For The Fifth Consecutive Year, IIT Madras Retains Top Spot in NIRF Rankings

NIRF Rankings: There's no change in the top five positions this year, with IIT Madras leading the pack, closely followed by IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay securing the second and third places, respectively.
For The Fifth Consecutive Year, IIT Madras Retains Top Spot in NIRF Ranking
For The Fifth Consecutive Year, IIT Madras Retains Top Spot in NIRF Ranking

NIRF Rankings: According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework rankings released by the Ministry of Education, for the fifth year in a row, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has maintained its position as the leading institute in India, while the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru has been ranked as the top university and research institution.

On Friday, the Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan unveiled the seventh edition of the NIRF rankings. 

The rankings revealed that seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) - IIT Madras, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Roorkee, and IIT Guwahati - have secured positions within the top 10 in the overall rankings.

India Rankings Report for 2023
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Release of India Rankings Report for 2023

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) were ranked ninth and tenth, respectively, in the overall rankings.

Moving to the universities category, IISc Bengaluru secured the first position, while JNU and Jamia Millia Islamia were ranked second and third, respectively.

In the universities category, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), which was third last year, has dropped to sixth this year.

Among the engineering institutions category, eight IITs - Madras, Delhi, Bombay, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Guwahati, and Hyderabad - have secured positions within the top ten ranks.

NIT Tiruchirappalli, which held the ninth rank last year, has secured the eighth position this year, while NIT Surathkal has maintained its 10th position.

In the college rankings, Miranda House has retained its position as the best college in the country, with Hindu College improving its rank and reaching the second spot from last year's ninth position.

Ranks are determined on 5 Parameters

Lady Shri Ram College for Women, which held the second spot last year, has slipped to the fifth rank this year. On the other hand, Presidency College, Chennai has climbed to the third spot from its previous seventh position.

In this year's rankings, Delhi University's renowned colleges, St. Stephens and SRCC, which were included in the top ten list last year, did not receive any mention.

Among the B-Schools in the country, IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, and Calcutta maintained their first, second, and third ranks respectively.

The ranking framework assesses institutions based on five main categories of parameters, which are Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR), Research and Professional Practice (RP), Graduation Outcomes (GO), Outreach and Inclusivity (OI), and Perception (PR).

Ranks are determined by calculating the total marks assigned for each of these five broad groups of parameters and then comparing the scores.

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