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NIRF ranking 2018: IISc Bengaluru tops chart

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] 

As per the Ministry of Human Resource Development's latest rankings, of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru secured the overall best institution in the country, while new entrant of Technology (IIT) secured the third position.

The Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), which was announced by the Ministry today, placed IIT in 'Overall' third position, second in 'Engineering' and fifth in 'Management' categories.

In the overall category, IISC-continued to maintain its number one position from last year, followed by IIT-Madras, IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi, IIT-Kharagpur, (JNU), IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Roorkee, (BHU-Varanasi) and Anna University, Chennai.

In the Engineering category, the above seven IITs secured the top seven spots, led by IIT- On the other hand, of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad retained the top spot among Management institutes, while the All Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) led the Medical list.

The Law School of University (Bengaluru), IIT-Kharagpur and NIPER (Mohali) secured the top place in law, architecture and pharmacy categories, respectively.

For the unversed, NIRF was approved by the and launched in September, 2015. This framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country, which draws from the overall recommendations and broad understanding arrived at by a set up by the Ministry to identify the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions.

As per the Ministry, the parameters broadly cover "Teaching, Learning and Resources," "Research and Professional Practices," "Graduation Outcomes," "Outreach and Inclusivity," and "Perception".

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First Published: Tue, April 03 2018. 20:30 IST