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NIRF 2023 rankings: IIT Madras tops the list, IISc ranked #2

June 6, 2023

The Ministry of Education on Monday released the National Institutional Rankings Framework (NIRF) rankings 2023. Chennai-based premier research institute, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has topped the list in these rankings.

In the second position is Bengaluru based Indian Institute of Science followed by Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

The rankings are backed by several measurable parameters, replete with information on placements, students selected for higher education, research projects, funds and scholarships, infrastructure to ensure inclusiveness as against student strength.

Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh,  Minister of State for External Affairs and Education, Government of India, said, “NIRF Rankings have helped students in selecting the Institutes among Higher Education Institutes in country. It also helps the Institute to identify the area of improvement in teaching, research, resources and other aspects. This initiative has foster a culture of data organisation and curation of among participating Institutes promoting healthy competition.”

Further, Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh said, “Institutes such as IITs, IIM, NITs, IIITs are doing well in India ranking in 2023. It is also heartening to see the rankings are pointing to the evolution of private universities. I congratulate the Institutes which have done well and would like to encourage the other Institutes to achieve well in forthcoming edition of NIRF rankings.”

At #15 is Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetam, the first private university to appear on the list. Ranked #16 is the Manipal University of Higher Education, Manipal.

NIRF also provides rankings in categories of universities, colleges, research institutes, engineering, management, pharmacy, medical, dental, law, architecture and planning, agriculture and allied sectors, innovation.

Among them, in the medical category, Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences has been ranked #1. Following this are Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Christian Medical College, Vellore and National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru.

Prof. V. Kamakoti, Director, IIT Madras, said, “It gives me immense joy to share that IIT Madras has yet again emerged as a topper in the Overall and Engineering categories of the National Institute Rankings Framework 2023 conducted by the Union Ministry of Education. This is just a reinforcement of our efforts to be recognised as a global leader in research and education and it gives me pride that we are on track on the Strategic Plan outlined for IIT Madras.”

Prof. V. Kamakoti added, “All this has been made possible by the tireless efforts of the outstanding quality of faculty and students of the institute, staff who have contributed significantly to the institute’s continuous progress, and unwavering support from our alumni across the world. I also thank the Ministry of Education, Government of India and the Tamil Nadu State Government who have reposed their trust in us. We look forward to being of service to the community and the nation.”

Meanwhile, other institutes as well took to social media to express joy. “We are delighted to share that IISc has once again been ranked #1 in the University and Research categories of the #NIRFRanking!” IISc said in an official tweet.

Among colleges, Miranda House and Hindu College of Delhi, Presidency College, Chennai have been awarded the top 3 ranks in that order.

Also Read: NIRF Rankings 2022: IIT Madras emerges as the undisputed leader

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