NIRF India Rankings 2018: IIM Ahmedabad retains its top position

HRD Ministry released the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2018 in 9 categories - Management, Engineering, Medical, Law and Architecture. IIM Ahmedabad retains top position among the Indian b-schools.


The Ministry of Human Resources Development released the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for year 2018.  The NIRF 2018 Ranking was released in 9 categories including Management, Engineering, Colleges, Medical, Pharmacy, Law, Universities among others.  A total of 487 management institutions participated in the ranking process to feature among the top 50. 


In the latest edition of NIRF Management ranking, a total of 12 Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) were able to feature among the top 50, whereas IIM Ahmedabad retained the top postion.  5 IITs and BHU too were able to secure top ranks.  This is the third edition of NIRF rankings started in 2016. 


Here are the top 50 B-schools in India according to NIRF 2018 --


Rank Institute Name Location State
1 Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Ahmedabad Gujarat
2 Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka
3 Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Kolkata West Bengal
4 Indian Institute of Management Lucknow Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
5 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai Maharashtra
6 Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode Kozhikode Kerala
7 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur West Bengal
8 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi New Delhi Delhi
9 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee Uttarakhand
10 Xavier Labour Relations Institute Jamshedpur Jharkhand
11 Indian Institute of Management Indore Indore Madhya Pradesh
12 Management Development Institute Gurgaon Haryana
13 Indian Institute of Management Udaipur Udaipur Rajasthan
14 National Institute of Industrial Engineering Mumbai Maharashtra
15 Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu
16 Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai Tamil Nadu
17 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur Uttar Pradesh
18 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Pune Maharashtra
19 S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research Mumbai Maharashtra
20 Indian Institute of Management Kashipur Kashipur Uttarakhand
21 Indian Institute of Management Raipur Raipur Chhattisgarh
22 ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education Hyderabad Telangana
23 Indian Institute of Foreign Trade New Delhi Delhi
24 SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Mumbai Maharashtra
25 International Management Institute New Delhi New Delhi Delhi
26 Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong Meghalaya
27 Indian Institute of Management Rohtak Rohtak Haryana
28 Anna University Chennai Tamil Nadu
29 Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore Tamil Nadu
30 Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneswar Odisha
31 Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh
32 Loyola Institute of Business Administration Chennai Tamil Nadu
33 PSG College of Technology Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
34 Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi New Delhi Delhi
35 Institute for Financial Management and Research Satyavedu Andhra Pradesh
36 Xavier University Bhuabaneswar Odisha
37 Fore School of Management New Delhi Delhi
38 Lovely Professional University Jalandhar Punjab
39 Banaras Hindu University Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
40 Indian Institute of Management Ranchi Ranchi Jharkhand
41 Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
42 Panjab University Chandigarh Chandigarh
43 Institute of Rural Management Anand Anand Gujarat
44 Birla Institute of Technology Ranchi Ranchi Jharkhand
45 Birla Institute of Management Technology Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh
46 Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University Vaddeswaram Andhra Pradesh
47 Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management Delhi Delhi
48 Amity University Gautam Budh Nagar Uttar Pradesh
49 Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh Uttar Pradesh
50 Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development Pune Maharashtra