Chennai: The Tamil Nadu governor, R N Ravi, was jubilant on Thursday after 10 universities in the state were adjudged among the top universities in the country as per the ranking revealed by the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF).
The governor himself lauded the dedication and hard work of vice chancellors, management, professors, and faculty members. Gratifying the teaching faculties, the governor said, “It is a matter of joy and pride that several of our institutions have done extremely well at the national level and secured top ranks in NIRF-2022.”
Governor R N Ravi left no stone unturned in his praise for all of Tamil Nadu’s universities that were named to the NIRF’s top ranked universities list.
To achieve this distinction, it requires distinguished leadership qualities, both intellectually and administratively, to compete with the noted institutions at the national level, and keeping high rankings is an achievement, said the Governor. He was speaking while inaugurating the “Conclave of Excellence in Higher Education in Tamil Nadu”.
The conclave took place to felicitate the higher education institutions—central, state, and private universities—of Tamil Nadu that secured the top 10 positions in various categories of the NIRF ranking and to have the achievers share their experiences and help other institutions benefit.
Presentations on excellence were made by the top-10 NIRF 2022 ranking institutions such as IIT Madras, which was ranked Number 1 in the country, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham-Coimbatore; VIT-Vellore; NIT-Trichy; CMC Vellore, Presidency College, Chennai, Loyola College, Chennai, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, SRM Dental College, Chennai, and JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty. State Higher Education Minister K Ponmudi and Health and Family Welfare Minister Ma Subramanian were among those who spoke on the occasion.