NIRF 2017: Top 10 Management Institutes & Key Highlights

Published: | April 03, 2017
NIRF 2017: Top 10 Management Institutes & Key Highlights
Prakash Javadekar, HRD Minister conducted a press conference at PIB Conference Hall, Shastri Bhavan where he released the NIRF Rankings for the year 2017.

Prakash Javadekar, HRD Minister conducted a press conference at PIB Conference Hall, Shastri Bhavan where he released the NIRF Rankings for the year 2017. Here are some of the highlights of the press conference: -

Also read: - List of Institutes that Topped NIRF Rankings 2017

  • IISc tops the list in the rankings for the second consecutive time. The complete list will be released next week.
  • Apart from the four parameters that were included last year, there have been two new additions this year that include Common Overall Rank and General Degree Colleges.
  • National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) will provide general pointers to students regarding the infrastructure and quality of an institute.
  • In addition to general parameters that are coordinated with international standards, country-specific parameters have been included by NIRF for the ranking system.
  • Some of the country-specific parameters are the inclusion of disadvantaged sections, gender inclusivity, outreach and regional diversity.
  • Some changes have been made in the ranking system based on the feedback that was received last year.
  • This year, a total number of 3,300 institutes voluntarily came forward to participate in the ranking system, which also contribute about 70% of the research output.
  • With an objective to promote international standards in higher education, the government is considering a Project Vishwajeet.
  • This year, the ranking system will also highlight the deficiencies in the education system.
  • Top 100 institutes are contributing 80% of research output.
  • Most of the institutes in India are functioning with sub-critical faculty numbers and State Education Departments, UGC, AICTE, and MHRD have to overcome these deficiencies.
  • Javadekar also emphasized on sensitizing higher educational institutes to promote quality education.
  • The major changes in NIRF Rankings 2017 are Discipline-wise ranking and Overall Common Ranking.
  • There have been also improvements in the sub-parameters under graduation, research and so forth.

Here are Top 10 Management institutes as per NIRF Rankings 2017: -

Name of the Institute NIRF Ranking 2017
Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad 1
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore 2
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta 3
Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow 4
Indian Institute of Management. Kozhikode 5
Indian Institute of Technology (Management School) Delhi 6
Indian Institute of Technology (Management School) Kharagpur 7
Indian Institute of Technology (Management School) Roorkee 8
XLRI, Jamshedpur 9
Indian Institute of Management, Indore 10

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