NIRF Ranking List of 2021

NIRF Ranking List of 2021

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will announce the NIRF rankings on July 15. This information has been released from the Ministry of Education regarding the release of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF ranking 2022). Announcing this on Twitter, the Ministry of Education has said that Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will release the NIRF rankings on July 15 at 11 am.

NIRF Ranking list of 2022 for India will be released in total 11 categories. You can see these categories – Universities, Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine, Architecture, Management, Colleges, ARIIA (Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements), Law and Research Institutes.

On the other hand, if we talk about 2021 last year, then this NIRF ranking was released on 9 September. Under this Indian Institute of Management, IIM Ahmedabad stood first in the Management Category. While IIT Madras stood first in the engineering category, AIIMS Delhi was ranked first in the NIRF Ranking 2021 in the medical category.

NIRF full form – We know this by the name of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). The NIRF ranking was approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and was launched by the Hon’ble Minister of Human Resource Development on 29 September 2015. But now NIRF ranking is issued by the Ministry of Education.

For the 2020 rankings, around 3800 institutions participated in the process, which was 20 percent more than in 2019. The 2020 rank list was released by MHRD on June 11, 2020. For the first time, dental institutions were placed under a separate ranking list.

What is NIRF?

The framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The methodology derives from the overall recommendations based on a comprehensive understanding by a core committee constituted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to identify broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions.

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is a method adopted by the Ministry of Education, Government of India to rank institutions of higher education in India. NIRF was first approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in India and later again launched by the Minister of Human Resource Development on 29 September 2015.

Based on their areas of operation, the institutions are ranked under 11 different categories – Overall, Universities, Colleges, Engineering, Dentistry, Medicine, Management, Pharmacy, Law, Architecture and Research.

The framework uses a number of parameters for ranking purposes such as resources, research and stakeholder perception. These parameters are divided into five groups and some weights are given to these groups. This ranking depends on the type of institution. In the first round of ranking, about 3500 institutions participated voluntarily.

The ranking list for 2017 was released by MHRD on 3rd April 2017. While in its first ranking released in 2016, NIRF had four categories (University, Engineering, Management and Pharmacy), in 2017, two more categories, Overall and College, were added. Around 3,000 institutions participated in the rankings.

NIRF Ranking List

1st India Ranking-2016

This ranking was released for the first time on 4 April 2016.

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Top 10 Engineering Colleges as per NIRF Ranking 2021


NAME OF Institute

1Indian Institute of Technology Madras
2Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
3Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
4Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
5Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
6Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
7Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
8Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
9National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli




Name of Institute


1Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Chennai, Tamil Nadu
2Indian Institute of Technology, BombayMumbai, Maharashtra
3Indian Institute of Technology, DelhiDelhi
4Indian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
5Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpur, West Bengal
6Indian Institute of Technology, GuwahatiGuwahati, Assam
7Indian Institute of Technology HyderabadHyderabad, Telangana
8National Institute of Technology TiruchirappalliTiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 
9Jawaharlal Nehru University, New DelhiDelhi
10Banaras Hindu University, VaranasiVaranasi, Uttar Pradesh
12Calcutta University, KolkataKolkata, West Bengal
13 Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore, Tamil NaduAmritanagar, Ettimadai, Tamil Nadu
14Jamia Millia Islamia, New DelhiDelhi
15Jadavpur University KolkataKolkata, West Bengal
16Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Manipal, Karnataka
17Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad Hyderabad, Telangana
18 University of HyderabadHyderabad, Telangana
19 Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
20Delhi UniversityDelhi
21Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune, Maharashtra
22Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore Vellore, Tamil Nadu
23Bharathiar University CoimbatoreCoimbatore, Tamil Nadu
24National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli TiruchirappalliTiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
25Indian Institute of Science Education and Research PunePune, Maharashtra
26Anna University Chennai Chennai Tamil Nadu
27Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad, Jharkhand
28Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
29Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani Rajasthan
30Indian Institute of Technology Indore Indore, Madhya Pradesh
31Indian Institute of Technology Ropar Rupnagar Punjab
32 National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal, Karnataka
33Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar Gandhinagar Gujarat
34Mysore University Mysore, Karnataka
35Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata Mohanpur (Kolkata), West Bengal
36Homi Bhabha National InstituteMumbai, Maharashtra
37Education of Research BhubaneswarBhubaneswar, Odisha
38 Panjab University ChandigarhChandigarh, Punjab
39Kalinga Institute of Industrial TechnologyBhubaneswar, Odisha
40Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, MohaliMohali, Punjab
41National Institute of Technology Rourkela Rourkela, Odisha
42Shanmugha Academy of Arts, Science, Technology and Research Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
43Amity University Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh
44Kerala UniversityThiruvananthapuram, Kerala
45Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala, Punjab
46 Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology ShibpurShibpur, West Bengal
47Madras UniversityChennai, Tamil Nadu
48Andhra UniversityVisakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
49Savita Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences Chennai, Tamil Nadu
50Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, BhopalBhopal, Madhya Pradesh
51Indian Institute of Technology, PatnaPatna, Bihar
52Mahatma Gandhi University KottayamKottayam Kerala
53SRM Institute of Science and Technology Chennai Chennai, Tamil Nadu
54 Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, NagpurNagpur Maharashtra
55Delhi Technological University, New DelhiDelhi
56JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, MysoreMysore, Karnataka
57Alagappa University Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu
58Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar  Bhubaneswar, Odisha
59National Institute of Technology Warangal Warangal, Telangana
60King George’s Medical University, Lucknow Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
61Sathyabama Institute of Science and TechnologyChennai, Tamil Nadu
62 Osmania University Hyderabad, Telangana
63 Gujarat University Ahmedabad, Gujarat
64Jamia Hamdard, New DelhiDelhi
65Cochin University of Science and Technology Cochin, Kerala
66 Banasthali Vidyapeeth Banasthali, Rajasthan
67Gauhati University Guwahati, Assam
68Symbiosis International Pune, Maharashtra
69Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University (KL College of Engineering)Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
70 Vaddeswaram, Andhra PradeshGuntur, Andhra Pradesh
71Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai Mumbai, Maharashtra
72National Institute of Technology Durgapur Durgapur, West Benga
73 Malviya National Institute of TechnologyJaipur, Rajasthan
74Tezpur University Tezpur, Assam
75Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Higher Education Srivilliputtur, Tamil Nadu
76India Institute of Higher Education and Research ChennaiChennai, Tamil Nadu
77Kashmir University SrinagarJammu and Kashmir
78Chandigarh University Mohali, Punjab
79Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab
80Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research Chennai, Tamil Nadu
81Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Pune, Maharashtra
82 Lovely Professional University Phagwara, Punjab
83Indian Institute of Technology Mandi Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
84Madurai Kamaraj University Madurai, Tamil Nadu
85Shiv Nadar University Dadri, Uttar Pradesh
86Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, Punjab
87PSG College Of Technology Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu
88Pondicherry UniversityPondicherry
89Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh
90Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu
91North Eastern Hill University Shillong, Meghalaya
92 Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
93Sri Venkateswara University Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
94 National Institute of Technology Silchar Silchar,Assam
95 SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Mumbai, Maharashtra
96 Calicut University, KeralaCalicut, Kerala
97Mumbai University Mumbai, Maharashtra
98Visva Bharati SantiniketanBolpur, West Bengal
99Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of TechnologySurat, Gujarat
100Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha UniversityNew Delhi

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