IISc Bangalore best university in India, IIT Madras top engg school

by Garry Watts April 4, 2017, 4:34

IIM Ahmedabad obtained the maximum points among the management institutes across the country.

Osmania University ranks 23among the top Universities of India as per the "National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF-2017)" of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi.

Based on the points earned, IIT Madras maintained its status quo as the best engineering college across the country while other IIT Bombay, Kharagpur, Delhi and Kanpur followed immediately. The other Goa-based institutions which found mention in the ranking list include - Goa Institute of Management (37th in Management Institution Category), Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Quepem (53rd in the College Category) and Goa College of Pharmacy (30th in Pharmacy Category).

According to spokesman, the University of Kashmir has figured at Rank No. 73 (Point Score: 36.32) in the ranking system, where about 3000 institutions of higher education participated.

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The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. "Also, this year every large institution will be given a common overall rank as well as a discipline specific rank as applicable", a senior HRD official said. The Framework was approved by the MHRD and launched by Minister of Human Resource Development on 29 September 2015.

In the "Overall" ranking, the university, which has been at the center of controversies for over a year, has been placed at the sixth position. IISc figured at the top in "Overall" and "Universities" categories. "Grants and funds will be more for higher ranked institutes, which will increase competition among the institutions".

Colleges have been ranked for the first time.

When asked how the rankings would help the institute, he said that it would "certainly help improve the perception about the institute", thereby encouraging deserving candidates to apply with confidence. Though, Miranda House, University of Delhi topped the list of best college. According to the HRD ministry, almost 705 of the research output in the country came from these institutions, while the top 100 academic institutions of the country accounted for almost 80% of the output.

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