HRD Ministry awarded IoE status to IIT-Madras, IIT-Khg, DU, BHU and University of Hyd

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Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) have issued orders to 5 public Universities namely, IIT Madras, Banaras Hindu University, IIT KKharagpur, University of Delhi and University of Hyderabad conveying their declaration as Institutions of Eminence (IoE).

  • HRD Ministry has taken the steps on advice of University Grants Commission (UGC) and Empowered Expert Committee to implement the Institutions of Eminence (IoEs) scheme.
  • In addition to above mentioned 5 public Universities, HRD Ministry also issued Letters of Intent (LoI) to 5 Private Universities namely, Amrita Viswavidyapeetham (Tamil Nadu), Vellore Institute of Technology (Tamil Nadu), Jamia Hamdard (New Delhi), Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (Odisha) and Bharti Institute, Satya Bharti Foundation (Mohali) for accepting and sending their preparedness for being declared as Institutions of Eminence (IoE).
  • Institutions of Eminence scheme has been launched in order to implement commitment of Union Government to empower Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) and to help them become world class teaching and research institutions, as announced by Union Finance Minister Late Arun Jaitely in his budget speech of 2016.