Top 10 Architecture Colleges in India: NIRF Ranking 2018

    Top 10 Architecture Colleges in India by NIRF Ranking 2018
    Top 10 Architecture Colleges in India by NIRF Ranking 2018

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    Greetings to all the students. The much-awaited list of Top 10 Architecture Colleges in India by NIRF Ranking 2018 is out. The NIRF ranking framework was introduced three years ago by the Education Department to outline the best colleges in the country and this is for the first time where colleges were ranked under the ‘Architecture’ category also. Almost 4,500 institutes participated in the rankings this year and based upon certain guidelines (fixed by NIRF), the ranking is done. As per the list released by NIRF, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur topped the chart with a score of 78.4/100. The Department of Architecture-Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee stands at number 2 with a cumulative score of 74.2/100.

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    Before we proceed to the NIRF Ranking, first check out the Admission procedure to these elite colleges and the process of ranking the college by the National Institute of Ranking Framework.

    Admission Procedure

    Admission into these elite groups of NIRF 2018 Top 10 Architecture Colleges in India is made through Certain Aptitude Tests like JEE Advanced AAT, NATA etc. Here is the comprehensive list of all the Top B.Arch Entrance Exams in India which you must know before taking admission in these prestigious colleges of National Importance.

    JEE Advanced AAT COMEDK UGET Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) PG
    Joint Entrance Examination (Main) Paper II National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) Sathyabama University Entrance Exam  

    How NIRF Rank the college?

    To outline the Brand value of a specific College in India, the Concept of NIRF Ranking was introduced by the Ministry of Human Resource & Development(MHRD) on 29th September 2015. The main Idea behind the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is to outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country.

    NIRF Ranking 2018

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    Ranking various institutions across the country is made by a Core Committee that Consist of High order Thinkers, Professor and other Reputed Think Tanks of India. The major aim of NIRF Lies in identifying the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions. The parameters broadly cover mainly five things

    • Teaching, Learning and Resources
    • Research and Professional Practices
    • Graduation Outcomes
    • Outreach and Inclusivity
    • Perception

    Top 10 Architecture Colleges in India by NIRF Ranking 2018

    Here is the Complete Updated list of Top 10 Architecture Colleges in India with the Cumulative Marks Scored in NIRF Ranking Parameters 2018.

    Name State Score Rank
    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur West Bengal 78.41 1
    Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Uttarakhand 74.24 2
    School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi Delhi 54.86 3
    College of Engineering Trivandrum Kerala 54.15 4
    School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal Madhya Pradesh 53.1 5
    Anna University Tamil Nadu 5.83 6
    JNAFAU School of Planning and Architecture Telangana 49.82 7
    Jamia Millia Islamia Delhi 49.9 8
    National Institute of Technology Hamirpur Himachal Pradesh 46.4 9
    Faculty of Architecture, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Karnataka 43.14 10

    Note: Though the NIRF Ranking is the most trusted methodology to decide between a good and the Best one Just because the college is “highly-ranked” or “prestigious” doesn’t mean it’s the right College for you. Always keep in mind that one person’s dream college could be another’s nightmare. It’s always better to visit and experience college.

    Source: National Institute of Ranking Framework.

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    1. Great work! very useful and detailed information provided here about B.Arch Colleges in India. This will be helpful to get idea to those who look Best NATA Colleges in Chennai and in other cities.


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