NIRF India Rankings 2018: Union human resources development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar released the India Rankings of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in New Delhi on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018.
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur was placed on top of the list of architecture schools in the government’s 2018 national ranking of educational institutes on Tuesday.
IIT-Kharagpur was followed by IIT-Roorkee on the 2nd position and New Delhi’s School of Planning and Architecture on the 3rd position.
Union human resources development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar released the India Rankings of NIRF under nine categories – overall, universities, engineering, colleges, management, pharmacy, medical, architecture, and law this year.
The ministry prepares the list on the basis of teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity, and perception.
The system of announcing rankings every year was introduced in 2016 by the HRD ministry and the framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across India.