After the announcement of Times Higher Education (THE) and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, the Indian government will be announcing its own rankings today – June 11 at noon. This time, the announcement is likely to be made by the Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. Last year, the rankings were unveiled by the President of India.
While every year, the ranking is released in April, however, it got delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. It will also be an e-launched this year as the ranking will be announced through the Twitter account of the HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. The minister had informed through a tweet. Launched by HRD Ministry in 2015, the NIRF ranking judges teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcome outreach and inclusivity, and perception.
Announcing #NIRFRankings2020 tomorrow at 12 noon!
Excited to know which all universities and institutions made it to the list of NIRF Ranking 2020?
— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) June 10, 2020
Institutes will be ranked in multiple categories including – overall, university, engineering, college, management, pharmacy, law, architecture, and medical.
Last year, IIT-Madras was the overall winner with a score of 83.88 followed by the Indian Institute of Science with a score of 82.28. The IISc topped in the university category and Miranda House, Delhi was ranked as the top-most college in India. The IIT-Bombay and IISc Bangalore had been in a close fight for past years. In 2018 and 2017, IISc was the top-ranked institute. In 2016, the top spot was grabbed by IIT Madras
In engineering, management, pharmacy, law, architecture, and medical college category the top-ranked colleges were IIT-Madras, IIM-Bangalore, Jamia Hamdard, National Law School of India University Bengaluru, respectively.
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