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NIRF Rankings (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018): Check Top 25 Universities, Top 10 Engineering Colleges Here

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiPublished On: September 09, 2021

The Education Ministry has announced the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2021. Check the list of top universities and top engineering colleges as per NIRF Ranking 2020, 2019 & 2018 here.


NIRF Rankings (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018): Check Top 10 Universities, Engineering Colleges Here!

The Education Ministry has announced the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2021 on September 9. This will be the sixth edition of the NIRF Rankings. The framework was started in 2015 to devise a methodology of ranking institutions across India. Participating institutes were judged on the basis of various parameters including ‘Teaching, Learning and Resources’, ‘Graduation Outcomes’, ‘Research and Professional Practices’, ‘Outreach and Inclusivity’ as well as ‘Perception’. The first list of NIRF Institutes was launched on April 4, 2016.

Best Indian Universities NIRF Rankings 2021

The 2021 rankings are -

Name of the InstituteRank
IISc Bangalore1
JNU New Delhi2
BHU Varanasi3
Calcutta University4
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetam5
Jamila Milia Islamia6
Manipal Academy of Higher Education7
Jadavpur University, Kolkata8
University of Hyderabad9
Aligarh Muslim University10
SPPU Pune11
University of Delhi12
Vellore Institute of Technology13
Bharatiya University, Coimbatore14
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai15
Anna University, Chennai16
BITS Pilani17
Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai18
Mysore University19
Shiksha 'O' Anusandhan20
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology21
SASTRA, Thanjavur22
Panjab University23
Andhra University24
Amity University - UP25

 Top 10 Engineering Colleges NIRF Ranking 2021

Name of the InstituteRank
IIT Madras1
IIT Delhi2
IIT Bombay3
IIT Kanpur4
IIT Kharagpur5
IIT Roorkee6
IIT Guwahati7
IIT Hyderabad8
NIT Trichy9
NIT Surathkal10

NIRF Ranking 2021 for Best Research Institutes

The 2021 NIRF ranking 2021 for institutes that excelled in the field of research are as follows -

Name of the InstituteRank
IISc Bangalore1
IIT Madars2
IIT Bombay3
IIT Delhi4
IIT Kharagpur5

Best Indian Universities NIRF Rankings 2020, 2019, 2018

The 2020 rankings are announced -

Name of the InstituteNIRF Rank 2020NIRF Rank 2019NIRF Rank 2018
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore111
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi222
Banaras Hindu University333
Calcutta University75-
Anna University1274
University of Hyderabad645
Jadavpur University, Kolkata566
Delhi University11137
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore488
Manipal Academy of Higher Education89-
Savitribai Phule Pune University9109
Aligarh Muslim University171110

NIRF Ranking 2021 (All Streams)

You can click on the links below to check NIRF Ranking 2020 of all streams -

Engineering Colleges NIRF Ranking (Full List - 200 Colleges)NIRF Ranking for Law Colleges
NIRF Rankin for Pharmacy CollegesTop 25 Colleges NIRF Ranking 2020
Medical Colleges NIRF RankingNIRF Ranking Overall Category
Architecture Colleges NIRF RankingsTop Private Colleges and Universities as per NIRF Ranking

Top Engineering Colleges NIRF Rankings 2020

Name of the InstituteNIRF Rank 2020NIRF Rank 2019NIRF Ranking 2018
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras111
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay332
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi223
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur544
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur455
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee666
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati777
Anna University, Chennai1498
Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad889
NIT Trichy910-

The officials also added that the number of participating colleges will increase every year as now colleges have started collecting information required for NIRF rankings.


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