IIT Madras Dethrones IISc In NIRF Ranking 2019; IITs, IIMs Dominate Category List


President of India Ramnath Kovind, in a programme held here, announced the NIRF India Ranking today. According to Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD)’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), IIT Madras ranked top this year’s Overall ranking which was dominated by premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The NIRF Rankings are announced in 8 other more categories, which are: Universities, Engineering, Colleges, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, and Law.

Here is the list of top ranking institutes according to NIRF India Ranking 2019:

  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
  • Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
  • Banaras Hindu University Varanasi

According to officials more than 4000 institutes had submitted their data for NIRF ranking this year.

Dethroning Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Indian Institute of Madras became the best institute/university in the overall category in NIRF India ranking 2019. Indian Institute of Science had ruled the top spot for the last two years becoming not only the best institute in the overall category but also declared the best University last year. While the spot for the best institute in the overall category went to IIT Madras, IISc Bangalore has retained the spot for best University in India.

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Repeating the performance of the last year, IITs have dominated the lists with 7 IITs in the list of overall category, and 8 IITs in the Engineering category.

In the university category, JNU is at the second spot with BHU following in the third place.

Among colleges, Miranda House, Delhi University has scored the top spot third year in a row. Hindu College, Delhi is at second rank with Presidency College, Chennai following at third.

The list of top 10 management institutes is dominated, unsurprisingly, by the Indian Institute of Management (IIMs). The top three management institutes in India, according to NIRF, are IIM Bangalore, IIM Ahmedabad, and IIM Calcutta.

The list of top 10 engineering colleges is again dominated by IITs with only two non-IITs making it to the top 10. Top three spots have been taken by IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, and IIT Bombay.

Among the institutes that offer pharmacy courses, Jamia Hamdard University has again emerged as the top institute with Panjab University, Chandigarh at second place and National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali at third.

The top three medical institutes are AIIMS Delhi, PGIMER Chandigarh, and Christian Medical College, Vellore. Among the law institutes, top three are National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, National Law University, New Delhi, and Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad.

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is the top in Architecture category again followed by IIT Roorkee at second and National Institute of Technology, Calicut at third.

(Source – NDTV)

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