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Institution of Eminence (IoE)

  Jul 10, 2020

Institution of Eminence (IoE)


What do you understand by Institution of Eminence (IoE)? Discuss with examples.

  1. Institutes of Eminence (IoE) is a recognition scheme for higher education institutes in India, set by the University Grants Commission in 2017. 
  2. The plan encompasses twenty institutions, 16 of which have already been declared Institutes of Eminence as of August 2019. 10 institutions in public sector and 10 institutions in private sector have to be declared as IoE.
  3. Recognized institutes are granted more autonomy, both administratively (e.g. setting fees) and academically, and will enjoy better collaboration opportunities with global universities. 
  4. Each Public institute (IoE) will be eligible to receive Rs. 1000 crore during next 5 years.
  5. 10 Public Institutions are IISc Bangalore, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, University of Hyderabad, Banaras Hindu University, University of Delhi, Jadavpur University & Anna University.
  6. 10 Private institutions are BITS Pilani, MAHE Karnataka, Jio Institute, Amrita Vishwavidyapeetham, Tamil Nadu, Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Odisha, O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana, Bharti Institute, Satya Bharti Foundation, Mohali, Shiv Nadar University, Uttar Pradesh.