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NIRF India Rankings 2018: IISc Bangalore declared best university, check where your varsity stands

The India Rankings 2018 for higher education institutions were announced by Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Human Resource Development.

Reported by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: April 03, 2018 17:03 IST ]

IISc Bangalore

Bangalore's Indian Institute of Science was declared India’s best university, according to the countrywide government ranking of educational institutions on Tuesday.

Announcing the rankings at an event at the Vigyan Bhavan here today, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) has been adjudged the best engineering college and the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) the best management institution. 

According to the national institutional ranking framework (NIRF), Delhi University's Miranda House was the best college, premier healthcare institute AIIMS the best medical college and NLSIU-Bengaluru the best law school in the country. 

In the university category, IISc stood first, followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU). 

The India Rankings 2018 for higher education institutions were announced under nine categories – overall, universities, engineering, colleges, management, pharmacy, medical, architecture, and law this year.

NIRF, in its first rankings in 2016, had four categories — universities, engineering, management and pharmacy. However, in 2017, overall and college categories were added. 

 

OVERALL RANKINGS 2018 (TOP 10)

1. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2. IIT Madras

3. IIT Bombay

4. IIT Delhi

5. IIT Kharagpur

​6. Jawaharlal Nehru University

7. IIT Kanpur

8. IIT Roorkee

​9. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

10. Anna University, Chennai

TOP 10 UNIVERSITIES

1. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

2. Jawaharhal Nehru University, Delhi

3. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

4. Anna University, Chennai

5. University of Hyderabad

6. Jadavpur University, Kolkata

7. Delhi University

8. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore

9. Savitribai Phule Pune University

10. Aligarh Muslim University

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