NIRF rankings: 5 Odisha colleges among top 100 educational institutions

New Delhi: Five educational institutions and deemed universities of Odisha made it to the top 100 list of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) released by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD). The rankings were announced at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

The National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela has secured 38th rank whereas SOA Deemed University has been ranked 41. While IIT Bhubaneswar has secured 46th place, KIIT Deemed University was ranked 50th. Among the engineering colleges, C.V Raman Engineering College secured 94th place.

The NIRF India Ranking is done on the basis of teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, outreach and inclusivity, graduation outcomes and perception.

The Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Madras, topped the national ranking of higher institutes. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and IIT-Delhi ranked second and third in the list, respectively. Of the top 10 institutes, seven are IITs.

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and the Banaras Hindu University ranked seventh and 10th respectively.

The Delhi University’s Miranda House was ranked the best among colleges across the country, while the varsity’s St Stephen’s College was ranked fourth.

The HRD Ministry has been publishing the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) since 2016.