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NIRF: IIT Madras tops India Ranking 2023: Overall for the 5th time 

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NIRF rankings IIT Madras remains India’s top-ranked institute for 5th timeAccording to the 8th edition of India Rankings (India Ranking 2023), prepared by Ministry of Education (MoE) based on parameters defined by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras (IITM), Chennai, Tamil Nadu(TN), has topped the list for the 5th consecutive time.

  • IITM is followed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, Karnataka ranked 2nd and IIT Delhi at 3rd.
  • IIT Madras has also topped among the Engineering institutes for the 8th consecutive year.
  • IIT Madras is also ranked 2nd among research institutions and ranked 2nd best for Innovation.

Note: featuring 13 categories, India Ranking 2023 of NIRF is the largest in its scope to date.

About NIRF: 

i.NIRF was approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) (now MoE) and launched on 29th September 2015.

ii.NIRF outlines a methodology to rank institutions across India. The parameters cover Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional Practices, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and Inclusivity, and Perception.

  • First edition of India Rankings was released in 2016.

Key Points:

i.Under the best university category, IISc Bangalore has topped the list followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU) (New Delhi, Delhi) and Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi, Delhi) in 2nd and 3rd rank respectively.

ii.All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) Delhi has topped among the medical colleges in India followed by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (Chandigarh) and Christian Medical College (Vellore, TN)

iii.Top 100 in the Overall category consists of 44 Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI), 24 state universities, 13 deemed universities, 18 private universities, 4 agriculture and allied sector institutions, and 3 management institutions.

iv.The total number of institutions ranked in Management and Pharmacy has been increased from 75 to 100 each from 2022 onwards.

New Additions in Indian Ranking 2023 : 

  • Introduction of a new subject namely Agriculture & Allied Sectors
  • “Innovation” ranking which was previously executed by the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) has been integrated into the India Rankings to reduce the burden on institutions of providing similar data to two different agencies.
  • The scope of “Architecture” has been expanded to “Architecture and Planning” to include institutions imparting courses in Urban and Town Planning.

Top 5 in Indian Ranking 2023: Overall: 

1Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Madras (Chennai, Tamil Nadu)86.69
2Indian Institute of Science (IISc) (Bengaluru, Karnataka)83.09
3IIT Delhi (New Delhi, Delhi)82.16
4IIT Bombay (Mumbai, Maharashtra)81.28
5IIT Kanpur (Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh(UP))77.23

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: University

1IISc (Bengaluru, Karnataka)83.16
2Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU) (New Delhi, Delhi)68.92
3Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi, Delhi)67.73
4Jadavpur University(Kolkata, West Bengal(WB))66.07
5Banaras Hindu University(BHU) (Varanasi, UP)65.85

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: College

1Miranda House (Delhi)74.81
2Hindu College (Delhi)72.39
3Presidency College(Chennai, TN)71.18
4PSGR Krishnammal College for Women (Coimbatore, TN)71.05
5St. Xavier`s College (Kolkata, WB)70.80

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: Research

1IISc (Bengaluru, Karnataka)86.22
2IIT Madras (Chennai, TN)84.01
3IIT Delhi (New Delhi, Delhi)82.07
4IIT Bombay (Mumbai, Maharashtra)79.19
5IIT Kharagpur (Kharagpu, WB)71.63

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: Engineering

1IIT Madras (Chennai, TN)89.79
2IIT Delhi (New Delhi, Delhi)87.09
3IIT Bombay (Mumbai, Maharashtra)80.74
4IIT Kanpur (Kanpur, UP)80.65
5IIT Roorkee (Roorkee, Uttarakhand)75.64

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: Management

1Indian Institute of Management(IIM) Ahmedabad (Ahmedabad, Gujarat)83.20
2IIM Banglore (Bengaluru, Karnataka)80.89
3IIM Kozhikode (Kozhikode, Kerala)76.48
4IIM Calcutta (Kolkata, WB)75.53
5IIT Delhi (New Delhi, Delhi)74.14

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: Pharmacy

1National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Hyderabad. Telangana)78.86
2Jamia Hamdard  (New Delhi, Delhi)78.74
3Birla Institute of Technology & Science(BITS) -Pilani (Pilani, Rajasthan)76.67
4JSS College of Pharmacy (Ooty, TN)76.55
5Institute of Chemical Technology (Mumbai, Maharashtra)75.42

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: Medical

1All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) Delhi (New Delhi, Delhi)94.32
2Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (Chandigarh)81.10
3Christian Medical College (Vellore, TN)75.29
4National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (Bengaluru, Karnataka)72.46
5Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (Puducherry, Pondicherry)72.10

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2022: Dental

1Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (Chennai, TN)84.08
2Manipal College of Dental Sciences (Manipal, Karnataka)77.51
3Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Pune, Maharashtra)73.08
4Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (Delhi)70.96
5A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences (Mangaluru, Karnataka)69.21

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2022: Law

1National Law School of India University (Bengaluru, Karnataka)80.52
2National Law University (New Delhi, Delhi)73.91
3Nalsar University of Law (Hyderabad, Telangana)73.76
4The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences (Kolkata, WB)69.34
5Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi, Delhi)68.30

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2022: Architecture

1IIT Roorkee (Roorkee, Uttarakhand)83.21
2National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut (Kozhikode, Kerala)78.18
3IIT Kharagpur (Kharagpur, WB)76.82
4NIT Tiruchirappalli (Tiruchirappalli, TN)65.42
5School of Planning and Architecture (New Delhi, Delhi)65.14

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2022: Agriculture and Allied Sectors

1Indian Agricultural Research Institute (New Delhi, Delhi)83.16
2Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)- National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) (Karnal, Haryana)70.45
3Punjab Agricultural University (Ludhiana, Punjab)65.98
4BHU (Varanasi, UP)63.68
5Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (Coimbatore, TN)61.71

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Top 5 in India Rankings 2022: Innovation

1IIT Kanpur(UP)
2IIT Madras (TN)
3IIT Hyderabad (Telangana)
4IIT Delhi
5IIT Roorkee(Uttarakhand)

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About Ministry of Education(MoE):

Union Minister– Dharmendra Pradhan (Rajya Sabha, Madhya Pradesh)
Minister of State(MoS)– Annpurna Devi; Dr. Subhas Sarkar; Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh