The Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) recently released the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020. IIT Madras university had topped the list. NIPER institutes at the NIRF ranking

The NIPER (National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research) 2020 institutes this year have shown great improvements in the ranking of university.

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The annual ranking is released in various categories namely colleges, universities, law, dental, architecture, management, engineering, pharmacy and medicine.

Under pharmacy, the NIPER (National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research) have shown great improvements. Out of seven NIPER (National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research) in the nation, SAS Nagar (Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar) NIPER at Mohali retained its 3rd position. The NIPER at Ahmedabad 5th and Hyderabad 8th positions improved a rank from 2019.

Importance

While the country fighting with COVID-19 Pandemic and struggling to find a cure, the NIPER institutes have greater roles. Their improvement in rankings clearly sends signals about the improving performances to the cause of research and innovation in the field of medical devices and pharmaceuticals industry. This is promptly the current need of the moment. NIPER institutes at the NIRF ranking