Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dhanbad, has emerged back in its position among top institutes in NIRF 2020 Ranking. The institute has jumped from 15th to 12th position in NIRF Engineering Ranking 2020. In Times Higher Education World University Ranking, it is consistent in the same #801-1000 Rank for the last 2 years. In the Week Survey of Engineering Colleges 2020, IIT Dhanbad ranks at 13th with 443 score. 

IIT Dhanbad Ranking Highlights

Ranking Agency Year Rank
NIRF (Overall) 2020 22
NIRF (Engineering) 2020 12
NIRF (Management) 2020 29
Times World University Rankings 2021 801-100
Times Asia University Rankings 2020 201-250
Week Survey of Engineering Colleges 2020 13
EduVidya Top 100 Government Engineering Colleges 2021 15
EduVidya Top 100 Emerging Engineering Colleges 2021 12

IIT Dhanbad Ranking 2020: NIRF 

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is a ranking methodology embraced from 2015. With efforts of the Ministry of Education, Government of India, this framework was launched by the central body to promote ranking and higher education of Indian institutes.

IIT Dhanbad in NIRF Ranking 2020 secured position in three categories i.e. Overall, Engineering and Management. It ranks at 12 in Engineering, 22 in Overall and 29 in Management.

Parameters Category-wise Score
Engineering Management Overall
Teaching Learning and Resources (TLR) 64.03 72.92 52.15
Research and Professional Practices (RPC) 63.12 44.31 55.69
Graduation Outcomes (GO) 72.11 53.02 76.38
Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) 55.06 56.62 56.14
Perception 39.78 22.71 27.95

Following are the rankings of top 15 Institutes in NIRF Engineering 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 74.90
8 IIT Hyderabad 66.44
9 NIT Tiruchirappalli 64.10
10 IIT Indore 62.88
11 IIT BHU 62.54
12 IIT (ISM) Dhanbad 62.06
13 NIT Karnataka 61.30
14 Anna University 59.89
15 Vellore Institute of Technology 59.32

IIT Dhanbad NIRF Rankings over the past 3 years are as given below:

Year Engineering Management Overall
2020 12 29 22
2019 15 32 25
2018 13 - 27

IIT Dhanbad Ranking 2021: Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education or THE release annual ranking for university ranking. It ranks the institutes under various categories like World University Ranking, and Asia University Ranking. Institutes are ranked based on scores of parameters such as Teaching, Research, Citations, Industry Income, and International Outlook.

Times Higher Education Ranking 2021 has placed IIT Dhanbad in #801-1000 rank band among other world universities. The Institute secures the #201-250 position in the Times Higher Education Asia Ranking 2020. Times Higher Education’s World Ranking 2021 parameters score for IIT Dhanbad as follows:

Parameters Score
Overall 25.1–30.1
Teaching 25.8
Research 19.8
Citations 36.2
Industry Income 55.2
International Outlook 14.8

The following table provide Asia University Ranking score of IIT Dhanbad in 2020:

Parameters Score
Overall 27.3–30.4
Teaching 37.3
Research 49.3
Citations 14.1
Industry Income 16.8
International Outlook 25.5

IIT Dhanbad THE WEEK-HANSA Engineering Ranking 2020

The WEEK-HANSA Engineering Ranking 2020 is an extensive survey that indulges various parameters and criteria. It surveys all factual and detailed information from Government and authentic sources. 

The parameters of the survey are faculty, placement, overall infrastructure and teaching-learning process. Based on the score in each parameter, the institute's composite score and ranking is released. In 2020,IIT Dhanbad ranked at 13th position from 12th position in 2019.

The table provide details of IIT Dhanbad ranking in THE WEEK-HANSA Survey 2020:

Category Engineering Colleges All India
Rank 13
Composite Score 443

IIT Dhanbad Edu Vidya Ranking 2021

EduVidya Ranking declares a list of top government engineering institutes every year. It is based on detailed research methodology on factors such as admission placement. In 2021, IIT Dhanbad Ranks at 15 position among 100 Government Engineering Institutes. The institute is also listed among top 100 emerging engineering colleges at 12th position. IIT Dhanbad is followed by NIT Rourkela, IIT Bhubaneswar, and IIT Mandi in the Top Government Engineering Colleges List.

Top 5 institutions being ranked by EduVidya in 2020 are:

Rank Institution
1 IIT Madras
2 IIT Delhi
3 IIT Bombay
4 IIT Kharagpur
5 IIT Kanpur
6 IIT Roorkee
7 IIT Guwahati
8 IIT Hyderabad
9 Anna University
10 NIT Tiruchirappalli
11 IIT BHU Varanasi
12 ICT Mumbai
13 IIT Indore
14 Jadavpur University
15 IIT ISM Dhanbad