HRD ministry’s first educational institutions survey ranks IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore as the best engineering and management institutions in the coutnry
GN Bureau | April 4, 2016
The Jawaharlal Nehru University and the University of Hyderabad, two universities which have made headlines on the issue of nationalism, are the best universities in the country, according to a survey of educational institutions by the government.
A first-of-its-kind indigenous ranking framework National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), for higher education institutions has been drafted by the ministry of human resource development (HRD) to provide an Indian context to educational aspirations and needs and is commissioned by the government of India. Union HRD minister Smriti Irani released the ‘India Rankings 2016’ on Monday. According to which, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore is the best university of India. The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is ranked as country’s third best university followed by Hyderabad Central University which stands at number four. Delhi University figures in top 10 but is behind JNU and Hyderabad University and Jamia Millia Islamia ranks further down the order.
IIT Madras is the top engineering college followed by IIT Mumbai and IIT Kharagpur and IIM Bangalore is the top management institution. Top pharmacy institute is Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal.
All 122 centrally-funded institutions, including all central universities, IITs and IIMs, participated in the first round of ranking which will be unveiled by April next year.
TOP 5 ENGINEERING INSTITUTES IN INDIA
1. IIT Madras
2. IIT Bombay
3. IIT Kharagpur
4. IIT Delhi
5. IIT Kanpur
TOP 5 UNIVERSITIES IN THE COUNTRY
1. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
2. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
3. Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
4. University of Hyderabad
5. Tezpur University, Assam
TOP 5 MANAGEMENT INSTITUTES IN THE COUNTRY
1. IIM, Bangalore
2. IIM, Ahmedabad
3. IIM, Calcutta
4. IIM, Lucknow
5. IIM, Udaipur
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