National Institute of Technology, Patna (NITP) has been announced as a Centre of Excellence to set forth the best educational pedagogy across various disciplines. NITP was declared as an Institute of National Importance. The institute has been ranked at the 134th position by the NIRF.
However, the institute’s ranking has been upgraded in The Week Rankings 2019 by 9 places and has been positioned at 38th rank in the engineering category. Likewise, it has surpassed NIT Manipur and NIT Hamirpur’s ranking in NIRF and The Week respectively.
Speaking of its close competitor institutes as per the NIRF and The Week Rankings for engineering category, NIT Patna has been placed above NIT Manipur and NIT Hamirpur.
|NIRF||2019||134 (Engineering Category) out of 200|
The institute has been ranked by different ranking agencies such as NIRF and The WEEK in the year 2019. Taking a comparative view regarding the ranks attained by similar institutes, the following statistics can be observed-
At present, the National Institute of Technology Patna (NITP) is ranked at 134th position by NIRF 2019 in the Engineering Category.
NITP received the following scores for each of the respective NIRF parameters:
|Teaching, Learning, and Resources||51.95|
|Research and Professional Practices||10.72|
|Outreach and Inclusivity||39.90|
As per the data presented above, NITP is amongst the top 200 Engineering institutes of India as suggested by the report published by the NIRF.
The NIRF has allotted the following ranks to the below-mentioned universities which happen to be at par with the Pondicherry University-
|124||Saveetha Engineering College, Tamil Nadu||34.14|
|125||Lovely Professional University, Punjab||34.09|
|126||Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Odisha||34.08|
|127||Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Karnataka||33.99|
|128||N. M. A. M. Institute of Technology, Karnataka||33.84|
|128||St. Joseph's College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu||33.84|
|130||National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur||33.80|
|131||B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology||33.70|
|132||CVR College of Engineering||33.65|
|133||Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology||33.63|
|134||National Institute of Technology Patna||33.58|
NITP has been ranked above NIT Manipur which secured the 148th position as per NIRF 2019 rankings. Although, NITP secured a lower rank than NIT Jamshedpur.
The Week’s ranking for top engineering colleges in India has ranked NIT Patna at 38th position in 2019 scaling 9 positions above from 47th position in 2018. The total composite score given by The Week was 272 for 2019.
The Week’s ranking comparison for NIT Patna and its close competitors-
Below tabulated is the comparison of NIT Patna and its close competitor’s rankings in engineering category for 2018 and 2019-
|Institute Name||2019 Ranking||2018 Ranking||Composite Score|
As per the analysis, all the above-listed colleges have significantly made improvements in their rankings as compared to 2018. However, NIT Jamshedpur had been consistent with the 37th position in both the years. NIT Kurukshetra has the highest composite score of 283 as compared to other NITs.