Updated as on Sep 09, 2021. Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday, September 9, released the NIRF Rankings 2021. The Rankings have been released under various categories, including, Engineering, Pharmacy, Management, Overall, Research etc.

NIRF Ranking 2021: National Institutional Ranking Framework, NIRF Rankings 2021 would be e-released on September 9. Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan would announce the list of Top Universities, Colleges and other Educational Institutions of the country through a virtual event which would be webcast at 12:30 pm on nirfindia.org.

  • Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan would release the NIRF India Rankings 2020 on September 9.
  • NIRF Ranking were launched in 2015 and are released every year in various categories.
  • In 2020, NIRF Rankings were released in a total of 10 categories.

QS Ranking 2021. Financial Times Ranking 2022

NIRF Rankings 2021 for Indian universities announced soon. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2021 were delayed this year due to Covid-19 crisis. The NIRF ranking is an initiative by the Ministry of Human Resource Department, Government of India, (MHRD) and launched by Hon. Minister of Human Resource Development on 29th Sep 2015 for the first time. Despite the flaws it had, it has become the most talked about and sought after ranking in India.

NIRF Engineering Colleges 2021DCS for India Rankings 2021 is now Open. India Rankings introduces a new Category “Research Institutions”. The institutions who wish to participate should fulfill the following eligibility criteria.

According to Prof. Dileep N. Malkhede, Adviser at AICTE, the ranking which was initially an experiment has been evolving from time to time in the past few years with further upgrades in formats and parameters coming up. NIRF triggered off a competition among Indian academia and every Indian institution is striving to be ranked in top 100.

The framework outlines a methodology to draw from the overall recommendations broad understanding arrived at by a Core Committee set up by MHRD, to identify the parameters for ranking various universities and institutions.

The parameters are 1) Teaching, Learning and Resources 2) Research and Professional Practices 3) Graduation Outcomes 4) Outreach and Inclusivity & 5) Perception.

First time NIRF Ranking is released in only 4 categories. Categories are Universities, Engineering, Management & Pharmacy in 2019 NIRF Ranking released in 9 Category Overall, Universities, Engineering, Management, College, Law, Architecture, and Medical & Pharmacy.

NIRF Ranking 2021: National Institutional Ranking Framework Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD NIRF Ranking 2021 is coming soon.

Top 10 Business Schools by NIRF Ranking

Rank
2016
2017
2018
20192020
2021
1
IIM B
IIM A
IIM A
IIM B
IIM A
IIM A
2
IIM A
IIM B
IIM B
IIM A
IIM B
IIM B
3
IIM C
IIM C
IIM C
IIM C
IIM C
IIM C
4
IIM L
IIM L
IIM L
IIM L
IIM L
IIM K
5
IIM U
IIM K
IIM B
IIM I
IIT KGP
IIT Delhi
6
IIM K
IIT D
IIM K
IIT KGP
IIM K
IIM I
7
IMI D
IIT KGP
IIY KGP
XLRI
IIM I
IIM L
8
IIFM
IIT R
IIT D
IIM K
IIT D
XLRI
9
IIT K
XLRI
IIT R
IIT D
XLRI
VGSoM
10
IIM I
IIM I
XLRI
IIT B
MDI G
SJMSOM

 Top 10 Engineering Colleges by NIRF Rankings

Rank
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
1
IIT M
IIT M
IIT M
IIT M
IIT M
IIT M
2
IIT B
IIT B
IIT B
IIT D
IIT D
IIT D
3
IIT KGP
IIT KGP
IIM D
IIT B
IIT B
IIT B
4
IIT D
IIT D
IIT KGP
IIT KGP
IIT K
IIT K
5
IIT K
IIT K
IIM K
IIT K
IIT KGP
IIT KGP
6
IIT R
IIT R
IIT R
IIT R
IIT R
IIT R
7
IIT H
IIT G
IIT G
IIT G
IIT G
IIT G
8
IIT G’Nagar
Ann Uni
Ann Uni
IIT H
IIT H
IIT H
9
IIT Ropar
Jadhavpur Uni
IIT H
Ann Uni
NIT Trichy
NIT Trichy
10
IIT Patna
IIT H
ICT
NIT Trichy
IIT I
NIT Surathkal

Top 10 Universities by NIRF Rankings

Rank
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
1
IISc
IISc
IISc
IISc
IISc
IISc
2
ICT
JNU
JNU
JNU
JNU
JNU
3
JNU
BHU
BHU
BHU
BHU
BHU
4
Uni of Hyd
JNCASR
Anna Uni
Uni of Hyd
Amrita Uni
Calcutta Uni
5
Tezpur Uni
Jadavpur Un
Uni of Hyd
Calcutta Uni
Jadavpur Uni
Amrita Uni
6
Uni of Delhi
Anna Uni
Jadavpur Un
Jadavpur Un
Uni of Hyd
JMI
7
BHU
Uni of Hyd
Uni of Delhi
Anna Uni
Calcutta Uni
Manipal
8
IISCT
Uni of Delhi
Amrita Uni
Amrita Uni
Manipal Uni
Jadavpur Uni
9
BITS Pilani
Amrita Uni
Pune Uni
MAHE
Pune Uni
Uni of Hyd
10
AMU
Pune Uni
AMU
Pune Uni
Jamia Millia Islamia
AMU

Top 10 Overall by NIRF Rankings

Rank
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
1
IISc
IISc
IIT M
IIT M
IIT M
2
IIT M
IIT M
IISc
IISc
IISc
3
IIT B
IIT B
IIT D
IIT D
IIT B
4
IIT KGP
IIT D
IIT B
IIT B
IIT D
5
IIT D
IIT KGP
IIT KGP
IIT KGP
IIT K
6
JNU
JNU
IIT K
IIT K
IIT KGP
7
IIT K
IIT K
JNU
IIT G
IIT Roorkee
8
IIT G
IIT R
IIT R
JNU
IIT G
9
IIT R
BHU
IIT G
IIT R
JNU
10
BHU
Ann Uni
BHU
BHU
BHU