India Rankings 2016 - NIRF: Top 10 Engineering Institutions

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is a first of its kind, which is a indigenous ranking framework for higher education institutions in the country.


Union HRD Minister, Smriti Irani has released the 'Indian Rankings 2016'. India Rankings 2016 is the country's first exercise to rank the higher educational institutions in the country based on objective, identifiable parameters.

The ranking are provided to these institutions after a detailed analysis and validation of the date submitted by more than 3,600 higher educational institutions in the country classified in 6 categories.

India Rankings 2016 - NIRF: Top 10 UniversitiesIndia Rankings 2016 - NIRF: Top 10 Universities

These rankings are based on the assessment using the following parameters:

  • Teaching, Learning & Resources Research,
  • Professional Practice & Collaborative Performance
  • Graduation Outcomes
  • Outreach
  • Perception

Based on the above parameters, here is the list of top 10 engineering institutions in India:

Top 10 Engineering Institutions In India 2016 - NIRF
Ranking Name of the Institution Place
10 Indian Institute Of Technology, Patna (IIT Patna) Patna, Bihar
9 Indian Institute Of Technology, Ropar-Rupnagar (IIT Ropar) Rupnagar, Punjab
8 Indian Institute Of Technology, Gandhinagar (IIT Gandhinagar)
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
7 Indian Institute Of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT Hyderabad) Hyderabad, Telangana
6 Indian Institute Of Technology, Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) Roorkee, Uttarakhand
5 Indian Institute Of Technology, Kanpur (IIT Kanpur)
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
4 Indian Institute Of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi) New Delhi, Delhi
3 Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) Kharagpur, West Bengal
2 Indian Institute Of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) Bombay, Maharashtra
1 Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras (IIT Madras) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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