Published: 17th June 2020
NIRF 2020: Why HITS, KCG are ranked among India's best in the NIRF rankings
The Hindustan Group of Institutions has been consistently getting great rankings in the NIRF rankings and that trend has only improved in 2020 — despite the lockdown and the pandemic at large
Hindustan Group of Institutions’ deemed university Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science participated in Engineering and Architecture categories and KCG College of Technology participated in the Engineering category in NIRF Ranking and came out in flying colours.
HITS has achieved the 107th rank among 1071 engineering institutions in India and is placed under the top 10% of the engineering Institutions in India. HITS has achieved the 20th Rank out of 66 Architecture institutions in India. KCG College of Technology has been listed in the 201-250 band among the engineering institutions in India.
The HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings on June 11, 2020. The rankings were released on various categories Overall, University, Engineering, College, Management, Pharmacy, Law, Architecture and Medical. NIRF India Rankings have been prepared based on five parameters as follows – teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practice, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity and perception.
Analysis of the recent NIRF rankings 2020 indicates that among the deemed universities in India which participated in NIRF 2020 rankings, HITS has achieved the 25th position in India and 9th position in Tamil Nadu and 4th position in Chennai in the Engineering category. Under Architecture rankings among deemed universities in India, HITS has achieved the third position in India and the first position among Tamil Nadu’s deemed universities.
KCG College of technology achieved the 39th position in TN and the 13th position in Chennai in the engineering category among IITs, IIMs, Central, State, Private and Deemed to be Universities in India. It also stands in the first position in Chennai & third position in TN among the Non-Autonomous Colleges Affiliated to Anna University, which were ranked by NIRF. Dr Anand Jacob Verghese, Director & CEO, Hindustan Group of Institutions expressed his gratitude and congratulated the faculty, staff and students on this occasion.
Speaking during the e-launch, the Minister said that these rankings act as a guide to students looking for higher education in India. He added, “We will make India’s NIRF ranking so renowned that international institutes would want to be ranked in the Indian ranking instead.” Overall, 3,771 institutions registered in the ranking framework this year, which is a 20% increase in comparison to last year.