AHMEDABAD: National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) poor show continued in 2021 as only one institute each featured in the Top 50 rankings in both Overall and University categories. None of the medical and dental colleges based in Gujarat made it to the top 100 institutions this year.
IIT Gandhinagar (IIT-Gn) ranked 33 in the Overall list, whereas Gujarat University got featured at 43rd rank in University category.
The IIM Ahmedabad retained its top spot in management category, whereas CEPT University ranked fifth in Architecture, GNLU was placed sixth in Law and NIPER Ahmedabad was 10th in Pharmacy categories.
“IIT-Gn has always focused on quality education and meaningful research that can create a lasting impact. We are constantly striving to explore, innovate, and scale newer heights in education as well as research and development,” said Prof Sudhir Jain, director of IIT-Gn.
Bimal Patel, president of CEPT University, said, “The NIRF evaluations are a reflection of a decade-long process of deepening the university’s expertise in a variety of habitat areas, commitment to an environment of teaching and learning that fosters excellence.”
St Xavier’s College from Ahmedabad and IRMA from Anand featured in Colleges and Management categories respectively.