The National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) has released its ranking 2020 list. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru has been ranked as the top university in the country and for the first time, it has also ranked dental colleges.
Union Human resource development minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said at the launch that the University Grants Commission should make participation compulsory for all 45,000 colleges and the over 1,000 universities in the country.
NIRF Ranking 2020: While, in the overall category IIT Madras is the top-ranked institution in the country scoring 85.31, IISc at second (scoring 84.18) and IIT Delhi at third scoring 81.33.
NIRF Ranking 2020 University: In universities category IISc Bengaluru has been ranked best with an overall score of 84.18, followed by JNU scoring 70.16, Delhi and Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi scoring 63.15. Among private universities Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has taken major jump reaching the fourth position in the University category with an overall score of 62.27, it is also one of the two private universities in the top 10, other being Manipal Academy of Higher Education at eighth.
MBA NIRF Ranking 2020: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad has secured top position followed by IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta at second and third place.
Engineering NIRF Ranking 2020: In the engineering category, Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have bagged nine out of the top ten ranks. The IIT Madras has bagged the top spot with a score of 89.93 followed by IIT Delhi scoring 88.08 and IIT Bombay at third with a score of 85.8.
Pharma NIRF Ranking 2020: Delhi based Jamia Hamdard has retained its top position with Panjab University and NIPER Mohali at second and third position. The same three institutions were in the same positions last year.
Law NIRF Ranking 2020: NLSIU (National Law School of India University) Bengaluru, NLU (National Law University) Delhi and NALSAR (National Academy of Legal Studies and Research) Hyderabad all three retaining their first second and third rank respectively.
Medicine NIRF Ranking 2020: In medicine, it is again the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi is at the top with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research is a medical and research institution (PGIMER) Chandigarh and Christian Medical College, Vellore at second and third.
Colleges NIRF Ranking 2020: Among colleges, the three colleges of the Delhi University have bagged top three positions with Miranda house retaining its top rank, and Lady Shri Ram College for Women and Hindu college at second and third.
Architecture NIRF Ranking 2020: IIT Kharagpur has been ranked number one in Architecture, followed by IIT Roorkee and NIT Calicut.