Did your college make the list? The official one? The Ministry of Human Resource Development released their list of Top Colleges and Educational Institutions for 2017 in April. The list, judged on a host of factors like teaching practices, campus placements (even median salaries after placements) brought in a clear-cut indication for the next set of aspirational colleges.
Here, we look at who made it to the overall list, what are the best colleges for engineering, the best colleges for pharmacy and the best ones for management for the year 2017.
Top Colleges in 2017 List – How was it made
The overall top colleges list in 2017, which sees IIT colleges hold 8 out of the top 10 spots, was calculated on a mix of teaching, learning resources, research and professional practices followed, campus placements, diversity, perception (among peers, general public and overall competitiveness). Simply put, educational quality, types of teachers, how employable the students are; all count in the list.
Who Made It to NIRF’s Top Colleges in 2017
8 out of the top 10 spots were taken by different IITs, while colleges like Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (Rank 1), JNU (Rank 6), Banaras Hindu University (Rank 10), Anna University (Rank 13) and DU (Rank 16) also got a spot in the top 20.
Tamil Nadu is the best state for college education, with 37 colleges from the state getting a place in the top 100 – 3 in even the top 10. Delhi, however, still has 2 entries in the top 10, though it was also surpassed by Karnataka (14 in the top 100) and Andhra Pradesh (10 in the top 100).
Here are the 50 Top Colleges in 2017 from the list – Cheers if yours made it here!
|1||Indian Institute of Science Bangalore||Bengaluru||Karnataka||83.28|
|2||Indian Institute of Technology Madras||Chennai||Tamil Nadu||73.97|
|3||Indian Institute of Technology Bombay||Mumbai||Maharashtra||71.78|
|4||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur||Kharagpur||West Bengal||68.43|
|5||Indian Institute of Technology Delhi||New Delhi||Delhi||64.18|
|6||Jawaharlal Nehru University||New Delhi||Delhi||61.53|
|7||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur||Kanpur||Uttar Pradesh||60.69|
|8||Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati||Guwahati||Assam||60.37|
|9||Indian Institute of Tlechnology Roorkee||Roorkee||Uttarakhand||59.84|
|10||Banaras Hindu University||Varanasi||Uttar Pradesh||58.92|
|11||Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research||Bengaluru||Karnataka||58.25|
|12||Jadavpur University||Kolkata||West Bengal||57.32|
|13||Anna University||Chennai||Tamil Nadu||56.50|
|14||University of Hyderabad||Hyderabad||Telangana||56.30|
|15||University of Delhi||Delhi||Delhi||55.37|
|16||Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham||Coimbatore||Tamil Nadu||54.70|
|17||Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad||Ahmedabad||Gujarat||54.27|
|18||Savitribai Phule Pune University||Pune||Maharashtra||52.81|
|19||Aligarh Muslim University||Aligarh||Uttar Pradesh||52.74|
|20||Jamia Millia Islamia||New Delhi||Delhi||51.75|
|21||Birla Institute of Tech and Science||Pilani||Rajasthan||51.46|
|22||Vellore Institute of Technology||Vellore||Tamil Nadu||51.36|
|23||Indian Agricultural Research Institute||New Delhi||Delhi||51.20|
|24||Indian Institute of Technology Indore||Indore||Madhya Pradesh||50.23|
|25||Indian Institute of Management Bangalore||Bengaluru||Karnataka||49.26|
|26||Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad||Hyderabad||Telangana||49.07|
|27||Calcutta University||Kolkata||West Bengal||48.90|
|28||Tamil Nadu Agricultural University||Coimbatore||Tamil Nadu||48.84|
|29||Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Pune||Pune||Maharashtra||48.28|
|30||Manipal Academy of Higher Education-Manipal||Manipal||Karnataka||48.27|
|31||Visva Bharati||Kolkata||West Bengal||48.19|
|32||Indian Institute of Technology Ropar||Rupnagar||Punjab||47.84|
|33||Siksha`O` Anusandhan University||Bhubaneswar||Odisha||46.72|
|34||National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli||Tiruchirappalli||Tamil Nadu||46.57|
|35||Homi Bhabha National Institute||Mumbai||Maharashtra||46.45|
|35||Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research||Chennai||Tamil Nadu||46.45|
|37||Indian Institute of Technology Mandi||Mandi||Himachal Pradesh||45.62|
|39||Indian Institute of Management Calcutta||Kolkata||West Bengal||45.17|
|40||Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana||Ludhiana||Punjab||44.99|
|41||Institute of Chemical Technology||Mumbai||Maharashtra||44.95|
|42||Jamia Hamdard||New Delhi||Delhi||44.84|
|44||Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Kolkata||Mohanpur||West Bengal||44.38|
|45||Bharathiar University||Coimbatore||Tamil Nadu||44.29|
|46||National Institute of Technology Rourkela||Rourkela||Odisha||44.02|
|49||TATA Institute of Social Sciences||Mumbai||Maharashtra||43.71|
|50||Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy||Thanjavur||Tamil Nadu||43.50|
We hope you were able to find yours in this list and overjoyed, are possibly sharing it with the rest. Consider sharing it with the next batch too, who are currently thinking about which college they should choose.
In the meantime, we also recommend a host of summer internships in 2017, which will benefit all students.