Odisha releases ranks of polytechnics; KIIT tops list

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Skill Development & Technical Education Minister Pritiranjan Gharai today released the ranks of polytechnics in the state.

KIIT Polytechnic secured the first position, followed by Government Polytechnic, Jajpur and Gandhi Institute for Education & Technology at second and third spots, respectively.

The Top 10 list features five government polytechnics and equal number of private ones.

Below is the list of Top 10 polytechnics:

For full list, click here.

The minister said that ranking of polytechnics in the state of Odisha has been done by SD&TE department to ensure quality of diploma level education in polytechnics in the state. Quality Council of India (QCI), New Delhi has undertaken the evaluation work at multiple stages including field visits to all the 102 polytechnics across the state, who have figured in the rankings.

Government of Odisha is putting emphasis on 5T measures. This activity has figured under 5-T programme of the SD&TE Department. The ranks obtained by different institutions are meant for indicating academic status of the institutions. He said the ranking process will create a healthy competition among all the polytechnics to improve further. Those polytechnics who have not participated this time shall definitely participate next time.

For ranking of polytechnics in the next year, activity towards environment shall also be considered as one component of the parameters. This is a unique achievement of the state, as no such ranking at the state level for any types of educational institutions have so far been done. The minister congratulated SD&TE department headed by Principal Secretary and also Vice Chairman SCTE&VT for such vision and achievement. These ranks shall help the admission aspiring candidates and their parents for taking decision at the counselling time, he said.

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