NIRF ranks IIM Ahmedabad as the best B-school in the country
IIMs top the list of best B-schools in a ranking by the National Institute Ranking Framework.
The Indian Institutes of Management – IIM-A, IIM-B, IIM-C and IIM-L were ranked as the best management schools in the country. In 2016 ranked IIM-A which has a rich legacy as an institution of excellence, was ranked as the second best by the NIRF. In 2017, the institute regained its top spot as the best B-school and it seems that 2018 ranking has cemented its position as the best IIM.
As the results of the ranking were announced, Prof Errol D’souza, director, IIM-Ahmedabad, said, “We are grateful to the NIRF for ranking us number one for a consecutive year. At IIMA, we constantly strive to strengthen our management education which nurtures future leaders and have always believed in giving a high value of education to our students. We are committed to continue to serve them with vigour by improving our quality on various fronts such as course development, research, placements and infrastructure.
Other institutes who scored the top ranks in other categories were Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, (IISc) which was ranked as the best university in India, followed by Jawaharlal Nehru Univeristy (JNU) in the second place and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in the third place.
In the best colleges category, Delhi University’s Miranda House retained its top rank while St. Stephens was ranked second and Bishop Heber College came in third.
The top engineering colleges were IITs from Madras, Bombay and Calcutta.
This year the government through NIRF has introduced nine categories – adding law, architecture and medical to the existing list of universities, engineering colleges, pharmacy and best colleges categories.
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