NIRF Rankings 2018: IISc Overall Best, AIIMS Best Medical College

The Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bengaluru was adjudged as overall best Indian university in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2018 or NIRF-3 released by Ministry of Human Resource Development . This year it is third edition NIRF survey and was released as part of India Rankings 2018 for the Educational Institutions.
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) was adjudged best engineering college and Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) the best management institution. Delhi University’s Miranda House was adjudged best college, AIIMS-Delhi as best medical college and NLSIU-Bengaluru as best law school in country.

NIRF Survey

NIRF survey is indigenous ranking framework for higher education institutions in country. It outlines methodology and follows Indian methodology to rank institutions across country based on five parameters broadly covering Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional practices, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and inclusivity and Perception. It ranks nine categories of institutions including universities, engineering, management, pharmacy, architecture, Law, medical institutions and general degree colleges.

NIRF Survey 2018

In it, total of 2809 institutions have participated in 9 categories. Collectively they have submitted 3954 distinct profiles, some in multiple disciplines and categories. This included 301 Universities, 906 Engineering Institutions, 487 Management Institutions, 286 Pharmacy Institutions, 101 Medical Institutions, 71 Law Institutions, 59 Architecture Institutions and 1087 General Degree Colleges. The parameters used for 2018 ranking were broadly similar to those used in previous years. However, some of sub-parameters have been further tweaked for greater robustness and accuracy.

Overall ranking

  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. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  3. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  4. Anna University, Chennai
  5. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
  6. Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  7. University of Delhi, New Delhi
  8. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
  9. Savitribai Phule Pune University
  10. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Top 10 Medical Institutes

  1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi
  2. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
  3. Christian Medical College, Vellore
  4. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
  5. King George`s Medical University, Lucknow
  6. Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
  7. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  8. Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi
  9. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  10. Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai

Top 10 Colleges

  1. Miranda House, Delhi University
  2. St, Stephens, Delhi University
  3. Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli
  4. Hindu College, Delhi
  5. Presidency College, Chennai,
  6. Loyola College, Chennai
  7. Shri Ram College for Commerce, Delhi
  8. Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi
  9. Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Howrah
  10. Madras Christian College, Chennai

Top 10 Engineering Institutes

  1. IIT Madras
  2. IIT Bombay
  3. IIT Delhi
  4. IIT Kharagpur
  5. IIT Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
  6. IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand
  7. IIT Guwahati, Assam
  8. Anna University, Chennai
  9. IIT, Hyderabad
  10. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

Top 10 Management Institutes

  1. Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad
  2. Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore
  3. Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta
  4. Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow
  5. Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Bombay
  6. Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
  7. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
  8. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
  9. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee
  10. Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur

Top 10 Law Institutes

  1. 1)National Law School of India University, Bengaluru
  2. 2) National Law University, New Delhi
  3. 3) Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad
  4. 4) Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur
  5. 5) National Law University Jodhpur, Jodhpur
  6. 6) Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  7. 7) The West Bengal National University of Juridicial Sciences, Kolkata
  8. 8) Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow
  9. 9) Symbiosis Law School, Pune
  10. 10) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar College of Law, Visakhapatnam

Top 10 Pharmacy Institutes

  1. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali
  2. Jamia Hamdard, Delhi
  3. University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chandigarh
  4. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  5. Birla Institute of Technology & Science -Pilani
  6. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad
  7. Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
  8. Bombay College of Pharmacy
  9. SVKM, Mumbai
  10. JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore

Top 10 Architecture Institutes

  1. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
  3. School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi
  4. College of Engineering Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram
  5. School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal
  6. Anna University, Chennai
  7. JNAFAU School of Planning and Architecture, Hyderabad
  8. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  9. National Institute of Technology Hamirpur
  10. Faculty of Architecture, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Udupi




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