Mumbai University fails to make it to top 100 of ministry list

Among management institutes, the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad came out on top, followed by IIM-Bangalore, IIM-Calcutta, IIM-Lucknow and IIM-Kozhikode.

In the first ranking list, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi and Hyderabad University topped the list of central varsities a year ago while IIT-Madras and IIM-Bangalore led among technological and management institutions. The other Goa-based institutions which found mention in the ranking list include - Goa Institute of Management (37th in Management Institution Category), Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Quepem (53rd in the College Category) and Goa College of Pharmacy (30th in Pharmacy Category).

The ministry has brought out the India Rankings 2017 based on NIRF where Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore topped the overall list of institutes.

IITH improved in key parameters such as teaching, learning and resources (TLR), graduation outcome (GO), and outreach and inclusivity (OI), as compared to last year's rankings, which helped the premier institute stay in the top ten.

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. In Jadavpur University rival student groups clashed over the screening of a political film+, also past year. These ranking will be released by HRD minister Prakash Javadekar through a press conference.

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The NIRF was approved by the MHRD and launched on 29th of September 2015.

Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), so often in the eye of the storm recently, was declared the second best university, while Benares Hindu University (BHU) came third.

"For the 2017 rankings, the main parameters have remained the same".

Javadekar hailed both JNU and JU for their contribution to research work and said the rankings were aimed at creating a competition for the educational institutes to strive for excellence.

The minister said that the rankings will not only helps students and parents take a pick, it will also improve worldwide standing of Indian institutes. President Mukherjee will also give away awards to the best institutions at the function. He said grants and funds would be more for those institutions faring better in rankings under NIRF.

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