NIRF’s ‘India Ranking 2020’: IIT-G Grabs 7th Position, GU at 72 | Guwahati News

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NIRF’s ‘India Ranking 2020’: IIT-G Grabs 7th Position, GU at 72

G Plus News | June 12, 2020 11:25 hrs

GUWAHATI: The Education Minister of India Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Indian Rankings for Indian institutes on June 11, 2020. 

The ranks which were initially scheduled to be announced in April got delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Close to 3,800 Institutes participated in NIRF Rankings this year, which was 20% higher than the number in 2019. 

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati stood 7th in both overall and engineering categories nationwide in the NIRF’s ‘India Ranking 2020’ list of top institutions. 

Last year, IIT Guwahati had retained the 7th position among best engineering institutions of the country in the ‘India Rankings 2019’. 

In the overall ranking, IIT Guwahati stood at the 9th place in 2019 and 12th position in 2018.

This year, 7 more institutions of Assam made it to the top. 

State institutions secured ranks in 5 different categories namely, the overall rank, top university, top law, top engineering and top pharmacy.

Alongside IIT Guwahati,  Tezpur University, Gauhati University and National Institute of Technology in Silchar also made it to the list of top 100 universities in the Overall category with 65th, 72nd and 94th rank respectively.

It is also noteworthy to mention that the city's National Law University stood 16 nationwide on the list of top Law Universities.

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