NIRF Ranking 2021: IIT Madras is the best educational institution in India

NIRF Ranking 2021 List: IIT Madras, IISC Bengaluru and IIT Bombay are the top three educational institutions in the country.

NIRF Ranking 2021: IIT Madras is the best educational institution in India
Atul Krishna | Sep 9, 2021 - 3:50 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Madras has retained its top spot in the overall university rankings in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF Ranking 2021) released by the education ministry. IIT Madras NIRF Ranking was the same for last year as well.

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The NIRF ranking was released by education minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

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IISC Bengaluru and IIT Bombay have come second and third respectively in the NIRF ranking 2021. IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur make up the top five respectively. There are seven IITs in the top ten NIRF ranking.

NIRF ranking 2021 have been released for 11 categories including overall rankings, research institutions, university, engineering, management, pharmacy, colleges, medical, law, architecture and dental.

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NIRF ranking 2021 are based on the following parameters: Teaching, learning and resources (TLR), research and professional practice (RP), graduation outcomes (GO), outreach and inclusivity (OI), peer perception.

While the top two institution in the overall category, IIT Madras and IISC Bengaluru, has remained the same, IIT Bombay has overtaken IIT Delhi into the third place this year compared to NIRF Ranking 2020.

The announcement of the NIRF ranking 2021 list was delayed by over three months this year as the NIRF ranking 2020 were announced in June last year.

IIT Madras was ranked first under the overall NIRF India ranking 2020. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru and IIT Delhi were ranked second and third. IIT Bombay , IIT Kharagpur respectively made up the top five.

The top 25 institutions in the country according to the NIRF Ranking 2021 is given below.

  1. IIT Madras
  2. IISC Bengaluru
  3. IIT Bombay
  4. IIT Delhi
  5. IIT Kanpur
  6. IIT Kharagpur
  7. IIT Roorkee
  8. IIT Guwahati
  9. Jawaharlal Nehru University
  10. Banaras Hindu University
  11. Calcutta University
  12. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
  13. Jamia Millia Islamia
  14. Jadavpur University
  15. Manipal Academy of Higher Education
  16. IIT Hyderabad
  17. University of Hyderabad
  18. Aligarh Muslim University
  19. University of Delhi
  20. Savitribai Phule Pune University
  21. Vellore Institute of Technology
  22. Bharathiar University
  23. NIT Tiruchirappalli
  24. IISER Pune
  25. Anna University

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