NIRF ranking 2017: IISc bags the top position
NIRF ranking 2017: IIT Madras has taken the spot for the best engineering college in India.
Top 10 Universities in the country
1. IISC Bangalore
2. IIT chennai
3. IIT bombay
4. IIT kharagpur
5. IIT Delhi
7. IIT kanpur
8. iit guauhati
9. IIT Roorkee
10. Banaras Hindu University
Courtesy—The Indian Expresss
Here are the Top Ten Engineering Colleges listed in the NIRF India Ranking 2017
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati
- Anna University, Chennai
- Jadavpur University
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad
Courtesy – ND TV
New Delhi: The Press Conference where MHRD will release the NIRF India Rankings 2017 has started at the PIB Conference Hall, Shastri Bhawan. Following are the highlights till now:
- In addition to the four parameters included last year, there have bene two new additions – Common overall rank and General Degree Colleges.
- NIRF will provide general pointers to students about the quality and infrastructure of an institute.
- Apart from the general parameters which are in sync with International standards, NIRF has also included some country-specific parameters this year for the ranking system. The country-specific parameters are- regional diversity, outreach, gender inclusivity, inclusion of disadvantaged sections.
- NIRF has made some changes to the ranking system based on the feedback received last year.
- This year 3300 institutes of higher education voluntarily chose to participate in the ranking system.
- The government is considering a Project Vishwajeet to promote international standards in educational institutes.
- The ranking system also highlights the deficiencies in the educational system.
- 70% of the total research output in the country comes from these 3300 institutes.
- Top 100 institutes account for 80% research output.
- A large number of institutes operating with sub-critical faculty numbers. MHRD, UGC, AICTE, and State Education Departments need to work to overcome these deficiencies.
- Sensitise Higher Education Institutes for quality education
- Teaching Learning Resources and Research Project and collaborative work were some of the parameters for 2016.
- Major changes for NIRF Ranking 2017 – Overall Common Ranking, Discipline-wise Ranking. There has also been improvement in sub-parameters under research, graduation etc.
- Weightage to Institution Size (student strength), publication quality given weightage, introduction of highly-cited paper, data on patents granted and published, graduation outcomes.
- IISc, Bangalore tops the list of Universities second time in a row; complete list to be released next week
- The complete list will be out on April 10, 2017
New Delhi: Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is all set to release the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2017 for Indian Universities. The ranking released by Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development through a press conference. The rankings will be released at the PIB Conference Hall, Shastri Bhawan at 1:30 pm. The event will also be webcasted. The NIRF system was accepted by MHRD and launched on September 29, 2015. MHRD completed the process of collecting data from universities in February 2017.
The first ever NIRF India Ranking was released in 2016. NIRF released rankings in four different categories – University, Engineering institutes, Management institutes, and Pharmacy institutes. The institutes were ranked on five major parameters. In 2016, Indian Institute of Science was ranked as the best University in India. The institute participating in the ranking system this year will be given a common overall ranking and a discipline specific ranking. Highly focused Institutes with a single main discipline with less than 1000 students enrolled will be given only a discipline specific ranking. The participating institutes will be ranked on the following parameters:
Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR) – For TLR, institutes are assessed on multiple factors such as student strength, faculty-student ratio, financial resources and their utilization etc. The weightage for TLR in ranking is 0.30.
Research and Professional Practice (RPP) – For RPP, institutes are ranked on factors such as research papers and journals published, quality of publication etc. The weightage for RPP in ranking is 0.30.
Graduation Outcome (GO) – Under GO, institutes are ranked on factors such as placements, median salary, ratio of students admitted to top universities etc. Weightage for this metric for overall ranking is 0.20.
Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) – Under this criteria institutes are assessed on the diversity factor such as number of students from other states, women students etc. The weightage for this metric is 0.10.
Perception – Institutes are also assessed for peer and public perception. The weightage accorded to perception of an institute for overall ranking is 0.10.