According to the 8th edition of India Rankings (India Ranking 2023), prepared by Ministry of Education (MoE) based on parameters defined by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras (IITM), Chennai, Tamil Nadu(TN), has topped the list for the 5th consecutive time.
- IITM is followed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, Karnataka ranked 2nd and IIT Delhi at 3rd.
- IIT Madras has also topped among the Engineering institutes for the 8th consecutive year.
- IIT Madras is also ranked 2nd among research institutions and ranked 2nd best for Innovation.
Note: featuring 13 categories, India Ranking 2023 of NIRF is the largest in its scope to date.
i.NIRF was approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) (now MoE) and launched on 29th September 2015.
ii.NIRF outlines a methodology to rank institutions across India. The parameters cover Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional Practices, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and Inclusivity, and Perception.
- First edition of India Rankings was released in 2016.
i.Under the best university category, IISc Bangalore has topped the list followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU) (New Delhi, Delhi) and Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi, Delhi) in 2nd and 3rd rank respectively.
ii.All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) Delhi has topped among the medical colleges in India followed by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (Chandigarh) and Christian Medical College (Vellore, TN)
iii.Top 100 in the Overall category consists of 44 Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI), 24 state universities, 13 deemed universities, 18 private universities, 4 agriculture and allied sector institutions, and 3 management institutions.
iv.The total number of institutions ranked in Management and Pharmacy has been increased from 75 to 100 each from 2022 onwards.
New Additions in Indian Ranking 2023 :
- Introduction of a new subject namely Agriculture & Allied Sectors
- “Innovation” ranking which was previously executed by the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) has been integrated into the India Rankings to reduce the burden on institutions of providing similar data to two different agencies.
- The scope of “Architecture” has been expanded to “Architecture and Planning” to include institutions imparting courses in Urban and Town Planning.
Top 5 in Indian Ranking 2023: Overall:
|1||Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Madras (Chennai, Tamil Nadu)||86.69|
|2||Indian Institute of Science (IISc) (Bengaluru, Karnataka)||83.09|
|3||IIT Delhi (New Delhi, Delhi)||82.16|
|4||IIT Bombay (Mumbai, Maharashtra)||81.28|
|5||IIT Kanpur (Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh(UP))||77.23|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: University
|1||IISc (Bengaluru, Karnataka)||83.16|
|2||Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU) (New Delhi, Delhi)||68.92|
|3||Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi, Delhi)||67.73|
|4||Jadavpur University(Kolkata, West Bengal(WB))||66.07|
|5||Banaras Hindu University(BHU) (Varanasi, UP)||65.85|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: College
|1||Miranda House (Delhi)||74.81|
|2||Hindu College (Delhi)||72.39|
|3||Presidency College(Chennai, TN)||71.18|
|4||PSGR Krishnammal College for Women (Coimbatore, TN)||71.05|
|5||St. Xavier`s College (Kolkata, WB)||70.80|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: Research
|1||IISc (Bengaluru, Karnataka)||86.22|
|2||IIT Madras (Chennai, TN)||84.01|
|3||IIT Delhi (New Delhi, Delhi)||82.07|
|4||IIT Bombay (Mumbai, Maharashtra)||79.19|
|5||IIT Kharagpur (Kharagpu, WB)||71.63|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: Engineering
|1||IIT Madras (Chennai, TN)||89.79|
|2||IIT Delhi (New Delhi, Delhi)||87.09|
|3||IIT Bombay (Mumbai, Maharashtra)||80.74|
|4||IIT Kanpur (Kanpur, UP)||80.65|
|5||IIT Roorkee (Roorkee, Uttarakhand)||75.64|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: Management
|1||Indian Institute of Management(IIM) Ahmedabad (Ahmedabad, Gujarat)||83.20|
|2||IIM Banglore (Bengaluru, Karnataka)||80.89|
|3||IIM Kozhikode (Kozhikode, Kerala)||76.48|
|4||IIM Calcutta (Kolkata, WB)||75.53|
|5||IIT Delhi (New Delhi, Delhi)||74.14|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: Pharmacy
|1||National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Hyderabad. Telangana)||78.86|
|2||Jamia Hamdard (New Delhi, Delhi)||78.74|
|3||Birla Institute of Technology & Science(BITS) -Pilani (Pilani, Rajasthan)||76.67|
|4||JSS College of Pharmacy (Ooty, TN)||76.55|
|5||Institute of Chemical Technology (Mumbai, Maharashtra)||75.42|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2023: Medical
|1||All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) Delhi (New Delhi, Delhi)||94.32|
|2||Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (Chandigarh)||81.10|
|3||Christian Medical College (Vellore, TN)||75.29|
|4||National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (Bengaluru, Karnataka)||72.46|
|5||Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (Puducherry, Pondicherry)||72.10|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2022: Dental
|1||Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (Chennai, TN)||84.08|
|2||Manipal College of Dental Sciences (Manipal, Karnataka)||77.51|
|3||Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Pune, Maharashtra)||73.08|
|4||Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (Delhi)||70.96|
|5||A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences (Mangaluru, Karnataka)||69.21|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2022: Law
|1||National Law School of India University (Bengaluru, Karnataka)||80.52|
|2||National Law University (New Delhi, Delhi)||73.91|
|3||Nalsar University of Law (Hyderabad, Telangana)||73.76|
|4||The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences (Kolkata, WB)||69.34|
|5||Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi, Delhi)||68.30|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2022: Architecture
|1||IIT Roorkee (Roorkee, Uttarakhand)||83.21|
|2||National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut (Kozhikode, Kerala)||78.18|
|3||IIT Kharagpur (Kharagpur, WB)||76.82|
|4||NIT Tiruchirappalli (Tiruchirappalli, TN)||65.42|
|5||School of Planning and Architecture (New Delhi, Delhi)||65.14|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2022: Agriculture and Allied Sectors
|1||Indian Agricultural Research Institute (New Delhi, Delhi)||83.16|
|2||Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)- National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) (Karnal, Haryana)||70.45|
|3||Punjab Agricultural University (Ludhiana, Punjab)||65.98|
|4||BHU (Varanasi, UP)||63.68|
|5||Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (Coimbatore, TN)||61.71|
Top 5 in India Rankings 2022: Innovation
|2||IIT Madras (TN)|
|3||IIT Hyderabad (Telangana)|
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Union Minister– Dharmendra Pradhan (Rajya Sabha, Madhya Pradesh)
Minister of State(MoS)– Annpurna Devi; Dr. Subhas Sarkar; Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh