NIRF Ranking 2020 released

News: Union minister for Human Resource and Development(HRD) has released the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020.


  • National Institutional Ranking Framework(NIRF) was started by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development(HRD) in 2015. 
  • Parameters: a) Teaching b) Learning and Resources c) Research and Professional Practices d) Graduation Outcomes e) Outreach and Inclusivity and f) Perception.

Key Takeaways:

  • Top Institutes in overall category: 1) IIT-Madras 2) IISc Bangalore and 3) IIT-Delhi
  • Top Universities in India: 1) Indian Institute of Science 2) Jawaharlal Nehru University and 3) Banaras Hindu University.
  • Top engineering institutes in India: 1) IIT-Madras 2) IIT-Delhi and 3) IIT-Bombay.
  • Top College: Miranda House, Delhi.
  • Top Dental College: Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, Delhi. The Dental category was included for the first time in NIRF Rankings.