NIRF Rankings 2020: Six Central and seven private universities among top 25

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham


Ministry of HRD under National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 has released India Ranking 2020. There are many surprises in the University category.

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, India’s science & technology based research university, remains at the top among universities, meanwhile, Jawaharlal Nehru University, the top central university, has bagged second place and Banaras Hindu University, another central university, retains the third place.

There are nine state universities that break into Top 25. Jadavpur University, Kolkata secures 5th spot while Calcutta University bags 7th place. The other state universities in the Top 25 club are as followed: Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune -09, Anna University Chennai -12, Bharathiar University Coimbatore -13, Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai -18, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam -19, University of Madras, Chennai -22, and Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram-23.

There are seven private universities break into NIRF Top 25 Universities 2020. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore has emerged as the Top among universities with a spot of 4th in the University category. Manipal Academy of Higher Education is another private university remains in the Top 10 with 8th spot.

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There are Six Central Universities among Top 25 in India Rankings 2020. University of Hyderabad secures sixth place. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi for the first time breaks into Top 10 place. University of Delhi secures 11th place while Aligarh Muslim University bags 17th place.

BITS Pilani and VIT Vellore grab 15th and 16th position in the Ranking Table. The other private universities in the Top 25 are as followed: Siksha `O` Anusandhan, Bhubaneswar-20, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar -24, and Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy, Thanjavur -25.

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