NIRF-2017: A few Observations and Conclusions

May 21, 2017

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Authored  by:   Sanjay Goel ____________________________________________________________________ In early April, the Minister of MHRD released this ranking of top 100 Indian universities and colleges in different categories. An analysis of NIRF 2017 shows that there is much more information in this data that is being missed in the over-emphasis on the ranks. Here are some interesting […]

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Interactive Teaching: Way forward for Engineering Education

April 25, 2017

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Author:  Sanjay Goel ————————————————————– Various government and industry agencies have been increasingly expressing their concern about industry readiness and employability of Indian engineers. A recent report by Times of India mentioned that 60% engineers are unemployed or underemployed. Poor quality of the engineering education has been identified as the main reason for this situation. Because […]

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What Should Future Computing Graduates Learn? – A Comprehensive Framework of Desired Attributes

January 9, 2017

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Author:   Sanjay Goel, last updated on 27th Feb 2018. Target Audience: This article will be useful for Computing departments  wanting to redesign their educational programs with a view to provide Outcome based Education. Faculty members who plan to redesign their courses on the pattern of outcome based education Computing students in planning their educational goals and approach to […]

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My Courses – IX: Problem Solving and Research Methodology – Part I

January 22, 2016

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Author:   Sanjay Goel ___________________________ In 2013 and 2014, I had taught an elective course on Problem Solving and Research Methodology to MTech and BTech students.   Risk Engineering  was an impopratant section of this course.   The lecture notes (mostly as excerpts from the referred sources) of the first module dealing with Introduction to Engineering problem solving and Risk […]

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What Should Future Engineering Graduates Learn? – A Comprehensive Framework of Desired Attributes

January 6, 2016

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Author:   Sanjay Goel, last updated on 27th Feb 2018 Target Audience: This article will be useful for Engineering Institutes wanting to redesign their educational programs with a view to provide Outcome based Education. Engineering students in planning their approach to their education and learning. ___________________________________ The Objective/Outcome Based Education (OBE) model has become almost mandatory for Engineering […]

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Indian University Ranking Framework by MHRD nearly ignores Student Performance

December 14, 2015

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Author:  Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel ________________________________________ This is in continuation to my previous article on this issue of NIRF parameters – https://goelsan.wordpress.com/2015/12/13/indian-university-ranking-by-nirf-sets-poor-benchmark-for-teacher-student-ratio-in-colleges-and-universities/ A close  look at various parameters shows that wrt the ranking of Universities, the MHRD’s NIRF has nearly ignored the issues of students performance (graduation outcomes).   While for the teaching focused institutions related to engineering, […]

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Indian University Ranking Framework by MHRD sets Poor Benchmark for Teacher-Student Ratio in colleges and universities

December 13, 2015

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Author:  Sanjay Goel, http://in.linkedin.com/in/sgoel ________________________________________ It is a well known fact now that Indian universities are not ranking high in any international ranking list. As per the country wise Global Innovation index 2015, on the innovation enabling input parameter of the quality of tertiary (higher) education, India shows an extremely poor rank of 123. Hence, […]

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