Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) is the only technical institute from the North-Eastern region of India to be placed among the top 10 engineering institutes of the country in NIRF Rankings. No other technical institute from Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, and Mizoram has found a place in overall rankings.

Maintaining its consistent seventh position (#7) in NIRF rankings for the last 4 years, the institute has been ranked at the same position (#7) by Outlook India too. IIT Guwahati has jumped up two places in the QS BRICS Ranking (#48) and further showed improvement in THE WEEK Rankings reaching at the sixth position this year. 

While nationally, it has been consistent in its rankings, but the ranking of IIT-G in the world has been dropped by 31 positions in Times Higher Education Asia Ranking. 

IIT Guwahati Rankings Highlights

Ranking (Engineering Category)

Year

Ranked At

QS Asia Rankings 2021 117 out of 650

NIRF 

2020

OUTLOOK-ICARE Ranking

2020

7

India Today (Government Colleges)

2020

Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 

2020

160

The Week

2019

6 out of 126

IIT Guwahati – NIRF Ranking

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), launched in 2015 by the Ministry of HRD, is used to rank the Indian Institutions across the country. 

“Presently, IIT Guwahati has maintained its consistent rank of 7th position for the last four years”.

NIRF ranks institutions on following parameters showcased below:

Parameters

Score IITG 

Teaching Learning and Resources (TLR)

83.04

Research and Professional Practices (RPC)

70.73

Graduation Outcomes (GO)

83.03

Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)

59.13

Perception

62.45

Given below is information represented in graphical form

IIT Guwahati NIRF Parameter Score

Taking in the view of other IITs in the NIRF list, IIT Madras has maintained the first position in NIRF’s engineering ranking list for the last three years whereas IIT Delhi has retained its 2nd position. Similarly, IIT Kanpur and IIT Kharagpur have switched places in the ranking list for 2019 and 2020.

Following are the rankings of top 10 Institutes in NIRF Category 2020:

Rank

Name

NIRF Score

1

IIT Madras

89.93

2

IIT Delhi

88.08

3

IIT Bombay

85.08

4 IIT Kanpur 82.18

5

IIT Kharagpur

80.56

6

IIT Roorkee

76.29

7

IIT Guwahati

74.9

8

IIT Hyderabad

66.44

9

NIT Tiruchirappalli

64.10

10

IIT Indore

62.88

IIT Guwahati – OUTLOOK-ICARE Engineering Ranking

“Outlook-ICARE India Rankings has ranked the IIT Guwahati at the Seventh position in 2020”.

The ranking forum considers its own parameters which are Institute Profile (200), Academics (250), Infrastructure and Facility (175), Personality Development Exposure (200) and Placement and Graduating Income (175). 

Final scores are calculated using the sum total of all of these parameters.

Given Below is a ranking of some of the Engineering Institutes: 

Rank

Name

Overall Score(1000)

1

IIT Madras

881.92

2

IIT Delhi

866.98

3

IIT Bombay

829.88

4

IIT Kharagpur

807.62

5

IIT Kanpur

796.39

6

IIT Roorkee

747.14

7

IIT Guwahati

732.86

8

NIIT K Surathkal

655.13

9

IIT Tiruchirappalli

642.55

10

IIT Ropar

620.16

IIT Madras scored the highest in all of the given parameters and bagged the first position while IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay are next behind it.

IIT Guwahati – QS World University Ranking

QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Subsequently, QS also launched a separate ranking list for Asian universities and for BRICS nations called QS Asian University Ranking and QS BRICS Ranking respectively.  

“For IIT Guwahati, the QS World University Ranking is 491 among all the major universities of the world, 107 positions among Asian universities and 48th position among BRICS Nation”.

QS rankings of institutions are based on a set of parameters, which are detailed below with their numerical values for IITG.

Parameters

Score Value

Overall score

64.1

Academic reputation

61.3

Employer reputation

68.4

Faculty Students

35.5

Faculty with PhD

100

International students

6.1

International faculty

5.2

Given below is information represented in graphical form

However, QS also publishes separate ranking for Indian Universities, the institutes in the top 10 include IIT Delhi (3rd), IIT Madras (4th), IIT Kharagpur (5th), IIT Kanpur (6th), University of Delhi (7th), University of Hyderabad (8th), IIT Roorkee (9th) and IIT Guwahati (10th).

IIT Guwahati – India Today Ranking

“For the last two years, IITG has maintained its rank at sixth position in the India Today Rankings”.

The below table represents the ranking of various IITs for the last three years. 

Institute Name

India Today 2019 

India Today 2018

India Today 2017 

IIT Delhi

1

1

1

IIT Bombay

2

3

NA

IIT Kharagpur

3

2

2

IIT Kanpur

4

4

3

IIT Roorkee

5

5

NA

IIT Guwahati

6

6

7

DTU Delhi

7

7

NA

IIT Delhi is consistent with its first position for the last three years, whereas, IIIT Allahabad has moved up positions from 13th in 2018 to 9th in 2019. NIT Tiruchirappalli is a new entrant to the 2019 list for the 8th position.

IIT Guwahati – Times Higher Education Ranking

“Times Higher Education Rankings has placed IIT Guwahati in the rank zone of 601-800 for the year 2020. However, in the Asia ranking list, the institute has earned its position of 160th in the same year.  Here the institute has shown a drop from its position of 112th last year”.

Times Higher Education’s Asia Ranking has categories some of the key statics. The key statistics are given below:

Key Statics

Points

No. of students per staff

13.5

Percentage of International Students

1%

Student Ratio of Females to Males

17:83

Number of FTE Students

5699

Given below is information represented in graphical form

Elaborating one of its parameter industry income which indicates the commercial impact of an Institution. The Line diagram represents the increase of Industry Income over the last 4 years for IIT Guwahati. 

The top 10 institutes as ranked by Times Higher Education for the years 2017, 2018 and 2019 are:

Country-wise Ranking of Institute

Institute Name

Times Higher Education Asia 2019 

1

IIT Indore

50

2

IIT Bombay

54

3

IIT Kanpur

82

4

Savitribai Phule Pune University

109

5

IIT Madras

120

6

Tezpur University

130

7

IIT Guwahati

143

8

Jadavpur University

144

9

University of Delhi

156

10

NIT Rourkela

160

IIT Guwahati – The Week Ranking

“The Week’s Ranking for top engineering colleges has ranked IIT Guwahati at 6th position in 2019 climbing up one step from its previous position”.

Institute Name

The Week 2019 Ranking

The Week 2018 Ranking

IIT Delhi

1

1

IIT Mumbai

2

2

IIT Chennai

3

4

IIT Kanpur

4

5

IIT Roorkee

5

6

IIT Guwahati

6

7

BITS Pilani

7

8

College of Engineering, Anna University

8

11

IIT Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

9

9

NIT Tiruchirappalli

10

12

Further studying other colleges in the list, IIT Delhi and IIT Mumbai have maintained their positions at 1st and 2nd respectively in the year 2018 and 2019. Anna University has also shown improvements of 3 steps up whereas NIT Tiruchirappalli improved for 2 steps up.