National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2016-2020.

Updated as on Jan 25, 2021.NIRF Rankings 2020 for Indian universities announced today. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2020 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 Ranking 2020 will ne released tentatively first week of April 2020. e-Release of India Rankings 2020 at 12:00 Noon on 11th June 2020 by Hon’ble Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.
DCS 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

wdt_ID Rank 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
1 1 IIM B IIM A IIM A IIM B IIM A
2 2 IIM A IIM B IIM B IIM A IIM B
3 3 IIM C IIM C IIM C IIM C IIM C
4 4 IIM L IIM L IIM L IIM L IIM L
5 5 IIM U IIM K IIM B IIM I IIT KGP
6 6 IIM K IIT D IIM K IIT KGP IIM K
7 7 IMI D IIT KGP IIY KGP XLRI IIM I
8 8 IIFM IIT R IIT D IIM K IIT D
9 9 IIT K XLRI IIT R IIT D XLRI
10 10 IIM I IIM I XLRI IIT B MDI G
Rank 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

Top 10 Engineering Colleges by NIRF Rankings

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

Top 10 university by NIRF Rankings

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