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IIT Madras, JNU, University of Hyderabad among top 10 educational institutions

IIT Madras, JNU, University of Hyderabad among top 10 educational institutions

In the first of its kind ranking of educational institutions released by the government, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and the University of Hyderabad (UoH), which were recently embroiled in controversies, are among the topmost institutions in the country. The National Institutions Ranking Framework (NIRF), unveiled by the Ministry of Human Resource Development on Monday, declared the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras the best institute for engineering and the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Bangalore the best for management. The IIM-Ahmedabad is placed second. The NIRF covers 3,500 institutions in four categories: university, engineering, pharmacy and management. It was released by HRD Minister Smriti Irani. Architecture was included in the list when the Ministry had announced plans for the ranking last November, but due to the lukewarm response from institutes, this category was dropped from the list. IISc - Top Ranked University In the category of universities, the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, is rated the top-ranked institute followed by the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai. Jawaharlal Nehru University, which was recently in the news for an event to mark the death anniversary of Afzal Guru and the arrest of its students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar, is ahead of all other central universities. The Central University of Hyderabad, which has been rocked by protests after the suicide of Rohith Vemula, is placed fourth. Perception among students, alumni, parents, employees and the public was one of the parameters for the ranking done by a committee of experts. Teaching and learning resources, graduation outcomes and research were the other criteria IITs rule in engineering category The Indian Institutes of Technology have occupied all 10 places in the engineering category of the ranking announced by the government. While six old IITs made it to the list, four new ones - Ropar, Gandhinagar, Patna and Hyderabad - were also among the top ten. The IIT-Madras beat the IIT-Bombay and the IIT-Kharagpur to claim the first position. "You have to make quantifiable targets and work on them to keep up the quality of education, and this is what we have done at the IIT-Madras," IIT-Madras Director Bhaskar Ramamurthi said. Among the management institutes, the IIM-Bangalore leads the pack, followed by the IIM-Ahmedabad, the IIM-Kolkata and the IIM-Lucknow. The IMI, New Delhi, is the highest ranked among the other institutions, standing at the seventh place, followed by the Indian Institute of Forest Management and the Department of Management Studies at the IIT-Kanpur and the IIM-Indore. Among the pharmaceutical institutes, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences ranks first, followed by the University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chandigarh, and Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. Here is the complete list: Top 10 engineering institutes: 1. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 2. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 3. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 4. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 5. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 6. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 7. Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad 8. Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar 9. Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar-Rupnagar 10. Indian Institute of Technology, Patna Top 10 management institutes: 1. Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore 2. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad 3. Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta 4. Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow 5. Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur 6. Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode 7. International Management Institute, New Delhi 8. Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal 9. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 10. Indian Institute of Management, Indore Top 10 universities: 1. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 2. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai 3. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 4. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 5. Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam 6. University of Delhi, Delhi 7. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 8. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvanathapuram 9. Birla Institute of Technology and Science -Pilani 10. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Top 10 pharmaceutical institutes: 1. Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal 2. University institute of pharmaceutical sciences -Chandigarh 3. Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi 4. Poona College of Pharmacy, Erandwane, Pune 5. Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, Ahmedabad 6. Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai 7. Birla Institute of technology, Ranchi 8. Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi 9. JSS college of Pharmacy, Ootacamund 10. JSS college of Pharmacy, Mysuru

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