Published: 11th June 2020
NIRF 2020: IIT Madras, IISc and IIT Delhi top rankings for second year running. Check list of top institutes here
The NIRF 2020 rankings were announced by the Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank via a webcast. These are the top colleges in the country according to the rankings this year
Minister of Human Resource and Development Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', on Thursday, released the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 rankings through a webcast. IIT Madras, IISc Bengaluru and IIT Delhi bagged the top three ranks in the overall category this year. This is the second consecutive year in which IIT Madras is bagging the first rank in this category.
In the universities category, IISc Bangalore bagged the first rank, followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University and Banaras Hindu University. The same three universities bagged the top three ranks in 2019 too. The top three engineering institutes in the country are as speculated by most of the experts — IIT Madras, IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay. The top three management institutes are the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta.
All of the top three colleges in the country are affiliated to the University of Delhi — Miranda House, Lady Shri Ram College for Women and Hindu College. In the recently released international rankings by the Times Higher Education and QS, IISc Bangalore and IIT-Bombay are the top Indian institutes, respectively. These are the only two Indian institutes in QS' list of the World's best 200 institutes.
This is the first NIRF ranking that was announced under the leadership of HRD Minister Pokhriyal. The number of Indian institutes which registered for the NIRF ranking this year has increased from 20 per cent as compared to last year. This year for the first time dental institutes will also be ranked. Earlier, Institutes were ranked in multiple categories including – best overall institute, best university, top engineering institute, top college, best management institute, top pharmacy college, best law school, best architecture college, and top medical college. The education institutes and universities all over India are ranked across several parameters including teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcome outreach and inclusivity, and perception.