NIRF – India Rankings 2019 was released by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development earlier this month.
Reports stated that the institute has been ranked seventh in the engineering category and ninth overall.
Few other institutes from the region made it to the rankings. Tezpur University was ranked at 48 – a marginal dip from 46 last time.
North Eastern Hill University, Shillong occupied the 62nd spot and Gauhati University the 65th spot.
Not a single institute from Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram occupied a place in the overall rankings.
In the university rankings, Tezpur University led from the region, ranked 29th, followed by North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, at 39.
These two varsities were followed by Gauhati University (42), Dibrugarh University (86), Assam University (97), Mizoram University (76) and Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar (99).
No institute from the region was listed in college rankings. In the medical institute rankings, only one – Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal West – found a place from the Northeast (28).
IIM-Shillong is the only management institute from the Northeast to find a place in the rankings (24).