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NIRF rankings 2018: Here are the top educational institutes in India

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development three years ago. These rankings list the top educational institutions in the country on an overall basis and also by specific disciplines like engineering, medicine, law and management

M Saraswathy @maamitalks
IISc Bengaluru topped the list for 2018, replicating its 2017 performance. This institute has also featured in global rankings like QS Higher Education Rankings and Times Higher Education Rankings in the past few years
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IISc Bengaluru topped the list for 2018, replicating its 2017 performance. This institute has also featured in global rankings like QS Higher Education Rankings and Times Higher Education Rankings in the past few years

Among universities as well, IISc Bengaluru topped the list. They were closely followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi and Banaras Hindu University
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Among universities as well, IISc Bengaluru topped the list. They were closely followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi and Banaras Hindu University

Among colleges, Delhi had the most number of institutes taking up the top ten positions in the NIRF Rankings. Chennai was a close second with three institutes making it to the list.
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Among colleges, Delhi had the most number of institutes taking up the top ten positions in the NIRF Rankings. Chennai was a close second with three institutes making it to the list.

In engineering, IITs across the country took up most of the positions. Eight of the top ten engineering institutes were IITs.
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In engineering, IITs across the country took up most of the positions. Eight of the top ten engineering institutes were IITs.

It was no surprise that IIM Ahmedabad took the top spot in the list of management institutes. Except Xavier Labour Relations Institute and a few IITs, the list was dominated by the IIMs with IIM Kozhikode, a relatively newer institute than the ones at Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Bangalore also featured among the top ten.
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It was no surprise that IIM Ahmedabad took the top spot in the list of management institutes. Except Xavier Labour Relations Institute and a few IITs, the list was dominated by the IIMs with IIM Kozhikode, a relatively newer institute than the ones at Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Bangalore also featured among the top ten.

Bengaluru's NLSIU topped the list among law schools. This category had representation from across regions in the country including Pune, Kolkata, New Delhi, Lucknow and Visakhapatnam.
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Bengaluru's NLSIU topped the list among law schools. This category had representation from across regions in the country including Pune, Kolkata, New Delhi, Lucknow and Visakhapatnam.

As expected, AIIMS New Delhi topped the list in the area of medicine. There was a good mix of private and government medical colleges. Engineering and medicine are often considered the two most popular fields of education in the country.
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As expected, AIIMS New Delhi topped the list in the area of medicine. There was a good mix of private and government medical colleges. Engineering and medicine are often considered the two most popular fields of education in the country.

In the area of pharmacy, a Chandigarh-based institute was on top of the list. Mumbai, surprisingly, had three representatives in the list. Usually, medicine and pharmacy are considered close counterparts.
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In the area of pharmacy, a Chandigarh-based institute was on top of the list. Mumbai, surprisingly, had three representatives in the list. Usually, medicine and pharmacy are considered close counterparts.

In the area of architecture, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee took the top two positiions. Among the National Institutes of Technology, NIT Hamirpur featured among the top ten. (Data infographics by Ritesh Presswala)
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In the area of architecture, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee took the top two positiions. Among the National Institutes of Technology, NIT Hamirpur featured among the top ten. (Data infographics by Ritesh Presswala)

First Published on Apr 4, 2018 05:30 pm

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