Chennai: In an extraordinary and historic achievement, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) has claimed the top honours in National Institutional Rankings Framework (NIRF)-India Rankings 2022 yet again, cementing its position as the premier higher education institute in India.
IIT-Madras retained its No.1 ranking in ‘Overall’ category for the fourth consecutive year and in ‘Engineering’ Category for the seventh consecutive year.
In the ‘Research Institutions’ category IIT Madras was Ranked #2, same as of last year. The Institute improved its position in ‘Management’ Category, securing 10th position this year, bettering last year’s position of 13.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced the results of NIRF 2022 today at an event held in the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
Congratulating all the Institutes that took part in NIRF Ranking, Dharmendra Pradhan said, “Congratulations to all. From the Institutes that have come on top in the NIRF Rankings, it is clear that NIRF is objective, impartial and qualitative.”
The awards were received by Prof. V. Kamakoti, Director, IIT Madras, in person, who was accompanied by Prof. Manu Santhanam, Dean, Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research (ICSR), IIT Madras, a release from IIT-M said.
Congratulating all the stakeholders, from students to faculty and non-teaching staff for their hard work that has resulted in such extraordinary performance, Kamakoti said, “I dedicate this achievement to all the students, staff and faculty of my Institute.
“Special thanks to all the frontline workers who kept the Institute ticking during the Covid times. Thanks to the Ministry of Education, Government of India for their continued support and encouragement. NIRF process gives a detailed feedback regarding our strengths and weaknesses. While we will continue to leverage on our strengths we will address the weaknesses to march forward”,he said.