GUWAHATI, June 11 - The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, has been ranked 7th with a score of 74.90 among all the engineering institutes as per the India Rankings 2020 conducted by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
The institute has retained its position under this category. However, it has improved its score from 70.87 in 2019 to 74.90 in 2020.
The institute has also achieved the 7th rank with 68.81 score in the �Overall� category this year. Last year, the institute was ranked 9th with a score of 65.47 in the Overall category.
Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union Minister of Human Resource Development, announced the NIRF 2020 results today.
IIT-G Director Prof TG Sitharam said, �I am delighted that the overall ranking for IIT Guwahati has phenomenally improved. This is a recognition of the commitment, hard work and dedication of our faculty, students, staff and all stakeholders associated with the institute. I acknowledge everyone�s effort in making our institute improve steadily in the overall ranking and congratulate them for this success.�