Bhubaneswar: As many as four educational institutions of Odisha have made it to the list of top 100 higher educational institutions of the country, according to a countrywide government ranking which was released today.
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings for higher educational institutions was released by Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi under nine categories – overall, universities, engineering, colleges, management, pharmacy, medical, architecture, and law this year.
The ranking has placed Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, at 38th position, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, at 42nd place, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, at 51st spot and Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, at 65th position in the overall category.
Similarly, Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology has been ranked 91st in the universities category. Likewise, C. V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, is at 89th place in engineering category and Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, is at 36th spot in management category.
Bengaluru’s Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has topped the overall category list, followed by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, at second and third rank, respectively.
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 India Rankings 2018 were done under the NIRF that considered 3,954 institutes across nine parameters. Launched in 2015, NIRF is a methodology adopted by the HRD Ministry to rank all institutions of higher education in India.