IISc Bengaluru tops NIRF rankings

The NIRF outlines a methodology to rank academic, technology and research institutions across the country on the basis of standard parameters.

In the manangement institute category, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode came on fifth position.

Banaras Hindu university (BHU) is ranked third in the university list and 10th in the overall list. Unlike a year ago, this time the ranking was released under five categories - Overall, Colleges, Universities, Management and Engineering.

Six Delhi University colleges have made it to the list of top 10 colleges in the country under a national ranking released by the HRD ministry, with Miranda House being ranked at number one.

The NIRF was approved by the MHRD and launched on 29th of September 2015.

Bangalore is the countrys top ranked higher educational institute while the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad is the top management institute, as per the NIRF rankings released here on Monday.

The official also said "the stringent norms of NIRF ranking methodology as the reason for the cold response in the participation from the educational institutions". While IISC maintains its top position, interestingly, Jawaharlal Nehru University, which has remained the centre-point of student's agitation against the Narendra Modi government has stepped up from 3rd position in 2016 to 2nd this year.

THE UNIVERSITY of Mumbai has failed to feature in the top 100 universities listed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).

Speaking at the release, the HRD Minister said that the rankings have been based on 20 parameters, which would be very useful to the stakeholders. In the rank list, the private college International Management Institute, New Delhi occupied the rank 7 in the top management institutes. In 2017, general degree colleges have also been made part of the ranking.

The parameters to rank include Research and Professional Practices, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach & Inclusivity and Teaching, Perception, Learning and Resources. Education and Research, Mohali.

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