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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