THE Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, topped the national ranking of higher institutes released by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) on Monday. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and IIT-Delhi ranked second and third in the list respectively. Of top 10 institutes, seven are Indian Institute of Technology’s.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University ranked seventh and 10th respectively. The Delhi University’s Miranda House was ranked the best among colleges across country, while the varsity’s St Stephen’s College was ranked fourth. HRD Ministry has been publishing National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) since 2016