National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra (NIT) is a premier technical institute in the state of Haryana. This non-profit public higher education institute is the top engineering college of the state as per the NIRF Rankings.
The institute has improved its position in NIRF rankings from #60 to #41 in the last three years. The same goes for THE WEEK Rankings where it has stepped up to #32 position this year. NIT Kurukshetra ranks #6 among the 31 NITs in the country as per the NIRF Rankings of 2018 and 2019.
|Ranking (Engineering Category)||Year||Ranked At|
|NIRF||2019||41 out of 100|
|The Week||2019||6 out of 126|
National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), launched in 2015 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), is used to rank the Indian Institutions across the country on the basis of set parameters annually. NIT Kurukshetra stands at 41st position in 2019 while in 2018 and 2017 the rank was 43rd and 60th respectively. The college has consistently improved its ranking over the last three years.
NIRF ranks institutions on the following parameters out of a total score of 100:
|Parameters||Score NIT Kurukshetra|
|Teaching Learning and Resources (TLR)||61.36|
|Research and Professional Practices (RPC)||36.64|
|Graduation Outcomes (GO)||58.47|
|Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)||51.21|
Taking in the view the other NITs in the NIRF list, NIT Tiruchirappalli improved its ranking from 11th to 10th position in NIRF’s engineering ranking list for the year 2019 while NIT Rourkela stood at 16th position from 12th rank in 2018. NIT Kurukshetra is the top 6th NIT in the country as per the 2019 rankings. As per the NIRF rankings, NIT Tiruchirappalli is the only NIT institute to be present in the list of top 10 engineering institutes in the country.
Following are the rankings of top 10 Institutes in NIRF Category 2019:
The Week’s Ranking for top engineering colleges has ranked NIT Kurukshetra at 32nd position in 2019 climbing up from 43rd rank from its previous position.
|Institute Name||The Week 2019 Ranking||The Week 2018 Ranking|
|College of Engineering, Anna University||8||11|
|IIT Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi||9||9|
On studying other colleges on the list, IIT Delhi and IIT Mumbai have maintained their positions at 1st and 2nd rank respectively in the year 2018 and 2019. Anna University has shown improvements of 3 steps up whereas NIT Tiruchirappalli has also improved for 2 steps up.