The Kerala Institutional Ranking Framework (KIRF) assesses the level of higher education institutions in the State against the following five agreed parameters:
- Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR)
- Knowledge Dissemination and Research Excellence (KDRE)
- Graduation Outcome (GO)
- Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)
- Scientific Temper and Secular Outlook (STSO)
The Kerala State Higher Education Council is the implementing agency for the ranking of institutions, conducted annually.
Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR)
These parameters are related to teaching, the effectiveness of learning outcomes, and the availability and accessibility of resources.
Knowledge Dissemination and Research Excellence (KDRE)
These parameters consider impact of knowledge dissemination and the excellence of research.
Graduation Outcome (GO)
These parameters consider the reflection of institutions' ability to prepare and equip students after the courses.
Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)
These parameters measure the effectiveness in promoting outreach and inclusivity.
Scientific Temper and Secular Outlook (STSO)
These parameters emphasizes the promotion of scientific temper and a secular outlook and commitment of the institution to promote them.
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Eligibility for participation
Who can participate in KIRF?
Institutions that have graduated at least three batches of students in full time UG or PG programs, where the duration is not less than three years for the UG programs and two years for the PG programs are eligible to participate.