IIT Gandhinagar Rankings 2020: NIRF, Times Higher Education, JagranJosh

Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar is one of the five top technical Institutes in Gujarat that has been ranked by various important agencies. The institute has been ranked at a position of 24 for the year 2019 in the NIRF Engineering Institute Category list and at the position of 51 among the Overall Indian Universities.

The other topmost technical institutes in Gujarat is Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (#58), Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (#91), Nirma University (#136) and Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (#137).

The institute has moved up in ranks by three positions in NIRF’s ranking list from last year, to reach at 24th, which is the same as Eduvidya’s ranking (#24). IIT Gandhi Nagar has also maintained rank (801+) in Times Higher Education World University engineering rankings. The education portal Jagran Josh has ranked the institute at the 20th position among all the engineering institutes in the country. 

IIT Gandhinagar Ranking Highlights

Agency

Year

Rank

NIRF

2019

24 (Engineering Category) out of 100

EduVidya

2020

24

India Today

2018

14

Times Higher Education

2020

501-600

JagranJosh

2020

20th out of 150

IIT Gandhinagar - NIRF Ranking

The National Institutional Ranking Framework or NIRF is a Government ranking agency, established in 2015. It ranks all the institutes in India category wise and in the overall ranking category. 

“For the year 2019, IIT Gandhi Nagar has been ranked at 24th position out of the top 100 Engineering Institutes in the country. It has made a vast improvement in the last three years. In 2017, the institute was ranked at 30th place which moved up by 3 places to reach the 27th position in 2018 and further up by three places to reach the 24th position in 2019”.

Above Information is presented in below line diagram:

IIT GandhiNagar NIRF Rankings in last 3 years

NIRF rankings are based on 5 parameters which are tabulated below with value for IIT Gandhi Nagar.

Parameter

Score IIT Gandhinagar

Teaching, Learning, and Resources

80.59

Research and Professional Practices

31.01

Graduation Outcomes

56.26

Outreach and Inclusivity

61.34

Perception

34.59

  • Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University saw a rise in ranks but again saw a dip to 23rd in 2019. 
  • BITS Pilani has also moved down 9 positions in the last three years. 
  • NIT Karnataka has maintained its rank (#21) for the last two years like IIT Madras which is the list topper for the last three years.

The NIRF 2019 rankings of the other engineering institutes ahead of IIT Gandhi Nagar have been tabulated below:

  • The overall score of IIT Gandhi Nagar in NIRF is 54.32 this year.
  • Despite showing consistent improvements in its score, it has to make a lot of effort in its Research and Professional Practice Parameters to uplift its overall score value. 

IIT Gandhinagar - Times Higher Education Ranking

Times Higher Education’s world university ranking in the engineering subject has IIT Gandhinagar in 2019 and 2020 years. In both years, the institute has been ranked in the 801+ rank.

IIT Gandhinagar’s parameter scores, as scored by Times Higher Education are:

IIT Gandhi Nagar Times Higher Education Rankings Score

The closest competitors of IIT Gandhinagar are GITAM University and KIIT University. Both institutes have the same rank (#801) as IIT Gandhinagar in both 2019 and 2020. 

Times Higher Education’s World University rankings for some institutes in engineering for 2020 and 2019 are below.

Institute Name

2020 rank

2019 rank

Andhra University

801+

601-800

Annamalai University

801+

801+

Cochin University of Science and Technology

801+

801+

Delhi Technological University

801+

NA

GITAM University

801+

801+

Indian Institute of Gandhinagar

801+

NA

KIIT University

801+

601-800

Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

801+

801+

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

801+

801+

IIT Gandhinagar - JagranJosh Ranking

“JagranJosh has ranked IIT Gandhi Nagar at the 20th position among the 150 other private and government engineering institutes.”

This ranking has been given by taking the average of factual scores, student scores and recruiter score which was 88 out of 100. 

The scores based on these parameters are given in the table below:

Factual Score

89/100

Student Score

84/100

Recruiter Score

92/100

The table is given below shows rankings for top 10 engineering institutes across the country as given by Jagran Josh:

Rank

Institutes (2019)

1

IIT Madras

2

IIT Bombay

3

IIT Delhi

4

IIT Kharagpur

5

IIT Kanpur

6

IIT Roorkee

7

IIT Hyderabad

8

IIT Guwahati

9

IIT Indore

10

BITS Pilani

IIT Gandhinagar - Eduvidya Rankings

IIT Gandhinagar has been ranked in the 24th position by Eduvidya’s top engineering colleges in India. Its nearest competitors are Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala (#23) and BITS Pilani (#25). IIT Patna (#22) and NIT Warangal (#26) were also close by in ranks to IIT Gandhinagar.

A table listing some institutes and their 2020 ranks are:

Institute Name

2020 Rank

IIT Mandi

20

NIT Karnataka, Surathkal

21

IIT Patna

22

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala

23

IIT Gandhinagar

24

BITS Pilani

25

NIT Warangal

26

Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

27

NIT Calicut

28

IIT Ropar

29

The article can be summarised by saying that, “ IIT Gandhi Nagar, established in 2008, has a lot of potentials to beat the topmost engineering institutes in the country. With every passing year, the institute has made an improvement from academics, infrastructure to its placement. The institute can be trusted as one of the most important educational institution in this country.