu) has been ranked 10th in the rankings of Agricultural Institutions in India as per the list released by Careers 360 in its 2016 ranking of educational institutions.

Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi has been rewarded the best agriculture institute. The first four slots have been bagged by the national institutes namely Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar and Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai followed by State agricultural universities.

Among the State agricultural universities, SKUAST of Jammu has been placed at number six after Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

Out of the 826 universities and autonomous institutes that award degrees in India, 288 institutions were shortlisted for in-depth study and analysis.

The various indicators for ranking different universities followed by Careers 360 were: Academic Output (publication count in refereed journals as indexed in Thomson Reuter’s Web of Science and Elsevier’s Scopus); Citation in terms of normalized average citation per paper; Intellectual Property; Productivity, in terms of research per core academic and Research Personnel; and Learning in terms of accreditation, student-faculty ratio and PhD candidates.

SKUAST Jammu topped the list of State agriculture universities in terms of productivity.

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