The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
(IIT-Madras) has topped overall in the National Institution Ranking Framework
(NIRF) rankings, 2019. Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, and IIT-Delhi
has ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively.
In the university category, IISc Bangalore
ranked first followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. In the
management category, IIM- Bengaluru ranked first followed by IIM Ahmedabad.
Delhi University’s Miranda House College has
topped the college’s rankings followed by Hindu College and Presidency College
in Chennai. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi and National
Law School of India University, Bengaluru, have been adjudged as the best
medical college and law school respectively.
The National Institutional Ranking Framework
(NIRF) was launched by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) in 2015.
It provides for a methodology to rank institutions and universities across
The different parameters taken into account for
ranking universities and institutions are: a) Teaching Learning and Resources,
b) Research Professional Practice & Collaborative Performance, c)
Graduation outcome, d) Outreach and Inclusivity and e) perception by the
institution by its stakeholders.
The different categories for which rankings are
given include Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, Law,
Universities and Colleges. The rankings are being published annually since