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India Rankings 2017: IISc Bangalore grabs top spot

SNS | New Delhi |

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has grabbed the first position in the India Rankings 2017 released by the HRD Ministry on Monday.

The other top five spots have been taken by the Indian Institutes of Technology, including IIT Madras (2), IIT Bombay (3), IIT Kharagpur (4) and IIT Delhi (5).

The HRD Ministry launched 'India Ranking' for higher institutions in India in 2015 under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

While initially there were four parameters, NIRF has added two more parameters – Common overall rank and General Degree Colleges – in creating this year’s list.

As many as 3,300 institutes participated in the India Rankings 2017.