New Delhi/Bhubaneswar:3/4/18; Union Minister of HRD Prakash Javadekar along with Minister of State Satyapal Singh released the All-India Rankings of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) at Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital today.
Four educational institutions from Odisha found a place in Top 100 educational institutes in India. SOA University, Bhubaneswar was ranked 38 while NIT, Rourkela; IIT, Bhubaneswar and KIIT, Bhubaneswar were ranked 42, 51 and 65 respectively. Unfortunately, OUAT and Utkal University, at 137 and 147, failed to make it to the Top 100.
Among all the universities, SOA was placed at 24 while KIIT and OUAT were ranked 42 and 91 respectively.
Among the management institutes, KIIT was ranked 30 and XIMB was placed at 36. Similarly, SOA University and KIMS were placed at 19 and 20 respectively among the medical colleges. NIT, Rourkela and IIT, Bhubaneswar found place in Top 20 engineering colleges in the Country.
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has been adjudged the Best University in India while Delhi’s Miranda House was awarded as the Best College.
According to the ranking by the NIRF, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) were ranked second and third respectively.
All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Delhi was ranked number one institute under medical college category while NLSIU-Bengaluru was awarded as the best law school in the country.
This year medical and dental colleges were ranked for the first time by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). Apart from the medical, NIRF also added Architecture and Law this yea