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India Today “Top 10 Colleges of India”

India Today “Top 10 Colleges of India”

Cover Photo of India Today, June 13th 2005
Close on the heels of the Dataquest survey comes yet another survey by India Today-AC NIELSEN-ORG-MARG. The June 13th Issue of India Today has “Top 10 Colleges of India” as their cover story. IIT Kharagpur is ranked 6th among the Engineering Colleges. Of all the IITs, only IIT Roorkee is ranked behind IIT Kharagpur. IIT Delhi managed to clinch the top spot. Interestingly, IIT Kharagpur has been ranked number 1 in "Factual Rank", although the article does not really explain what that means.

Here is a small excerpt from the article:

This year also sees IIT Mumbai and IIT Madras, third and fourth runners-up respectively for the past two years, move up by one place behind IIT Delhi. These are two of the most resilient IITs. "IIT Mumbai has the best faculty and attracts the best of students because we are located in the country’s industrial captial. Last year, we got 47 of the top 100 JEE students," says Dipan Kumar Ghosh, deputy director, IIT, Mumbai.

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Posted by: Joyjit Nath @ Jun 17, 2005, 9:08 am PDT    Filed under: Media    

16 Comments

  1. IIT kgp is the best IIT.WE HAVE A WORLDCLASS LIBERARY THERE + BEST FACULTY MEMBERS + BIGGEST CAMPUS

    Comment by pravin raikwar — August 24, 2005 @ 2:28 am PDT

  2. even some says that students seem preferring IIT mumbai, actually the fact is that we too have started getting top JEE students from some recent years, bcoz this year the 1st JEE topper took admission at KGP, and the highest salary paid this year was 15 lacs……..foreign reputation of this institute is the best among all IITs…….

    Comment by sandeep tembhekar — August 30, 2005 @ 10:48 am PDT

  3. its not that BITS-Pilani is the expensive.being a bitsian i know how much i have to pay and i say that its very cheap.its fee structure is quite nominal and people who know nothing about have called it as expensive.

    Comment by ramanuj roy — January 19, 2006 @ 4:59 am PST

  4. IIT Delhi truly deserves this position.Though IIT BOMBAY has been catching up fast.

    Comment by das — May 19, 2006 @ 10:01 am PDT

  5. india todays rankings are just crap

    Comment by rahul — May 30, 2006 @ 7:39 am PDT

  6. Considering placements mumbai is the best in all iits

    Comment by prashanth — June 2, 2006 @ 7:33 pm PDT

  7. From the past two years Mumbai has stood first according the job oppurtunities.

    Comment by ganesh — June 2, 2006 @ 7:36 pm PDT

  8. its just bogus how can u rank iitg behind of roorkee……………..
    previous year bits pilani was not even under top 10. just fully faltu.

    Comment by rahul — June 8, 2006 @ 1:40 pm PDT

  9. BITS-Pilani the Best of All.Just visit the campus once.

    Comment by AK — June 30, 2006 @ 10:24 am PDT

  10. Not just at Undergraduate Level, even at Ph.D level the admission input criteria such as Ph.D qualifying exam and a tough interview is there where as in IITs no such qualifying exam is there except interview. IITs are infected by reservations and NRI quotas where BITS-pilani has no such reservations except merit.Visit the campus that has not just the technological facilities but also the natural beauty with deer and peacocks every where……Indeed a place to study.

    Comment by AK — June 30, 2006 @ 10:31 am PDT

  11. IIT KANPUR IS THE BEST DUE TO THEIR EXCELLENT FACULTIES AND STUDIES WHICH MAKES ME AN IITIAN AFTER PASSING ISC FROM JAMSHEDPUR.

    Comment by Anurag Kumar — July 11, 2006 @ 9:48 am PDT

  12. i advise india today to stop the surveys plz..
    u ppl dont know nothing…u ppl cant knw anything about bits pilani…
    just go to the campus and do ur work and better be the surveyeor a mindful guy…
    u dont deserve to say anything about bits pilani…
    so plz stop doing….
    thank u

    Comment by madhuri — July 12, 2006 @ 11:27 pm PDT

  13. i dont know why all this hue and cry by students of bits pillani for pushing their college name up in the popularity chart.whole world know about iits and there can be any ambuguity about the fact that iit delhi , bombay and kanpur are the best and they will remain so in the coming years.sot pillani boys keep calm,learn to appreciate others acievements.

    Comment by ajay shankar — July 18, 2006 @ 9:37 pm PDT

  14. how dare u leave out NITRKL…….. in the top 10. we know dat de iits r de best but we r de best among d rest. you people just sit without doing any actual research and give any ranking according to your own wish.This is just a PUBLICITY GRIMMICK on your part.

    Comment by siddharth — July 20, 2006 @ 3:01 am PDT

  15. NITW is the oldest of all NIT’s ,it may not look posh but has all facilities that any other college can dream of having.
    NITW very well deserves a place in top 10.

    Comment by varun — July 27, 2006 @ 1:20 am PDT

  16. moti lal nehru national institute of technology is the best among the all NITs in placement. here the max. salary goes to 10 lakhs per annum ……which is not far from the 15 lakh of the best iitkgp………so you should also check all N.I.T.s their infrastructure and hostel facility etc
    thank you ……DEVENDRA SINGH(B.TECH ELECTRICAL ENGG. N.I.T. ALLAHABAD)

    Comment by devendra singh — July 31, 2006 @ 11:04 pm PDT

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