HRD Ministry announces University Rankings, IISc-Bengaluru tops the list

Meritnation|Apr 4th, 2016 06:38pm

IISC Bengaluru1In a first, Human Resource Development Minister, Smriti Irani launched India’s first ever ‘India Rankings 2016’ under the National Institutional Ranking Framework. This indigenous ranking framework for higher education institutions has released a list of top 100 universities and institutes in Engineering, Management and Pharmacy. An independent agency, the National Bureau of Accreditation, working with the government, was responsible for validating the data submitted by the institutions.

While Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru topped the list of the best university in the country with a score of 91.81, IIT-Madras ranked number one in the top engineering college.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University and Hyderabad Central University bagged the third and the fourth position in the best university list.

The latest ranking system has been drafted under the NIRF to bring perspective to the educational aspirations & needs of the country. The parameters for the rankings include teaching, learning and resources, research and professional professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity & perception.

Here is the complete list:

Top 10 Universities:
1. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
2. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
3. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
4. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
5. Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam
6. University of Delhi, Delhi
7. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
8. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
9. Birla Institute of Technology and Science –Pilani
10. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Top 10 Engineering Institutes:
1. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
2. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
3. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
4. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
5. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
6. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
7. Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
8. Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
9. Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar-Rupnagar
10. Indian Institute of Technology, Patna

Top 10 Management Institutes:
1. Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
2. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
3. Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
4. Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow
5. Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur
6. Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
7. International Management Institute, New Delhi
8. Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal
9. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
10. Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Top 10 Pharmaceutical Institutes:
1. Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
2. University institute of pharmaceutical sciences –Chandigarh
3. Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
4. Poona College of Pharmacy, Erandwane, Pune
5. Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
6. Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai
7. Birla Institute of technology, Ranchi
8. Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi
9. JSS college of Pharmacy, Ootacamund
10. JSS college of Pharmacy, Mysuru

Check the whole list HERE.


So students which varsity do you aspire to join? Share your ambitions with us. 🙂

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Add Comment Total Comments (3)

  • 1. Fazle Qadir Chimthanawala  |  June 22nd, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    IISc, Bangalore! Obviously!!!

  • 2. PRANJAL  |  June 7th, 2016 at 4:23 pm


  • 3. dhanshri  |  April 25th, 2016 at 5:55 pm

    thanks a lot meritnation!


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