HRD Minister Nishank releases India Rankings 2020 for Higher Educational Institutions; IIT Madras retains 1st Position in Overall Ranking: Highlights with Details

HRD Minister Nishank releases India Rankings 2020 for Higher Educational Institutions; IIT Madras retains 1st Position in Overall Ranking: Highlights with Details
HRD Minister Nishank releases India Rankings 2020 for Higher Educational Institutions; IIT Madras retains 1st Position in Overall Ranking: Highlights with Details

HRD Minister Nishank releases India Rankings 2020 for Higher Educational Institutions; IIT Madras retains 1st Position in Overall Ranking: Highlights with Details

Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, released “India Rankings 2020” of Institutions of Higher Education in various categories on the basis of their performance on five broad categories of parameters.
  1. IIT Madras retains 1st Position in Overall Ranking as well as in Engineering,
  2. Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru tops the University list
  3. IIM Ahmedabad tops in Management Category and AIIMS occupies the top slot in Medical category for third consecutive year.
  4. Miranda College retains 1st position amongst colleges for third consecutive year
  5. Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, Delhi secures 1st position in “Dental” category, dental institutions included for first time in India Rankings 2020
The HRD Minister Nishank released India Rankings 2020 virtually in 10 categories.

This is the fifth consecutive edition of India Rankings of the institutions of higher education in India. In 2020, an addition to nine rankings ie one domain “Dental” has been introduced for the first time bringing the total tally to 10 categories / subject domains.

The ranking framework evaluates institutions on five broad generic groups of parameters, i.e. Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR), Research and Professional Practice (RP), Graduation Outcomes (GO), Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) and Perception (PR). Ranks are assigned based on total sum of marks assigned for each of these five broad groups of parameters.
Besides, sourcing data on various parameters from applicant institutions, third party sources of data have also been used, wherever possible. Scopus (Elsevier Science) and Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics) were used for retrieving publications and citations data. Derwent Innovation was used for retrieving data on patents. Data retrieved from these sources was shared with the institutions for transparency with a provision to give their inputs.

A total number of 3771 unique institutions offered themselves for ranking under “Overall”, category-specific and / or domain-specific rankings for India Rankings 2020. In all, 5805 applications for ranking were made by these 3771 unique applicant institutions under various categories / domains, which include 294 Universities, 1071 Engineering Institutions, 630 Management Institutions, 334 Pharmacy Institutions, 97 Law Institutions, 118 Medical Institutions, 48 Architecture Institutions and 1659 General Degree Colleges. A noticeable increase in institutional participation in the rankings exercise this year indicating its recognition amongst institutions of higher education in India as a fair and transparent ranking exercise. Number of unique applicants to India Rankings have increased from 3127 in 2019 to 3771 in 2020 whereas total number of applications for ranking in various categories have increased from 4873 in 2019, to 5805 in 2020 i.e. total increase of 644 unique institutions and 932 total applicants.
As a matter of practice, 200 institutions are ranked in engineering discipline, 100 institutions are ranked in Overall, University and College categories, 75 each in Management and Pharmacy, 40 in Medical and 20 each in Architecture and Law and 30 institutions are ranked in Dental for the first time. Additional rankings in suitably bunched forms are also being provided. Data for ranked institutions were painstakingly verified, inconsistencies, contradictions and outliers were screened and identified, which requires a lot of diligence, patience and tactful handling of institutions.

List of top 10 India Rankings 2020 for Higher Educational Institutions is as follows:

Overall

Name of Institute
Rank No.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
1
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
2
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
3
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
4
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
5
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
6
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
7
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
8
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
9
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
10

List of top 10 Universities in India Rankings 2020:

Name of University 
Rank No.
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
1
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
2
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
3
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
4
Jadavpur University, Kolkata
5
University of Hyderabad
6
Calcutta University, Kolkata
7
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
8
Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
9
JamiaMilliaIslamia, New Delhi
10

List of top 10 Engineering Institute in India Rankings 2020:

Name of Institute
Rank No.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
1
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
2
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
3
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
4
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
5
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
6
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
7
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
8
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli
9
Indian Institute of Technology Indore
10

List of top 10 Management Institute in India Rankings 2020:

Name of Institute
Rank No.
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
1
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
2
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
3
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
4
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
5
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
6
Indian Institute of Management Indore
7
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
8
Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)
9
Management Development Institute, Gurugram
10

List of top 10 Colleges in India Rankings 2020:

Name of Institute
Rank No.
Miranda House, Delhi
1
Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
2
Hindu College, Delhi
3
St. Stephen`s College, Delhi
4
Presidency College, Chennai
5
Loyola College, Chennai
6
St. Xavier`s College, Kolkata
7
Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Howrah
8
Hans Raj College, Delhi
9
PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore
10

List of top 10 Pharmacy in India Rankings 2020:

Name of Pharmacy
Rank No.
Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
1
Panjab University, Chandigarh
2
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Mohali
3
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
4
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Hyderabad
5
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
6
Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Udupi
7
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Ahmedabad
8
JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty
9
JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore
10


List of top 3 Medical Institute in India Rankings 2020:

Name of Institute
Rank No.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
1
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
2
Christian Medical College, Vellore
3

List of top 3 Architecture Institute in India Rankings 2020:

Name of Institute
Rank No.
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
1
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2
National Institute of Technology Calicut
3


List of top 3 Law Institute in India Rankings 2020:

Name of Institute
Rank No.
National Law School of India University, Bengaluru
1
National Law University, New Delhi
2
Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad
3

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