Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Top institutes in NIRF ranking 2018

In NIRF, to promote research and development in the higher education, ‘Research and Professional Practices’ has been given the highest weightage of 40 per cent for ranking Universities.

 The rankings are released by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today.

 The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) has been ranked the best university in India. At the second position is JNU, followed by the Banaras Hindu University (BHU). 
Overall IISc, second time  has been adjudged the best higher educational institute followed by IIT Madras and IIT Bombay.

 IIT Kharagpur is at top position while IIT Roorkee and SPA Delhi at number 2 and 3 in the  architecture category.

Under the law category, NLU Bangalore is number 1 followed by NLU Delhi  and NLUSAR.
Another new category has been added this year which is medical colleges. AIIMS Delhi has topped the list followed by PGIMER and Christian Medical College. 

In the management category, like last year, IIM-Ahmedabad has retained its top position followed by IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Calcutta.  

Minister of state Satya Pal Singh said ranking promotes competition among the Universities and drive them to strive for excellence.