Friday, 12 June 2020


NIT Tiruchirappalli retained its No.1 position among all NITs 5th year in a row in the “India Rankings 2020” released by NIRF, Government of India.  NIT Tiruchirappalli moved to 9th Rank in Engineering, improving from last years 10th rank with an overall score of 64.1  improving from 61.62 last year.  The Institute improved in all 
parameters of the ranking.

In Teaching-Learning Resources, with the recruitment of new faculty, improvement in student strength and financial resources and their utilization, the score improved considerably.  In research and professional factors, there is a substantial increase due to increase in number of application and improvement in quality of publication.  The Institute gave a strong push to Intellectual Property Rights and filing of patents and this proved to be a game changer in improving this parameter. The emphasis on submitting more projects and receiving 
grants, Consultancy and Continuing Education Program also brought in credits.  In graduation outcome, there was considerable improvement in placement and the medium salary offered to graduate and the number of 
Ph.D. scholars graduated also improved substantially which offers were taken by the Institute to improve the perception, which showed a marginal improvement.

Being No.9 in Engineering is indeed a great achievement for an NIT with only 8 established IITs ahead of NIT Tiruchirappalli in position 1 to 8 and many other IITs, renowned Universities and other Institutes 
are left behind.In over all ranking also,  NIT Tiruchirappalli retains its 24th position and remained in the top 25 Educational Institutions in the country.  With marginal improvement in the overall score from 54.3 to 

The Director Dr. Mini Shaji Thomas congratulated the Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni for the continued support and help in improving the ranking.She said “It’s a Dream come true” as NIT Tiruchirappalli 
has been continuously improving the rank over the last 3 years from 12th to 9th position in Engineering now, which is a tough feat and she encouraged the faculty to keep working hard to improve the number and 
quality of publications, graduating Ph.D. scholars, placements and higher studies for the students, improvements in projects and consultancy to achieve greater glory for the Institute in the years to come.

She specially thanked the NIRF Data Intelligence Team for their sincere efforts in compiling the data for the ranking.

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