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NIRF India Rankings 2018: AIIMS Delhi is the top medical institution

NIRF India Rankings 2018: AIIMS, which applied for the first time for an inclusion in the list, was followed by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh and Christian Medical College in Vellore.

education Updated: Apr 03, 2018 19:16 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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NIRF India Rankings 2018: AIIMS in New Delhi was adjudged as the top medical school in the countrywide government ranking of educational institutions on Tuesday.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi was adjudged as the top medical school in the countrywide government ranking of educational institutions on Tuesday.

AIIMS, which applied for the first time for an inclusion in the list, was followed by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh and Christian Medical College in Vellore.

Union human resources development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar released the India Rankings of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in New Delhi under nine categories – overall, universities, engineering, colleges, management, pharmacy, medical, architecture, and law this year.

The ministry prepares the list on the basis of teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity, and perception.

The system of announcing rankings every year was introduced in 2016 by the HRD ministry and the framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across India.

First Published: Apr 03, 2018 19:15 IST