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IIT Madras is 'Top Innovative Educational Institution' second year in row

IIT Madras excelled due to a strong entrepreneurial eco-system that encourages students to become job-generators; 674 Institutions took part in ARIIA Rankings this year versus 496 last year

IIT Madras. Photo:

IIT Madras. Photo:

T E NarasimhanVinay Umarji Chennai/Ahmedabad
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has been adjudged the Top Innovative Educational Institute in India for the second consecutive year by the Government of India.

The Institute has been ranked No.1 in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) launched last year by the Innovation Cell of Ministry of Education (formerly Ministry of Human Resource Development) under the ‘Institutions of National Importance, Central Universities and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions’ category. 

Following IIT Madras in the category for the second, third, fourth and fifth places are IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru

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First Published: Aug 18 2020 | 4:11 PM IST

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