The Indian Institute of Science at Bengaluru in Karnataka is the No.1 higher educational institute in the country as per NIRF rankings, while the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad in Gujarat is the top management institute.

Bengaluru’s IISc has also been ranked as the top university in India, as per the second edition of India Rankings under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) released on Monday by Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar.

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has been ranked as the top engineering institute; deemed university Jamia Hamdard in Delhi is numero uno in pharmacy category while Miranda House in the national capital has been ranked the best college in the country.

The rankings were made under five heads — overall, university, engineering, management and pharmacy.

Launched in 2015, NIRF is a methodology adopted by the HRD Ministry to rank all institutions of higher education in India.

Over 3,300 institutes participated in the second edition of the India Rankings.

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