NIRF: Assam University back in top 100, secures 93 position; NIT Silchar drops two slots to 48 in Engineering category
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras retained the top spot among institutes all over India for the third consecutive year whereas the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru was the best among research institutions as per the Ministry of Educational National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings.
The sixth edition of NIRF rankings was announced on Thursday by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
The ranking framework evaluates institutions on five broad generic groups of parameters of Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR), Research and Professional Practice (RP), Graduation Outcomes (GO), Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) and Perception (PR).
Assam University, Silchar which could not make into top 100 last year, has secured position of 93 among the other universities of the country this year.
NIT Silchar continued to excel as it moved up by one rank from 94 in 2020 to 93 this year in overall category. The institute secured rank 48 among the Engineering category and secured a rank of 12 among the NITs. Last year it secured rank 46 in engineering category.
The other two central universities of Assam, Gauhati University and Tezpur Univesity ranked 45th and 46th respectively among other universities.
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati has ranked 8 among all the colleges of India and 7th in the Engineering category.
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad ranked as the best B-School, while Jamia Hamdard was declared the top institution for pharmacy studies. AIIMS Delhi has bagged the top spot among medical colleges followed by PGIMER Chandigarh and Christian Medical College, Vellore.