HRD Ministry announces NIRF ranking 2017: IISc, IIT Madras, IIM-A best institutes in India

NIRF ranking 2017: IIT Madras has taken the spot for the best engineering college in India.

Written by Neeti Nigam | New Delhi | Updated: April 7, 2017 9:12 am
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The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has released the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings for higher educational institutions in India on Monday. The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has bagged the first position among all education institute and best university category in India.

Jamia Hamdard took the lead among the pharmaceutical institutes while Miranda house stood at the top among all colleges in the country. Among the engineering colleges, The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has once again bagged the first place. IIM Ahmedabad got first position in the management category beating previous year topper IIM Bangalore.

Last year, IIT Madras, IIM Bangalore, IISc Bangalore and Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, took the top positions in the NIRF ranking. However, a total of 2,995 institutions participated this time against last year’s 3,563 participants.

Institutes are ranked by the National Bureau of Accreditation (NBA) based on their teaching and learning resources, graduation outcome, perception, outreach and inclusivity and research productivity. This year, the project has more than 800 new participants and some new categories will also be introduced in medicine and law.

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Top 10 higher educational institutions in Common Overall Ranking

1. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
2. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
3. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
4. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
5. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
6. Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
7. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
8. Indian Institute of Technology, Guauhati
9. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
10. Banaras Hindu University

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Top 10 universities in India

1. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
2. Jawahalal Nehru University, Delhi
3. Banaras Hindu University, Vasanasi
4. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Research, Bengaluru
5. Jadavpur University, Kolkata
6. Anna University Chennai
7. University of Hyderabad, Telangana
8. University of Delhi
9. Amrita Vishwa Vidaypeetham, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
10. Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra

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Top 10 colleges in India

1. Miranda House, Delhi
2. Loyola College, Madras
3. Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi
4. Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirapalli
5. Atama Ram Sanatan Dharma College, New Delhi
6. St Xavier’s College, Calcutta
7. Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
8. Dyal Singh College, New Delhi
9. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, New Delhi
10. Womens’ Christian College, Madras

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Top 10 engineering institutes

1. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
2. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
3. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
4. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
5. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
6. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
7. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
8. Anna University, Chennai
9. Jadavpur University, Kolkata
10. Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad

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Top 10 management institutes

1. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
2. Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
3. Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
4. Indian Institutes of Management, Lucknow
5. Indian Institute of Management, Kazhikode
6. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
7. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
8. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
9. Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur
10. Indian Institute of Management, Indore

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