Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar, has been ranked amongst the top 30 engineering institutes in India by the major ranking agencies. Recently, the institute was ranked at the 47th position by the QS 2021 Asia Ranking.

The college is ranked 22nd and 13th under the Engineering category by the NIRF and Outlook, respectively in the year 2020. Internationally, IIT Bhubaneswar is ranked 233rd in the Asian University Rankings of 2021, and 20th amongst Indian Universities. 

It was ranked #801–1000 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2021.

IIT Bhubaneswar Ranking 2021: Highlights

Ranking Agency Year Ranking
NIRF 2020 22nd out 150
Outlook India 13th out of 100
QS Indian university ranking 2020 20th
The World University Ranking 2021 801-1000
The Asia University Ranking 233
Times Engineering 2020 5th
India Today Ranking 2020 11th
The Week Ranking 2020 15th

IIT Bhubaneswar Ranking 2020: NIRF

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), was launched on 29 September 2015 and approved by the Ministry of HRD (Human Resource Development). It is a methodology and this idea was put forward in order to rank the Indian Institutions across the country for the welfare of students. Presently, IIT Bhubaneswar holds the 22nd rank in the Engineering Category out of 200, and 56th rank in the Overall Category (out of 100).

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The score obtained by IIT Bhubaneswar in various guidelines of NIRF 2020 is as follows:

Parameters Category-wise Score
Overall Engineering
Teaching, learning, and Resources( TLR) 56.97 77.06
Research and professional practices (RP) 36.30 37.17
Graduation Outcomes (GO) 59.25 64.77
Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) 55.31 56.27
Perception (PR) 25.98 39.56
Total 47.96 56.80

The rankings of the IIT Bhubaneswar over the past 3 years are as given below:

Year Rank Score (Engineering Category)
2020 22 56.80
2019 17 56.80
2018 18 56.89
2017 18 54.32
2016 26 67.58

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

Rank Name of Institute 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 IIT, Tiruchirappalli 64.10
10 IIT, Indore 62.88

The rank of IIT, Bhubaneswar always fluctuates from 18th-26th rank. The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology is a tough competitor of IIT Bhubaneswar/ Overall rank of IIT Bhubaneswar given by NIRF is 56th.

IIT Bhubaneswar Ranking 2020: Outlook

Outlook – ICARE India Rankings has ranked IIT Bhubaneswar at the 13th position in 2020. The following tabulation shows the parameters which the ranking forum considers.

Parameters Score
Faculty Student Ratio (FSR) 90.65
Faculty with PhD (FWP) 90.65
Paper per Faculty (PPF) 181.305
Citation per paper (CPP) 181.305
Inclusiveness (ID) 60.435
Total 604.35

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The following tabulation shows the ranking of some of the Engineering Institutes-

Rank Name
1 IIT Madras
2 IIT Delhi
3 IIT Bombay
4 IIT Kharagpur
5 IIT Kanpur
6 IIT Roorkee
7 IIT Guwahati
8 NIT Surathkal
9 NIT Trichy
10 IIT Ropar
11 NIT Rourkela
12 IIT Gandhinagar
13 IIT Bhubaneswar
14 VNIT Nagpur
15 DTU

IIT Bhubaneswar Ranking 2021: QS Asian University

The institute ranked at the 233rd position under the QS Asian University rankings of 2021. The following table represents the score acquired by IIT Bhubaneswar and its competitors (Indian):

Institute Score Rank
IIT Indore 27.7 188
IIT Hyderabad 23.7 220
IIT Ropar 23.4 225
IIT Bhubaneswar 22.9 233
IIT Dhanbad - 271-280

IIT Bhubaneswar Ranking 2021: Indian University

IIT Bhubaneswar was ranked at the 20th position amongst the top Indian Universities. The following table represents the rank obtained by the institute under different parameters-

Parameters Scores
Academic Reputation 14
Employer Reputation 23.2
Faculty Student 83.6
International Students -
International Faculty 22.5
Faculty Staff with PhD 100
Papers per Faculty 89.6
Citations per Paper 83.6
Overall Score 44.3

IIT Bhubaneswar Ranking 2021: THE

Times Higher Education, often referred to as THE, has been releasing annual world university ranking lists since 2004. It has its own set of parameters and criteria, on the basis of which it ranks Universities all over the world.

Times Higher Education Rankings placed IIT Bhubaneswar in the rank zone of #801- 1000 for the year 2021. 

Parameters Score
Overall Score 25.1–30.1
Teaching 22.6
Research 10.8
Citations 45.8
Industry Income 34.0
International Outcome 18.4

IIT Bhubaneswar Ranking 2020: India Today (Engineering)

IIT Bhubaneswar bagged the 11th position by the India Today magazines as the best Indian Engineering Institute. The following tabulation represents the top ten Engineering institutes as per India Today 2020 Ranking:

Institute Name 2020 Ranking
IIT Delhi 1
IIT Bombay 2
IIT Kharagpur 3
IIT Kanpur 4
IIT Roorkee 5
IIT Guwahati 6
BITS Pilani 7
NIT Tiruchirappalli 8
DTU 9
IIIT Allahabad 10