The University of Mumbai did not feature among the top 100 institutions in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2019 list released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development on Monday. This is the fourth consecutive year in which the varsity has failed to make it in the top 100 list. However, in an improvement from last year, it secured rank 81 in the NIRF university section. Last year, it had failed to make it to the university section’s top 100 and ranked in the 151-200 bracket of the overall section.
As per an official release, MU has improved its NIRF ranking. In this, important inclusions have research publications, patents, research funding and passing percentage. MU will try hard to improve the rankings by taking the support of its members, and will improve on the rest of the criteria including data and documentation.