(Source: NIRF 2019)
• IIT Madras tops in overall category, IISc & JNU top contenders against IITs
• Miranda House best among colleges
Morung Express Feature
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has topped the overall category of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2019 released on April 8.
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind announced the varsity rankings for different fields and courses under nine categories – Overall, Universities, Engineering, Colleges, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, and Law.
IIT Madras toppled the last year winner- Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru- from the top position, though the latter retained the apex position in Universities category.
In the overall category, apart from IITs, Jawaharlal Nehru University (7), New Delhi and Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (10) featured in the top ten. They were respectively 2nd and 3rd in the University category. While most of the institutes were from National Capital Region, southern states such as Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, including Maharashtra scored big in the ranking.
Miranda House, Delhi affirmed its position at the top in the ‘Colleges’ category. Following closely on 2nd and 3rd were Hindu College, Delhi and Presidency College, Chennai respectively. St. Stephen`s College, which was second last year fell to fourth.
Expectedly, in the Engineering category, the IITs took the top 8 positions, while Anna University, Chennai and National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, at 9 and 10 positions respectively rounded ofF the top 10.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi was the best medial college, followed closely by the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh and Christian Medical College, Vellore respectively.
For the Law category, the top order was more or less the same, with National Law School of India University, Bengaluru retaining the top, followed by same order as in 2018 – National Law University, New Delhi (2) and Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad (3).
In the management category, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore was crowned the best. IIM, Ahmedabad and IIM, Calcutta were second and third respectively.
In the category of ‘Architecture’ IIT, Kharagpur, IIT, Roorkee and National Institute of Technology Calicut bagged the top three positions.
According to the MHRD, a total of 3127 unique institutions responded and offered themselves for ranking under “Overall”, category-specific or domain-specific ranking. In all, 4867 applications for ranking were made by these 3127 unique applicant institutions under various categories / domains. The parameters broadly (check below) cover “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception.”
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