NI ISTU has won 23d line of the National ranking of Russian classic and research universities, emerging from the 2012/2013 school year by the news agency "Interfax" and radio station "Echo of Moscow". Irkutsk Technical University received 56 points out of a hundred possible. The university held 24th place in the list, compiled by the end of last school year.
This year, thanks to its achievements, NI ISTU ranked 13th place with 82 points out of a hundred in the section "Innovation and Entrepreneurship". Irkutsk Technical University is located on line 19th of the National rankings in the section "Research".
The National ranking of 2012/2013 school year includes 105 institutions of higher education, including 73 classic university, 29 national research universities, two pedagogical and one transport University. The first place, just like last year, was ranked to Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, which gained 100 points. The second place was held by Saint-Petersburg State University, gaining 78 points. It may be noted ISU, which is on the 46th place, among the Irkutsk universities that was noticed in the National rating.
"Interfax" notes that the main purpose of the National rating is the development of mechanisms and procedures for an independent assessment of Russian universities and their educational programs, improving the competitiveness of Russian universities in the global educational and research spaces.
The work of universities was evaluated in six key parameters: educational activities, scientific and research activity; socialization reflects the activities of the university in the social sphere, internationalization or international activities of the university, the university brand, innovation and entrepreneurship, that means the achievements of the university in the field of innovation and commercialization. The evaluation was conducted on the basis of the data questionnaires completed by representatives of universities, available public data placed by schools on their official websites, as well as several information systems, including databases, developed by "Interfax".
Full version of the National University Rankings - 2012/2013 is presented on the official website of the project http://unirating.ru/txt.asp?rbr=29REFERENCE: