IIT Guwahati ranks #7 in ‘Engineering’ and ‘Overall’ Categories of India Rankings of NIRF 2020

Guwahati: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati has been ranked #7 with a score of 74.90 among all the Engineering institutes as per the India Rankings 2020 conducted by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The Institute has retained its position under this category, however, it has improved its score from 70.87 in 2019 to 74.90 this year (2020).

The Institute has also achieved the best ever rank of #7 with 68.81 score in the ‘Overall’ category this year (2020). Last year, the Institute was ranked #9 with a score of 65.47.

Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal, Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India, announced the ‘National Institutional Ranking Framework’ (NIRF) 2020 results today, 11th June 2020.

Speaking about the rankings, Prof. T. G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, said, “I am delighted that the overall ranking for IIT Guwahati has phenomenally improved. This is a recognition of the commitment, hard work and dedication of our faculty, students, staff and all stakeholders associated with the Institute. I acknowledge everyone’s effort in making our Institute improve steadily in the overall ranking and congratulate for this success. We will strive very hard to do even better next year.”

Score in specific parameters of ‘Engineering’ category of NIRF Ranking 2020 are:

· Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR) – 83.04

· Graduation Outcomes (GO) – 83.03

· Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) – 59.13

· Research Professional Practice and (RPC) – 70.73

· Perception – 62.45

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