IIT Delhi Ranked No.1 in Outlook and India Today Survey

IIT Delhi ranked top engineering college in India

IIT Delhi is the country’s top engineering college, according to a just released survey that has ranked 100 engineering colleges.

Outlook’s ranking of India’s Best Professional Colleges in partnership with Drshti Strategic Research Services, assumes importance as the students are at this stage preparing to apply for different colleges.

This comes close on the heels of an India Today ranking of best 25 engineering colleges which also placed IIT Delhi at the first place followed by IIT Kharagpur and IIT Kanpur. Over the years IIT Delhi has been able to generate new knowledge by engaging in cutting edge research and promoting academic growth by offering state-of-the art undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes.

In the Outlook ranking, out of the overall score of 1000, IIT Delhi notched an impressive score of 958.8. IIT Bombay and IIT Kharagpur which were placed second and third respectively got an overall score of 940.4.and 929.1.

There were five categories for judging including the selection process, academic excellence, personality development, infrastructure and placement---IIT Delhi with a score of 202.3 was placed very high in academic excellence. It has also done extremely well in the placement category, bagging a score of 175, much ahead from its closest contender IIT Bombay which scores 159.8.

Only institutions offering BE/BTech courses (approved/affiliated) and a minimum of three passed-out batches by 2017 have been ranked. This year 350 institutes participated across streams—an increase of nearly 266 per cent as compared to last year.