IIT Madras: Best Engineering College Again by NIRF 2019

IIT Madras

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras has bagged the top rank in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2019 launched at Vigyan Bhavan by the President of India. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru and IIT-Delhi have bagged the second and third spots.

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 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 fourth edition of NIRF India Rankings would be released today. The ranking framework was launched in 2016 in three categories. By 2018, rankings in 8 categories were released which include Top Universities, Colleges, Engineering, Management, Law, Pharmacy, Medical and Architecture. While almost all the top ranking institutes in various categories have changes, IIT Madras has been right at the top of the charts for engineering institutes.

Coming in close at number 2 has been IIT Bombay. Though the institute enjoys a much larger popularity score and ranks much higher than IIT Madras in International rankings, the India ranking has fallen short every year. IIT Delhi, on the other end was able to improve the ranking from 4th place in 2016 and 2017 to 3rd in 2018.

NIRF Ranking 2019:

Top 10 Overall Ranking:

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

University of Hyderabad (UoH)

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

Top 10 University:

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

University of Hyderabad (UoH)

Calcutta University

Jadavpur University

Anna University

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Savitribai Phule Pune University

Top 10 Engineering Institutes

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad

Anna University, Chennai

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Tiruchirappalli

Top 10 Management Institutes:

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow

Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur- Management School

Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi – Management School

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee- Management School

 Top 3 architecture colleges:

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

National Institute of Technology Calicut

Top 3 medical colleges:

AIIMS, New Delhi

PGIMER Chandigarh

CMC Vellore

Top 10 Colleges:

Miranda House,

Delhi Hindu College, Delhi

Presidency College, Kolkata

St.Stephens College, Delhi

Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi

Loyola College, Chennai

Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi

Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur

Hansraj College, Delhi

St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata

ARIIA Ranking 2019

Government Funded Technical Institutions


IIT- Bombay

IIT- Delhi

IISc Bengaluru





Panjab University


Private Institutions

Vellore Institute of Technology- Vellore

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology- Bhubaneswar

SRM Institute of Science and Technology – Chennai

J.S.S. Academy of Technical Education- Bangalore

Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology- Chennai