In July 2010, North-Eastern Federal University named after M.K. Ammosov became the winner of the Interregional competition "The best universities of the Far Eastern Federal District - 2010" and included in the National Register "Quality Mark".
The competition was organized and conducted by "Statekspert" Ltd, specializing in sociological, marketing research, publications of industrial rankings and economic analytics.
Such competition is held annually. Summing up the results of competition for each year takes place differentially for each territorial entity of the Russian Federation. Survey of respondents implemented nationwide, in all territorial entities (region, territory, republic) on busy streets, in retail outlets (supermarkets and hypermarkets) and by telephone interviews. Initial survey is conducted by the so-called "Open" method, in which the respondent independently writes the best, in his opinion, the organization (and do not tick in a limited number of options).
Analytical, expert and computer processing of materials and documents on nominees, ranked by the number of references is done after receipt of the initial data for a survey and questionnaires from respondents.
Organizer determines the number of the best universities individually for each region.