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HyderabadUniversity of Hyderabad rises up in innovation

University of Hyderabad rises up in innovation

Published: 3rd Dec 2021 9:58 pm

Hyderabad: University of Hyderabad’s (UoH) performance has improved dramatically over the years as per the annual performance result 2020-21 announced by Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC). The university’s rating increased from 1.50 in the previous evaluation to 3.50 in 2020-21.

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Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell (MIC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) gave an account of the achievements of over 2,726 IIC institutions that participated in the annual evaluation.

The ranking takes into account various parameters such as conduct of innovation-related activities including entrepreneurship, IPR and incubation, student participation in national hackathons, and participation in innovation ambassadors training.

Prof Basuthkar Jagadeeshwar Rao, UoH Vice-Chancellor, said, “I am delighted that UoH is striding ahead in developing an innovation ecosystem. We need to build a robust system for innovation across disciplines, particularly in fostering new ideas that can produce socially relevant knowledge, patentable products but also pioneer new methods of teaching and learning.”

Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, and Prof Rajneesh Jain, Secretary, UGC, addressed the members of IIC, Innovation Ambassadors (IAs) and student participants of the National Innovation Contest (NIC) at the event which was attended by top officials from MIC, AICTE, UGC and MoE.

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