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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


1Indian Institute of Science BangaloreKarnataka
2Institute of Chemical Technology MumbaiMaharashtra
3Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiDelhi
4Central University of HyderabadHyderabadTelangana
5Tezpur UniversityTezpurAssam


1IIT – MChennaiTamil Nadu
2IIT – BMumbaiMaharashtra
3IIT – KKharagpurWest Bengal
4IIT – D    New DelhiDelhi
5IIT – K     KanpurUttar Pradesh


1IIM – BBangaluruKarnataka
2IIM – AAhmedabadGujarat
3IIM – CKolkataWest Bengal
4IIM – LLucknowUttar Pradesh
5IIM – UUdaipurRajasthan


1Manipal College of PharmacyManipalKarnataka
2University institute of pharmaceutical sciencesChandigarhChandigarh
3Jamia Hamdard                New DelhiDelhi
4Poona College of Pharmacy        PuneMaharashtra
5Institute Of Pharmacy, Nirma UniversityAhmedabadGujarat


HRD Minister – Smriti Zubin Irani