IGNOU Awarded First Rank under the Category
"CFIs (Non-Technical) ARIIA-2021
by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India


Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) is an initiative of Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India on indicators related to innovation and entrepreneurship development. The various parameters and sub-parameters of the ARIIA framework focus on the areas as given below:

  • Developing an Innovative and Entrepreneurial Mind-set through Series of Activities

  • Teaching and Learning Courses on Innovation, Entrepreneurship & IPR

  • Dedicated Infrastructure & Facilities to Promote Innovation & Entrepreneurship at HEI

  • Successful Innovation and Start-ups Generated from HEI with Institute’s Support

  • Intellectual Property (IP), Generation and Commercialization

  • Annual Budget (Expense and Revenue) on Promoting and Supporting I&E Activities.

Major Indicators for consideration

Assessment of innovation and startup ecosystem in HEIs will be based on Seven parameters with certain weightages allocated as below.

  • Budget, Expenses to Support & Revenue Generated (20 Marks).

  • Infrastructures & Facilities to Support Innovations and Start-ups (10 Marks).

  • Awareness Activities for Promoting Idea Generation and Innovation (20 Marks).

  • Promotion and Supporting Entrepreneurship Development (20 Marks).

  • Intellectual Property (IP) Generation, Technology Transfer and Commercialization (14 Marks).

  • Innovative Learning Methods & Courses (10 Marks).

  • Innovations in Governance of the Institution (6 Marks).

IGNOU-ARIIA Reports Submitted


ARIIA Application 2021


ARIIA Application 2019

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