NIRF Ranking 2020 released Latest Updates: IIT Madras, IISc Bangalore, IIT Delhi top 3 institutes, check full list here

NIRF Ranking 2020 Latest Updates: MHRD has released the ranking of universities and institutions across India today. Follow latest updates here.
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Updated on Jun 11, 2020 04:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Edited by| Nandini

Union Human Resource Development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has on Thursday released the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2020. HRD minister was live with Minister of State Sanjay Dhotre and chairman of AICTE Anil Saharsrabudhe and UGC chairman DP Singh through webcast on his Twitter page @DrRPNishank to announce the ranking. Every year, MHRD ranks the universities and institutions of India based on the pre-determined parameters. In the year 2019, IIT Madras had topped the list of higher education institutions followed by IISc Bengaluru and IIT Delhi. Here we bring to you full details about NIRF Rankings.

HRD Minister’s live webcast can be watched online on Twitter or the webcast portal of MHRD.

Here’s the direct live link to watch the webcast. 

Full list here:

Overall Category: IIT Madras, IISc Banglore, IIT Delhi Click here to read more

University category: IISc Bangalore, JNU New Delhi, BHU Varanasi

Engineering Category: IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay

Management Category: IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta

Read More: IIM Ahmedabad is the top management institute, check full list here

Pharmacy Discipline: Jamia Hamdard Universitt, Punjab University, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Mohali

Colleges category: Miranda house DU, LSR for women DU and Hindu college DU.

Read More: Check full list of top 10 colleges of India here

Medical Discipline: AIIMS, New Delhi, PGIMER Chandigarh, Christian Medical College, Bangalore

Law Discipline: National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, NLU New Delhi, Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad

Architecture Discipline: IIT Kharagpur, IIT Roorkee, NIT Calicut

Dental College: Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Science, Manipal College of Dental Science, Dr DY Patil Vidyapith Pune

Follow latest updates here for more details:

02:03 pm| For the first time, dental colleges have also been ranked this year.Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Science, Delhi has bagged the first rank. Mainpal College of Dental Science has got second rank while Dr DY Patil Vidyapith Pune has bagged the third position.

01:50 pm| Among the pharmacy discipline, Jamia Hamdard bagged the first rank while Punjab university and National Institute of Pharmecutical Institute Mohali stood on second and third rank, respectively.

01:48 pm| Under the architecture discipline, IIT Kharagpur has bagged the first rank followed by IIT Roorkee and NIT Calicut.

01:45 pm| Among the law colleges of India, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru has bagged the top position with National Law University Delhi has bagged the second rank followed by Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad.

01:43 pm| Maulana Azad Medical college Delhi is the top dental college in India as per the NIRF Ranking 2020

01:40 pm| Among the medical colleges of India, AIIMS Delhi is the top institute while PGIMER Chandigarh is the second best medical college. Christian Medical College has bagged the third rank.

01:38 pm| Under the ‘college’ category, Miranda House of Delhi University bagged the first rank followed by Lady Shri Ram and Hindu College who got the second and third rank, respectively.

01:36 pm| Under the management discipline, IIM Ahmedabad topped the list followed by IIM Bangalore and IIM Kolkata.

01:33 pm| AIIMS New Delhi has topped the list of medical colleges in India.

01:26 pm| In overall category, IIT Madras has topped the list followed by IISC Bengaluru and IIT Delhi.

01:24 pm| There are around 45 thousand degree colleges, over 1000 universities and 1500 top institutes in India. Every institution should participate in the NIRF ranking, HRD minister suggested.

01:20 pm| “I request the UGC Chairman to make it compulsory for all the universities to participate in the NIRF Rankings from next year,” said HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank in the webcast.

01:07 pm| Over 6.5 lakh have downloaded the National Test Abhyas app for JEE and NEET aspirants. Over 8 thousand students have installed the app in last half an hour.

01:00 pm| HRD Minister releases NIRF Ranking 2020 through webcast.

12:58pm| HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank starts his address.

12: 50 pm Earlier there were only four categories for Ranking in the initial year 2015. But now various categories have been added. From this year, dental colleges have also been added in the NIRF Ranking category, said MoS Sanjay Dhotre

12:47 pm| Minister of State, MHRD Sanjay Dhotre begins his address

12:46 pm| 5500 institutes had sent applications for NIRF Ranking this year

12:34 pm| NIRF Ranking is announced every year since 2015. This is the fifth edition of NIRF Ranking.

12:32 pm| The NIRF ranking is usually announced in the month of April but it was delayed this year due to coronavirus pandemic.

12:24 pm| HRD minister Dr RP Nishank along with Minister of State Sanjay Dhotre, chairman of AICTE Anil Saharsrabudhe and chairman of UGC DP Singh are live through webcast to announce the NIRD Ranking 2020.

12:22 pm| This year Dental colleges have also been ranked.

11:05 am| MHRD had approved NIRF in the year 2015. The NIRF outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country.

11:07 am| The methodology for NIRF Rankings: A core committee set up by MHRD has drawn broad parameters for ranking. The parameters broadly cover “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.

11:10 am| Broad Parameters (overall):

Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR)

Research and Professional Practice (RP)

Graduation Outcomes (GO)

Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)

Peer Perception

11:14 am| Under the ‘Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR)’ parameter, an institution is ranking based on

Student Strength including Doctoral Students (SS)

Faculty-student ratio with emphasis on permanent faculty (FSR)

Combined metric for Faculty with PhD (or equivalent) and Experience (FQE)

Financial Resources and their Utilisation (FRU)

11:18 am| Under the ‘Research and Professional Practice (RP)’ parameter, institutions are ranked on the basis of:

Combined metric for Publications (PU)

Combined metric for Quality of Publications (QP)

IPR and Patents: Published and Granted (IPR)

Footprint of Projects and Professional Practice (FPPP)

11:20 am| Under the ‘Graduation Outcomes (GO)’ parameter, universities are ranking based on:

Metric for University Examinations (GUE)

Metric for Number of Ph.D. Students Graduated (GPHD)

11:22 am| Under the ‘Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)’ parameter, institutions are ranked on the basis of:

Percentage of Students from Other States/Countries (Region Diversity RD)

Percentage of Women (Women Diversity WD)

Economically and Socially Challenged Students (ESCS)

Facilities for Physically Challenged Students (PCS)

Perception Ranking (PR)

11:24 am| Under the ‘Peer Perception’ parameter, institutions are ranked on the basis of Academic Peers and Employers (PR). This is to be done through a survey conducted over a large category of Employers, Professionals from Reputed Organizations and a large category of academics to ascertain their preference for graduates of different institutions.

11:28 am| NIRF also has a discipline-wise ranking methodology. The disciplines include engineering, management, architecture, law, medical, pharmacy and colleges.

11:30 am| Under the discipline-wise ranking methodology, NIRF follows the same ‘broad parameters’ that are used for overall ranking.

11:32 am| How the universities/ institutions are marked on basis of parameters:

Teaching, Learning & Resources ---100 (marks) -- 0.30 (weightage)

Research and Professional Practice--100 --0.30

Graduation Outcomes --- 100 --0.20

Outreach and Inclusivity --100 -- 0.10

Perception ------100 ---0.10

11:35 am| In the year 2019, IIT Madras had topped the list of higher education institutes. IISc Bengaluru had bagged the second rank while IIT Delhi stood third in this list.

11:37 am| Discipline-wise NIRF Ranking in 2019: Among management institutes in India, IIM Bangalore had topped the list while IIM Ahmedabad stood second and IIM Calcutta bagged the third place.

11:41 am| Under the top higher education institutes fourth, fifth and sixth ranks were clinched by IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Kanpur. JNU, New Delhi, IIT Roorkee, IIT Guwahati and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Varanasi bagged the seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth spot respectively.

11:45 am| Among the’ colleges’ ranking list, Delhi University’s Miranda House has topped the national ranking of colleges while St Stephens has been placed fourth on the list.

11:53 am| Under the ‘medical’ list, AIIMS New Delhi had topped the first rank while under the law list ,National Law School-Bengaluru bagged the first rank.

11:59 am| In 2019, among the pharmacy institutes, Jamia Hmdard has come out as the leader, with IIM Bangalore being ranked the top most among management institutes.

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