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IIT-Guwahati Bags 7th Rank In Engineering and 8th in NIRF Ranking 2021

The report has also informed that IIT Madras has bagged top rank in the NIRF ranking.

IIT-Guwahati Bags 7th Rank In Engineering and 8th in NIRF Ranking 2021

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Sep 2021 10:43 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: In a signification development the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) has bagged two ranks in National Institutional Rankings Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2021.

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday virtually announced the NIRF Rankings 2021 in which Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) has achieved 7th rank and 8th in over all.

The report has also informed that IIT Madras has bagged top rank in the NIRF ranking.

This is the third time IIT Madras has bagged top rank in the NIRF ranking.

IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur and IIT Kharagpur have been placed in fourth, fifth and sixth place respectively. Jawaharlal Nehru University and Banaras Hindu University have secured ninth and tenth ranks.

AIIMS Delhi has bagged the top spot among medical colleges followed by PGIMER Chandigarh and Christian Medical College, Vellore, stated the report.

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad ranked as the best B-School, while Jamia Hamdard was declared the top institution for pharmacy studies.

Miranda House in Delhi bagged the first rank followed by Lady Sri Ram College for Women, Delhi and Loyola College, Chennai, in the colleges' category.

In 2020 a report said that twenty-two faculty members and researchers of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) and seven faculty members of Tezpur University are among 1,494 Indian scientists who featured in a list of top 2 per cent of the world scientists. The prestigious list was prepared by a team of scientists in the US' Stanford University, said officials on Saturday. Apart from faculty members from IIT-G and Tezpur University, the list also features faculty members from Cotton University, Gauhati University and Assam University.

According to a Tezpur University Press Release, the Stanford University list features a total of 1,494 Indian scientists. The database of the independent study has been published in one of the highly rated journals, PLOS Biology. A spokesperson of the IIT-G said that the report prepared by experts at Stanford University has listed over 100,000 scientists, whose published research manuscripts have accelerated progress in their respective fields and influenced the productivity of other researchers' work as well.

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