The HRD or Human Resource Ministry awarded IoE (Institution of Eminence) Status to five public institutes including DU, IIT-KGP, IIT-M, UoH and BHU.
On this union HRD minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said “We have issued the orders to declare the five public universities under the IoEs.”
The decision is based upon the recommendations made by UGC in a meeting that was held last month.
To offer a background, IoE is proffered to the institutions who achieve world class teaching standards and research.
To recall back, the IoE was also granted to some of the private universities few days back that included Bharti Foundation, OP Jindal Global University, Tezpur University, Shiv Nadar University, Azim Premji University, Vellore Institute of Technology, Amrita Vidyapeeth and Jamia Hamdard.