UoH improves its Ratings to 3.50 from 1.50

The annual performance result announcement (online) of Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC): 2020-21 was held on 1st December 2021. The Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell (MIC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) gave an account of the achievements of IIC institutions.  2726+ IIC institutions participated in the IIC Annual Performance evaluation.

The University of Hyderabad rating increased from a star rating of 1.50 in the previous evaluation to 3.50 in 2020-21.

The ranking takes into account various parameters such as the conduct of innovation-related activities including Entrepreneurship, IPR and Incubation; student participation in National Hackathons (one UoH team has been selected for Grant Support ); Participation in Innovation Ambassadors Training (Four UoH faculty Prof. V. V.S.S Srikanth, Prof. Smarat Sabat, Prof. Salman Abdul Moiz and Dr. K Swarupa Rani).

The Vice Chancellor, Prof BJ Rao, congratulating the IIC of the UoH, observed: “innovation is the name of the game in all aspects of higher education, whether this is in curriculum development or research. 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”.

The Chief Guest of the event Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, and Guest of Honor, Prof. Rajneesh Jain, Secretary, UGC addressed the IIC members of IIC institutions, Innovation Ambassadors (IAs) and student participants of the National Innovation Contest (NIC). The event was also graced by top authorities from MIC, AICTE, UGC and MoE.