Prof Gautam Biswas, Director of the Institute credited the faculty and students, research fellows as well as the staff members and officer of IIT-G for the honour.
"We need to move forward with higher targets in mind. We require to scale newer heights", he added.
Two other institutions of higher education in Assam have also figured in the top fifty of overall ranking of NIRF India Rankings - 2017.
The Gauhati University secured 43rd rank whereas the Tezpur University secured 48th rank.
In the College Level Ranking Jagannath Barooah College (JB College), Jorhat, has secured 64th rank. It is the only college from Assam to find a place in the ranking, a release said.
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