The Ministry of Human resource development released the list of higher education institutes on Monday that was topped by the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. While Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore secured the second spot, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi is at the third position.
Ranking of educational institutions across India is based on the methodology outlined by education ministry-approved NIRF ( National institutional ranking framework). The 2019 list was announced by President Ram Nath Kovind who said that overall standards are uneven both in private and public sectors while there are islands of excellence.
The president also asserted that it is very important to lift the bar as the higher education infrastructure continues growing and the enrollments rise. Seven Indian Institutes of technology are among the overall National ranking of higher institutes of 2019 of the Ministry of Education. The seventh spot was secured by Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi.