NIRF Rankings 2021: IIT Madras Tops Overall, IISc Second

admin November 6, 2021
Updated 2021/11/06 at 2:24 PM

Under the National Institutional Ranking Framework, the Union Ministry of Education issued its India Rankings 2021. For the third year in a row, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has been named the top higher education institution in the country.

IITs dominated the overall rankings, claiming seven of the top ten spots. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru came in second, followed by the IITs in Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, and Guwahati in the overall rankings. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) were ranked ninth and tenth, respectively, among non-IIT universities. IISc, JNU, BHU, University of Calcutta, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi are the top universities. The IIT Madras is the top engineering institution, followed by the IITs at Delhi, Bombay, Kanpur, and Kharagpur. IIM-Ahmedabad is the top management institute, followed by IIM-Bangalore, IIM-Calcutta, IIT-Kozhikode, and IIT-Delhi. Jamia Hamdard is a top pharmacy institution. Manipal College of Dentistry Sciences is a top dental school.

The National Institutional Reporting Framework (NIRF) is an annual report card on the performance of higher education institutions (HEIs). It was established in 2015 and lays forth a technique for ranking educational institutions across the country. Teaching, Learning, and Resources (TLR), Research and Professional Practice (RP), Graduation Outcome (GO), Outreach and Inclusivity (OI), and Perception are the five characteristics used by the NIRF to rank universities.


Source: The Hindu

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