Anti-India slogans didn't get them ranking, Javadekar taunts JNU
"Jawaharlal Nehru and Jadavpur Universities didn't get rankings for Afzal guru and anti-India slogans but for good work done by students," said Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Monday. The minister was speaking to the media after releasing countrywide university and college rankings in New Delhi. The JNU was ranked second among universities while IISc Bangalore was ranked first.
The Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore was rated as the best university in the country while Miranda house was ranked as the best college in a countrywide assessment of educational institutions. While Loyola College in Chennai was placed third, Shri Ram College was rated as the third-best college in India. Delhi's JNU was ranked second among universities while Banaras Hindu University secured the third position according to the government.
IIT-Madras emerged the top engineering school while Jamia Hamdard was judged the best pharmacy institute in the country. The ranking plays a vital role in determining government funding for institutions.