National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) – 3 institutes from Bengaluru have secured the top place. This is the fourth edition of NIRF India Rankings from Ministry of HRD. The list was released by NIRF for 2019 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Introduction to National Institutional Rankings Framework :
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is a methodology adopted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to rank institutions of higher education in the country.
The Framework was approved by the MHRD and launched by Minister of Human Resource Development on 29 September 2015. There are separate rankings for different types of institutions depending on their areas of operation like universities and colleges, engineering institutions, management institutions, pharmacy institutions and architecture institutions.
The Framework uses several parameters for ranking purposes like resources, research, and stakeholder perception. These parameters have been grouped into five clusters and these clusters were assigned certain weightages. The weightages depend on the type of institution.
Formation of the National Institutional Ranking Framework :
MHRD organized a one-day workshop on 21 August 2014 on evolving methodologies for the ranking of institutions of higher education in India. The meeting resolved to constitute a Committee for evolving a National Ranking Framework. Later it was also decided to co-opt representatives of central universities and IIMs also into the proposed committee.
Based on these decisions, a core committee consisting of 16 members was constituted on 29 October 2014 with secretary (HE, MHRD, as chairperson and additional secretary (TE), MHRD, as member-secretary.
The other members were the directors of the IIT’s at Kharagpur and Chennai, the vice-chancellors of Delhi University, EFL University, Central University of Gujarat and JNU, directors of the IIM’s at Ahmedabad and Bengaluru, directors of school of planning and architecture (Delhi), NIT (Warangal), ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management (Gwalior), IISER (Bhopal), NAAC (Bengaluru) and chairperson of NBA (New Delhi).
Categories – NIRF :
The list for 2019 was released by the President of India Ramnath Kovind. The categories included Overall, Universities, Engineering, Colleges, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, and Law.
In Overall category IIT Madras ranked first while IITs dominated major categories like Overall, Engineering and Architecture. Delhi University’s Miranda House was ranked the best among colleges across the country, while the varsity’s St Stephen’s College was ranked fourth.
According to officials more than 4000 institutes had submitted their data for NIRF ranking this year.
NIRF India Ranking 2019:
Top 10 educational institutes in all categories :
Here are the top 10 educational institutes in all categories:
NIRF India Ranking 2019: Overall
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Banaras Hindu University Varanasi
India Ranking 2019 – Universities – NIRF :
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
Jawaharhal Nehru University, Delhi
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Calcutta University, Kolkata
Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Anna University, Chennai
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
Savitribai Phule Pune University
India NIRF Ranking 2019 – Management :
Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow
Indian Institute of Management, Indore
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur- Management School
Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)
Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi – Management School
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay- Management School
NIRF India Ranking 2019 – Law :
National Law School of India University, Bengaluru
National Law University, New Delhi
Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences, Kolkata
National Law University, Jodhpur
Symbiosis Law School, Pune
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar
The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala
Bengaluru Institutes ace NIRF rankings :
IIM Bangalore (IIM-B) has bagged the top spot in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2019 under the Management category.
According to IIM-B Director G Raghuram , “This is due to the efforts of the IIM-B faculty and staff — both current and former, past Leadership, the Board, Students and Alumni, and the supporting eco-system.”
The other two educations lands from Bengaluru city are the Indian Institute of Management and the National Law School of India University.
The rankings are based on graduation outcomes, research and professional practice, outreach and inclusivity, teaching, learning and resources.
Points scored by institutions :
According to records, IISc scored 82.28 points, JNU 68.68 point and BHU 64.55 points this year, while they scored 82.16,, 65.57, 53.52 in 2018 and 83.28, 64.53 and 58.92 in 2017 respectively. In 2016, BHU stood at 7th position with 81.22 score. In overall category, BHU received 10th ranking in 2019, 9th position in 2018 and 10th in 2017.
2018 rankings by NIRF :
Last year, the HRD Ministry released the ranking on April 3, 2018. Overall, the best institute was IISc and the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) was adjudged the best engineering college while the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) the best management institution.
Delhi University’s Miranda House was the top college, premier healthcare institute AIIMS the best medical college and NLSIU-Bengaluru the best law school in the country.