NIRF Rankings: IIT-BHU went up eight ranks and attains 11th position

April 10, 2019

As per the 4th edition of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) declared by honourable President Mr.Ram Nath Kovind Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) went up eight ranks and attained the 11th position.

"We have gone up nine ranks this year by achieving the 11th position. We aim to see IIT-BHU in top-10 in NIRF ranking in engineering category next year,” said IIT-BHU director Prof. Pramod Kumar Jain.

For further improvement in ranking, more emphasis would be given to knowledge update, research, development and innovation, he added.

He said that the institute scored 68.61 points in teaching, learning, and resource (TLR), 45.63 points in research, professional practice and collaborative performance (RPC) and 77.36 points in graduation outcome (GO). The total number of outreach & inclusivity (OI) is 53.16. Compared to the previous year, all categories have improved this year.


“It is our objective to take care of four important factors in ranking and achieve better goals. The academic level would be fully updated so that new methods of teaching and learning are implemented. Emphasis would be on research, publication, and innovation while sponsored resources and consulting projects would be promoted. This will help us further upgrade our infrastructure. Also, we will focus on startups so that students could become job-oriented,” he said.

According to NIRF records, IIT-BHU received 14th ranking in 2016 with 74.39 score points, 31st in 2017 with 49.92 scores and 19th in 2018 with 56.62 scores.

Courtesy: TOI

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