NIRF Ranking 2021: IIT Madras tops engineering list for the sixth year

NIRF Ranking 2021 Engineering College: IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay have come second and third in the education ministry’s ranking of engineering institutions.

NIRF Ranking 2021: IIT Madras tops engineering list for the sixth year NIRF Ranking 2021: IIT Madras is at the top again
Abhijit Srivastava | Sep 9, 2021 - 3:45 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras is the top engineering college in the country again, according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework India rankings for this year. IIT Madras has held this place since the inception of the education ministry's ranking exercise and the first list in 2016 making this the sixth year in a row that it has been at the top. The NIRF Ranking 2021 was released by the education minister Dharmendra Pradhan today, September 9. The second and third rank-holders in NIRF engineering ranking 2021 were IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay.

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In the NIRF ranking for architecture, IIT Roorkee holds the top position followed by National Institute of Technology Calicut and IIT Kharagpur.

In last year’s NIRF ranking, the top three ranks in the engineering category were held by Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) with IIT Madras at the top followed by IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay. In NIRF Ranking for architecture, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee held the first two positions, with National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut at the third position.

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NIRF Ranking 2021: Top 10 colleges in engineering

These are the top 10:

  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Hyderabad
  • National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  • National Institute of Technology, Surathkal

NIRF Ranking 2021: Top 10 colleges in architecture

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The top 10 institutions in the NIRF Ranking for architecture are:

  • IIT Roorkee
  • NIT Calicut
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi
  • Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University, Ahmedabad
  • School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal
  • National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  • School of Planning and Architecture, Andhra Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, West Bengal
  • Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi

The NIRF ranking lists are decided on the basis of a set of parameters including “teaching, learning and resources”; “research and professional practice”; “graduation outcomes”; “outreach and inclusivity” and “peer perception”.

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