Mumbai: IIT Bombay has secured third position in ‘Overall’ category with a score of 71.78 and second position in ‘Engineering’ category with score of 87.87 of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), which was initiated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India last year.
In 2016, IIT Bombay stood second in the Engineering category with a score of 87.67.
Last year, all the IITs had participated only in the Engineering category. The remaining three categories were Pharmacy, Management and University.
This year, there were six categories. namely Overall, Engineering, Universities, Colleges, Pharmacy and Management. Out of six categories, IIT Bombay had participated in ‘Overall’ and ‘Engineering’ categories.
Director of IIT Bombay Prof. Devang Khakhar said, “The ranking is a reflection of the excellence of the Institute. We are putting in our best efforts to continue to do better.”.
The results were announced by Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar during a press conference in Delhi yesterday.