NRIF ranking: IIT Madras retains top position for best institution in Indiatext_fields
New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras retained the top spot among institutes in the country, while the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru ranked the best among research institutions, according to the Ministry of Education's NIRF ranking announced on Thursday.
In the sixth edition of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) announced by Union Education Dharmendra Pradhan, eight IITs and two national Institutes of Technology (NITs) figured in the top ten engineering institutions in the country.
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad ranked as the best B-School, while Jamia Hamdard was declared the top institution for pharmacy studies.
In the colleges category, Miranda House in Delhi bagged the first rank followed by Lady Sri Ram College for Women, Delhi and Loyola College, Chennai.
As per the NIRF ranking, AIIMS Delhi has bagged the top spot among medical colleges followed by PGIMER Chandigarh and Christian Medical College, Vellore
Meanwhile, the epicenters of anti CAA protest 2020, Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University also have made to the top ten Universities list in the NRIF University rankings 2021. Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) secured sixth rank among the top 10 Universities of the country while AMU is now ranked 10th.
"This achievement is all the more significant because of the challenging time the country and university has been facing due to COVID-19 pandemic and also in the light of increased competition in the ranking," said Najma Akhtar, JMI Vice-Chancellor.
"It is a matter of great pride that AMU has been ranked among top ten universities in the country by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) University Ranking 2021. These rankings are a reflection of the hard work, dedication and commitment of staff members and students", said AMU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor while congratulating the staff, students and alumni on this achievement.
NIRF is a methodology used by the Ministry of Education to rank higher education institutions in the country which is now in its sixth edition.