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NIRF Rankings 2020: IISc best university, IIT-Madras retains top slot in overall category

The annual ranking by the Ministry of HRD has put IITs, IISc among top-ranking institutes and are promoting these institutes as the hubs for 'Study in India'. However, the institutes have failed to perform in global rankings this year including both THE and QS rankings.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 12, 2020 11:53:04 am
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NIRF Ranking 2020: The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has emerged as the best university in India followed by the Jawaharlal National University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU), as per the National Indian Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2020 announced today. Last year too, IISc Bangalore had won the title.

The NIRF rankings were released for a total of 10 categories – overall, universities, engineering, colleges, management, pharmacy, medical, architecture, dental and law. In the overall category, this year too, IIT-Madras has secured the top position,

Read | IITs dominate HRD’s NIRF ranking again; here’s why they fail internationally

The annual ranking by the Ministry of Human Resource Development has put IITs, IISc among top-ranking institutes and are promoting these institutes as the hubs for ‘Study in India’. However, the institutes have failed to perform in global rankings this year including both Times Higher Education and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings.

Under the ranking framework prepared by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), universities and higher education institutes across India were assessed on various parameters including teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcome outreach and inclusivity, and perception. This year, dental institutes come under a separate ranking list.

NIRF ranking 2020: Top 25 universities

Rank 1: Indian Institute of Science
Rank 2: Jawaharlal Nehru University
Rank 3: Banaras Hindu University
Rank 4: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

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Rank 5: Jadavpur University
Rank 6: University of Hyderabad
Rank 7: Calcutta University
Rank 8: Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Rank 9: Savitribai Phule Pune University
Rank 10: Jamia Millia Islamia

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Rank 11: University of Delhi
Rank 12: Anna University
Rank 13: Bharathiar University
Rank 14: Homi Bhabha National Institute
Rank 15: Birla Institute of Technology & Science
Rank 16: Vellore Institute of Technology
Rank 17: Aligarh Muslim University
Rank 18: Institute of Chemical Technology
Rank 19: Andhra University
Rank 20: Siksha `O` Anusandhan
Rank 21: Jamia Hamdard
Rank 22: University of Madras
Rank 23: Kerala University
Rank 24: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
Rank 25: Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy

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NIRF ranking 2019: Top Universities

Indian Institute of Science
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Banaras Hindu University
University of Hyderabad
Calcutta University
Jadavpur University
Anna University
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Savitribai Phule Pune University

NIRF ranking 2018: Top 10 universities

Indian Institute of Science
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Banaras Hindu University
Anna University
University of Hyderabad
Jadavpur University
University of Delhi
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Savitribai Phule Pune University
Aligarh Muslim University

The ranking framework releases several lists including one overall list of top Indian higher education institutes (HEIs) and several subcategories based on the stream and nature of institute.

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