HRD Declares Best Educational Institutes in India


Retaining pole position this year, the Indian Institute of Sciences in Bangalore emerged as the overall best educational institute in India. In the individual rankings, Miranda House, Delhi University emerged at the top. In the engineering category, IIT Madras was ranked number one for engineering whereas the Indian Institute of Management, Ahemadabad was ranked number one in the Management Category. National Law School of India University, Bangalore, was named best Law college in India.

Prakash Javadekar, the Human Resource and Development (HRD) minister released the rankings conducted by the National Institutes Ranking Framework (NIRF) in the Delhi. In 2015, the NIRF was approved and launched by the HRD Minister.

The rankings are made based on recommendations from a core committee set up by the HRD Ministry. Parameters such as teaching, learning, research, resources, graduation outcomes, professional practice, outreach, etc. Institutes have to register beforehand to be included in the NIRF rankings.

Here’s the complete list –

Top 10 educational institutions overall

  1. Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore
  2. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras
  3. IIT Bombay
  4. IIT Kharagpur
  5. IIT Delhi
  6. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  7. IIT Kanpur
  8. IIT Guwahati
  9. IIT Roorkee
  10. Banaras Hindu University

Top 10 universities

  1. IISc, Bangalore
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru College, New Delhi
  3. Banaras Hindu University
  4. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
  5. Jadavpur University
  6. Anna University
  7. University of Hyderabad
  8. University of Delhi
  9. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
  10. Savitribai Phule Pune University

Top 10 colleges in India

  1. Miranda House, New Delhi
  2. Loyola College, Chennai
  3. Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi
  4. Bishop Heber College, Tiruchi
  5. Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, New Delhi
  6. Xavier’s College, Kolkata
  7. Lady Shri Ram College of Women, New Delhi
  8. Dayal Singh College, New Delhi
  9. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, New Delhi
  10. The Women’s Christian College, Chennai


Top 10 management institutions

  1. Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  2. Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
  3. Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  4. Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  5. Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
  6. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  7. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  8. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
  9. Xavier Labour Relations Institute
  10. Indian Institute of Management Indore

Top 10 engineering colleges

  1. IIT Madras
  2. IIT Bombay
  3. IIT Kharagpur
  4. IIT Delhi
  5. IIT Kanpur
  6. IIT Roorkee
  7. IIT Guwahati
  8. Anna University
  9. Jadavpur university
  10. IIT Hyderabad

Top 10 Law Colleges

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

Top Medical Colleges

  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, Pondicherry
  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 Pharmacy colleges

  1. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Mohali, Punjab
  2. Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
  3. Panjab University, Chandigarh
  4. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  5. Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Telangana
  6. National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad
  7. Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Karnataka
  8. Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai
  9. SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
  10. JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore

Top 10 Architecture Colleges

  1. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand
  3. School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi
  4. College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala
  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, Himachal Pradesh
  10. Faculty of Architecture, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Karnataka


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