The National Institutional Ranking Framework - NIRF has published the India Rankings 2017 for the best colleges to study in India. It was released by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar yesterday. The rankings were conducted by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) as a system for Indian universities based on various parameters. It was introduced in 2016.
Here are top 10 institutes as per the NIRF rankings. As per reports, the ranking is done with parameters such as teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity, and perception.
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore established in 1909 as a 'Research Institute' or 'University of Research' by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. IISc Bangalore is a unique institute concerned with research in frontier areas and education in current technologically important areas. It came into existence with the combined endeavors of Tatas, the Government of India, and the Government of Maharaja of Mysore. The University Grants Commission, which was established in 1956, granted IIS Bangalore the status of deemed University.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) established in 1959, is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 460 faculty, 4500 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares. It has established itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and industrial consultancy in the country.
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
According to IIT Bombay official website, IIT B strives to reach out beyond its student community to the larger society that exists beyond its walls. This reflects the institute's inherent philosophy - to teach what we know and share what we have.
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT-K), Kharagpur was established in 1950 at Hijli. The Institute started its journey in the old Hijli Detention Camp where some of the great freedom fighters toiled and sacrificed their lives for the independence of the country.
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) established in 1961. IIT Delhi is one of the seven IITs created as centres of excellence for higher training, research and development in science, engineering and technology in India.
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi was established in 1969. It is one of the most prestigious universities across the country. JNU is basically a research oriented university. Instead of colleges, JNU offers undergraduate, postgraduate, MPhil and research courses through various schools and centres of the university, which makes JNU different from other universities in the country.
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur established in 1960. IIT Kanpur is one of the premier institutions established by the Government of India. The aim of the Institute is to provide meaningful education, to conduct original research of the highest standard and to provide leadership in technological innovation for the industrial growth of the country.
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) was established in 1994. It is one of the sixth member of IIT fraternity and the academic programme of IIT Guwahati commenced from 1995. The college is affiliated to be a Deemed University and accredited / approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT R), Roorkee established in 1847. IIT Roorkee is among the foremost of institutes of national importance in higher technological education and in engineering, basic and applied research.
Banaras Hindu University
Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi was established in 1916,. BHU today has nearly twenty thousand students including 2500 research scholars and 650 foreign students from 34 nations, under one roof who are pursuing different academic programs at this campus as well as the newly established Rajiv Gandhi South Campus.
To promote the study of the Hindu Shastras and of Sanskrit literature generally as a means of preserving and popularizing for the benefit of the Hindus in particular and of the world at large in general, the best thought and culture of the Hindus and all that was good and great in the ancient civilization of India.