IIT-Madras secures seventh position in HRD Ministry’s list for best higher educational institutes in India

April 09, 2019

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras secures the seventh position in the HRD Ministry's national ranking list for higher education institutes. 


Among the university's category, IISc was ranked first. Bengaluru’s Indian Institute of Science (IISc) closely follows the premier engineering institute. 


This is the fourth edition of national rankings based on the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). 


Of the top ten institutes ranked, seven are IITs while Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) also figure. JNU and BHU were also ranked second and third in the university category behind IISc. Anna University (7), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University (8) and Manipal Academy of Higher Education (9) also figured in the list of top 10 universities.


Anna University and National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli have adjudged the best engineering institutes in the country after the IITs. 


In the management education category, IIM-Bengaluru pipped IIM-Ahmedabad to the top spot.  “It’s an honor. I would give credit to the institute’s previous leadership and the response of faculty and staff, at least over the past decade, who have often made difficult but the right choices in setting the direction for and contributing to the institution,” said IIM-B director, Prof G Raghuram, speaking to the Times of India.


Meanwhile in the law category, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru was ranked number one. 


The rankings are based on a number of factors including teaching, learning, resources, research, outcomes, outreach, perception, and inclusivity.


Top 10 engineering institutes:

1. IIT Madras

2. IIT Delhi

3. IIT Bombay

4. IIT Kharagpur

5. IIT Kanpur

6. IIT Roorkee

7. IIT Guwahati

8. IIT Hyderabad

9. Anna University

10. National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli


Top 10 universities:

 1. IISc, Bengaluru

2. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

3. Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

4. University of Hyderabad

5. Calcutta University

6. Jadavpur University

7. Anna University

8. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University

9. Manipal Academy of Higher Education

10. Savitribai Phule Pune University


Courtesy: The News Minute


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