04 April 2017 Current Affairs: As per NIRF rankings, Bengaluru's Indian Institute of Science has been once again named as the best higher education institute in the country.
The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has been ranked as the top engineering institute; deemed university Jamia Hamdard in Delhi is numero uno in pharmacy category, while Miranda House in the national capital has been ranked the best college in the country.
The rankings were made under five heads -- overall, university, engineering, management and pharmacy.
Launched in 2015, NIRF is a methodology adopted by the HRD Ministry to rank all institutions of higher education in India.
1. IISc, Bengaluru
2. IIT, Madras
3. IIT, Bombay
4. IIT, Kharagpur
5. IIT, Delhi
6. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi
7. IIT, Kanpur
8. IIT, Guwahati
9. IIT Roorkee
10 IIT, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi
BEST MANAGEMENT INSTITUTES:
1. IIM, Ahmedabad
2. IIM, Bangalore
3. IIM, Calcutta
4. IIM, Lucknow
5. IIM, Kozhikode
6. IIT, Delhi
7. IIT Kharagpur
8. IIT, Roorkee
9. XLRI (Xavier School of Management), Jamshedpur
1. IISc, Bangalore
2. JNU, New Delhi
3. BHU, Varanasi
1. Miranda House, Delhi
2. Loyola College, Chennai
3. Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi
TOP PHARMA INSTITUTIONS
1. Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
2. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali
3. University Institute Of Pharmaceutical Sciences
The ranking is done on the basis of teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity, and perception. Over 3,300 institutes participated in the second edition of the India Rankings.
Present Union HRD Minister of India:- Prakash Javadekar