NIIT University (NU) ranked amongst top 10 for B. Tech in Data Science Programme in the Annual Higher Education Ranking, 2021

New Delhi : Established with a vision to be the role model of learning, research, innovation, and sustainability for the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU), has ranked amongst top 10 for its B. Tech in Data Science programme. NU was recognised as the ‘University of the Year- North’ in the 10th Annual Indian Education Congress and Awards last year.

The Annual Higher Education ranking were based on a survey conducted by the EducationWorld

in collaboration with the Centre for Forecasting and Research (C-Fore). The national rankings were based on parameters such as competence of faculty, research & development, curriculum & pedagogy, placements, and range of programmes offered to name a few. Significantly, NU has also been recognised amongst the top 25 private universities in India. NU’s B. Tech Data Science programme that focuses on building strong industry linkages and a research-oriented approach has also been acknowledged.


  1. Tech in Data Science degree is a four-year undergraduate programme that is built keeping in mind the growing demand for data science experts worldwide. The programme aims at the deployment of data sets models to solve real-world problems. The programme emphasizes on providing industry-academic synergy for our students to establish careers in /DS/AI/ML, entrepreneurship research, and higher studies.


Parimal Mandke, Acting President, NIIT University said, “Among the dark clouds of COVID, this award is a silver lining. These rankings are a testimony of our strong focus on developing an institution that provides exceptional education based on our 4 Core Principles that are Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven, and Seamless. At NU, we will continue to strive for excellence and offer education that will help our students build successful careers in these difficult times.”


Conceptualized as an institution of excellence, NU provides exceptional education based on the Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven, and Seamless. NU is well poised for meeting the emerging needs of the knowledge economy through its focus on building strong industry linkages and a research-oriented approach.



About NU

Established in 2009, NIIT University (NU) is a not-for-profit University covered under section 2(f) of UGC Act and notified by the Government of Rajasthan. A premier institution of higher learning and research, NU seeks to create original thinkers who will lead the knowledge society of the future. The University inherits four decades of rich expertise and global know-how of – the NIIT Group.

Nurtured by some of the foremost thought leaders and corporate-practitioners of the country, the multidisciplinary University focuses on emerging areas of technology and management. NU is a part of a 100-acre campus at Neemrana, Rajasthan, 90 minutes from Delhi Airport.

Nestled in the Aravalli hills, the fully residential green campus offers an idyllic and intellectually vibrant environment for pursuing higher education and research. Set up with the vision to be the role model of learning, research, innovation and sustainability for the knowledge society, NU is dedicated to building great careers and ensuring excellent job opportunities for all its students. It has been developed as an institute of excellence to provide exceptional education based on its Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology based, Research-driven and Seamless.

NU offers the entire spectrum of academic programs. For school leavers after Class 12, it offers BTech (Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication, Biotechnology, Communication and Computer Engineering, Data Science, and Cyber Security), 4-year Integrated MBA (Marketing & Marketing Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance Banking & FinTech, Business Analytics, Communication & Media studies, Digital & Social Media Marketing), 4-year Integrated MSc (Computer Science), 5-year Integrated MTech and 3-Year BBA. For the graduate degree holders, NU offers 2-Year MTech (Educational Technology and Geographic Information Systems). NU also offers PhD programmes and runs many Industry Linked Programmes leading to MBA, PGDBA, M Tech, etc.