When it comes to ranking the universities on the basis of their categorisation, not much has changed for the engineering schools and universities category so far, in respect to the NIRF Ranking. Yet this year no new institution or university was able to replace IISc, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) from being in the top three in the university ranking list. On the other hand; IIT Madras, IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi continue to be to ruler of engineering category NIRF Ranking table. As per the report released by NIRF ranking, IIT-Madras, IISc-Bangalore and IIT-Bombay have come to be the top three institutions in the sixth edition of the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) which was lately announced any the Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday.
Along with JNU, universities like: Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) and Hyderabad Central University (HCU), which have lately been at the centre of student protests against the union government, also made it to the top 10 universities in the country. Although JMI has improved its ranking from tenth position to sixth rank this year, HCU slipped from rank sixth to nine.