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“India Rankings 2016” by NIRF

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Ministry of Human Resource Development released the first ever domestic ranking India Rankings 2016″ which has been made by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

  • The report by NIRF covered 3,500 educational institutes in 4 categories University, Engineering, Management and Pharmacy.
  • In the Tech category, IIT- Madras topped the list while in the management category, IIM-Bangalore leads the chart.
  • Manipal College of Pharmacy is ahead in the category of Pharmacy education while IISc, Bangalore (which is a deemed University) is rated as the top ranked university.

Parameters used for ranking  – Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional Practices, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and Inclusivity and Perception.

India Rankings 2016 by NIRF

Here is the list of top 5 Institutes among all categories


Rank Name City State
1 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Karnataka
2 Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai Maharashtra
3 Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi Delhi
4 Central University of Hyderabad Hyderabad Telangana
5 Tezpur University Tezpur Assam


1 IIT – M Chennai Tamil Nadu
2 IIT – B Mumbai Maharashtra
3 IIT – K Kharagpur West Bengal
4 IIT – D    New Delhi Delhi
5 IIT – K     Kanpur Uttar Pradesh


1 IIM – B Bangaluru Karnataka
2 IIM – A Ahmedabad Gujarat
3 IIM – C Kolkata West Bengal
4 IIM – L Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
5 IIM – U Udaipur Rajasthan


1 Manipal College of Pharmacy Manipal Karnataka
2 University institute of pharmaceutical sciences Chandigarh Chandigarh
3 Jamia Hamdard                New Delhi Delhi
4 Poona College of Pharmacy        Pune Maharashtra
5 Institute Of Pharmacy, Nirma University Ahmedabad Gujarat


HRD Minister – Smriti Zubin Irani