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IIT Madras is the best Engineering Colleges as per NIRF Ranking 2017

Apr 2017 Source: MOTACHASHMA

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MHRD has released the ranking of Engineering colleges for the year 2017 and there is no surprise that the IIT Madras holds the number one rank in the list. The ranking of the colleges for the year 2017 has been released by the Union Minister of Human Resource, Mr Prakash Javadekar on 3 April 2017. The parameters used for the Ranking 2017 are almost similar to those used last year. However, at the level of the details, some of the sub parameters have been modified for a more efficient system of the rankings.

As per the resources and the news, the list of the ranking of the institutes has been prepared with extra by a team of experts. That is why, no one has raised fingers on the ranking charted out by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), working under his Ministry.

NIRF Ranking 2017 - Highlights of the news!

  • This time, some of the private institutions and universities have also been climbing up to take high positions. Hence offering value for money to their students, going by their ranks.
  • Some of these institutions have consistently maintained or improved their positions of last year, clearly indicating that it was not a one-time coincidental event which clearly shows a satisfying development in Higher Education.
  • One of the most exciting features of this year’s Rankings is the ranking of General Degree Colleges in Arts and Sciences from across the country.
  • Many of the names appearing in the top-100 list are well known and famous, there are many others who may not be so well known but have fared well

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What has the HRD Union Minister to say?

HRD Ministers during ranking

  • This ranking is meant to have the beginning of a fair competition among the institutions for achieving excellence in their efforts. This has recorded success beyond any doubt and is bound to march ahead.
  • The Minister said so far no one has raised fingers on the ranking charted out by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), working under his Ministry.
  • He said besides institutions now parents and students will also have worth information’s about the ranking and quality of a particular university, college or vocational institution. This has led to the global scaling up of our credentials

List of Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India - "India Ranking 2017"

The table below shows the list of top 10 list of engineering colleges in India where the first position is bagged by the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. There are total 7 IITs in the list. Check the complete 10 list of colleges.

Top engineering colleges in India


List of Top Engineering Colleges in India


Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Tamil Nadu


Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (Mumbai), Maharashtra


Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal


Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, Delhi


Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh


Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttarakhand


Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam


Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal


Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana


List of Top Engineering Colleges in India

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