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Institution of eminence status to six public, pvt sector institutes

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today granted institution of eminence status to three public and three private institutes in the country.

The government granted institution of eminence status to IIT Delhi, and IISc in the public sector while Manipal Academy of Higher Education, BITS Pillani and Institute by were granted institution of eminence tag in the private sector.

"The #InstituteofEminence are important for the country. We have 800 univ, but not a single university in top 100 or even 200 in the world ranking. Today's decision will help achieve this," HRD said in a tweet.

In an another tweet, the said "while today's decision gives virtually full autonomy, it will also ensure that no student will be denied opportunity of with various measures like scholarships, interest waiver, fee waiver and ensure all equity principles".

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 13:30 IST