NIRF Ranking 2021: Results Out

In the overall category, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras) has held first place, followed by IISc Bangalore.

On Thursday, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan published the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranking 2021. (September 9). In the overall category, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras) has held first place, followed by IISc Bangalore. Overall, University, Management, College, Pharmacy, Medical, Engineering, Architecture, ARIIA (Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements), Law, and Research Institutions are the 11 categories for which rankings have been issued. This year, the category 'Research Institutions' has been added.

Teaching, Learning, and Resources, Research and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and Inclusivity, and Peer Perception are the areas that comprise the NIRF rating. The number of Indian institutes registered for NIRF ranking has also grown; 3,800 institutes participated in 2020, which was higher than in 2019.

Last year, IIT Madras topped the NIRF rating (overall category), while the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore topped the varsities.

NIRF 2021: Top five dental colleges 

  1. Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Udupi
  2. Dr D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
  3. Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai
  4. Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, Delhi
  5. King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

Top 5 Research Institutes of 2021 

  1. IISc, Bangalore 
  2. IIT Madras
  3. IIT Bombay
  4. IIT Delhi
  5. IIT Kharagpur 

NIRF Rankings for Architecture 2021: Top 5 institutes 

  1. IIT Roorkee
  2. NIT Calicut 
  3. IIT Kharagpur 
  4. School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi
  5. Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University, Ahmedabad  

NIRF Rankings 2021 Pharmacy: Top 5 institutes

  1. Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
  2. Panjab University, Chandigarh
  3. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  4. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Mohali 
  5. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai 

Top 5 Management Institutes of 2021

  1. IIM Ahmedabad
  2. IIM Bangalore 
  3. IIM Calcutta
  4. IIM Kozhikode
  5. IIT Delhi

Education Minister on NIRF Ranking 2021

Education Minister tweeted, "I congratulate all the premier institutions from across India who topped the rankings in their respective categories— overall, universities, engineering, management, college, pharmacy, medical, architecture, law, dental and research institutions"

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