It Will Help To Be A Pre-Eminent Among Universities Globally: IIT Madras On 'Institution of Eminence' Tag

Public ‘Institution of Eminence’ will be provided a financial assistance of up to Rs. 1000 crore


NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras topped off its Diamond Jubilee year with yet another feather in its cap. After emerging as the Top-Ranked Engineering Institute in the Country for four consecutive years and also the top educational institution overall in the National Institutional Rankings Framework (NIRF), IIT Madras has now been chosen as one of the Institutes to be recognized as an ‘Institution of Eminence (IoE)’. Responding to the announcement, an official said the status will help the Chennai-based premier technological and engineering institute to rise to a pre-eminent position globally.

IIT Madras was also adjudged as the ‘Top innovative Institution’ in the country in the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2019 launched by Innovation Cell of MHRD.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) made the announcement on Thursday (September 5, 2019)