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NIRF Rankings 2022: Check The Top 10 Indian Colleges


NIRF Rankings 2022: The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2022 were made public on July 15, 2022, by the Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. The list is currently accessible at nirfindia.org, the ranking platform’s official website. IIT-Madras has continued to rank first in both the engineering and all educational institutions categories this year. For 11 categories, the NIRF India Ranking 2022 has been made public. This year, a total of 7254 higher education institutions have participated, compared to 6272 the last year.

Teaching, Learning, and Resources (TLR), Research and Professional Practice (RP), Graduation Outcomes (GO), Outreach and Inclusivity (OI), and Perception (PR) are the five major basic sets of factors that the NIRF ranking 2022 methodology uses to evaluate universities.  Based on the overall sum of the marks given for each of these five major groupings of parameters, ranks are determined. Check the list below for knowing the NIRF Rankings of institutions across different domains.

NIRF Rankings 2022

The MoE (Ministry of Education) approving the National Institutional Ranking Framework, launched the NIRF rankings for the first time on September 19, 2015. The latest NIRF Rankings 2022 list has been released by the authorities on July 15, 2022, at 11.00 AM. The NIRF 2022 Ranking can also be checked at these websites: nirf.org and education.gov.in.

The NIRF also ranks institutions classified on their respective domains including, University, Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, College, Medical, law, Architecture, Dental, and Research, besides an Overall NIRF Ranking.

NIRF Rankings 2022: Overall

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras took first place with 87.59 marks. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay came in third with 82.35 points, and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) came in second with 83.57 ratings. For more details, check the table below to know the NIRF Ranking 2022 top 50 colleges:

Serial No. College NameCityStateScoreNIRF 2022 Ranking
1Indian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiTamil Nadu87.591
2Indian Institute of ScienceBengaluruKarnataka83.572
3Indian Institute of Technology, BombayMumbaiMaharashtra82.353
4Indian Institute of Technology, DelhiNew DelhiDelhi82.224
5Indian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurUttar Pradesh77.835
6Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurKharagpurWest Bengal75.946
7Indian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeRoorkeeUttarakhand71.487
8Indian Institute of Technology GuwahatiGuwahatiAssam69.758
9All India Institute of Medical Sciences, DelhiNew DelhiDelhi69.579
10Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiDelhi67.2510
11Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiUttar Pradesh64.8111
12Jadavpur UniversityKolkataWest Bengal63.8512
13Jamia Millia Islamia, New DelhiNew DelhiDelhi63.6213
14Indian Institute of Technology HyderabadHyderabadTelangana62.8614
15Calcutta UniversityKolkataWest Bengal61.5715
16Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatoreTamil Nadu61.5416
17Manipal Academy of Higher Education, ManipalManipalKarnataka61.2317
18Vellore Institute of TechnologyVelloreTamil Nadu60.1418
19Aligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhUttar Pradesh59.8619
20University of HyderabadHyderabadTelangana59.6720
21National Institute of Technology, TiruchirappalliTiruchirappalliTamil Nadu58.9521
22Anna UniversityChennaiTamil Nadu58.0822
23University of DelhiDelhiDelhi57.6323
24Bharathiar UniversityCoimbatoreTamil Nadu57.2624
25Savitribai Phule Pune UniversityPuneMaharashtra56.9925
26Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, PunePuneMaharashtra56.9126
27National Institute of Technology Karnataka, SurathkalSurathkalKarnataka56.7427
28Institute of Chemical TechnologyMumbaiMaharashtra56.1628
29Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) VaranasiVaranasiUttar Pradesh55.8529
30Siksha `O` AnusandhanBhubaneswarOdisha55.4230
31Indian Institute of Technology IndoreIndoreMadhya Pradesh55.1331
32Birla Institute of Technology & Science – PilaniPilaniRajasthan55.1032
33Homi Bhabha National InstituteMumbaiMaharashtra54.8533
34Kalinga Institute of Industrial TechnologyBhubaneswarOdisha54.3534
35Indian Institute of Technology RoparRupnagarPunjab54.2935
36S.R.M. Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiTamil Nadu53.9936
37Indian Institute of Technology, GandhinagarGandhinagarGujarat53.9237
38Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines)DhanbadJharkhand53.8738
39National Institute of Technology RourkelaRourkelaOdisha53.7739
40Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, KolkataMohanpurWest Bengal52.3540
41Panjab UniversityChandigarhChandigarh51.2341
42Amity UniversityGautam Budh NagarUttar Pradesh51.0742
43Indian Institute of Technology, MandiMandiHimachal Pradesh51.0543
44Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical SciencesChennaiTamil Nadu50.8144
45National Institute of Technology WarangalWarangalTelangana50.6145
46Osmania UniversityHyderabadTelangana50.6046
47Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, MohaliMohaliPunjab50.5547
48Chandigarh UniversityMohaliPunjab50.3948
49Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research AcademyThanjavurTamil Nadu50.3349
50Kalasalingam Academy of Research and EducationSrivilliputturTamil Nadu49.9750

NIRF 2022 Rankings: Engineering

IITs dominated the top rankings despite the rise. IITs have managed to secure up to 7 of the first 10 places. Check the table given below to know the list of top 10 engineering colleges in India as per the NIRF Rankings 2022:

Serial No. College NameCityStateScoreNIRF Ranking 2022
1Indian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiTamil Nadu90.041
2Indian Institute of Technology, DelhiNew DelhiDelhi88.122
3Indian Institute of Technology, BombayMumbaiMaharashtra83.963
4Indian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurUttar Pradesh82.564
5Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurKharagpurWest Bengal78.895
6Indian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeRoorkeeUttarakhand76.706
7Indian Institute of Technology GuwahatiGuwahatiAssam72.987
8National Institute of Technology, TiruchirappalliTiruchirappalliTamil Nadu69.178
9Indian Institute of Technology HyderabadHyderabadTelangana68.039
10National Institute of Technology Karnataka, SurathkalSurathkalKarnataka66.0410

NIRF India Rankings 2022: Medical Streams

The All India Institute of Medical Science in Delhi, like in previous years, is India’s top medical school, followed by Chandigarh’s Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research. The table given below highlights the top 10 medical colleges as per the NIRF India Rankings 2022:

Serial No.College NameCityStateScoreNIRF 2022 Ranking
1All India Institute of Medical Sciences, DelhiNew DelhiDelhi91.601
2Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhChandigarh79.002
3Christian Medical CollegeVelloreTamil Nadu72.843
4National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, BangaloreBangaloreKarnataka71.564
5Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiUttar Pradesh68.125
6Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & ResearchPuducherryPondicherry67.646
7Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical SciencesLucknowUttar Pradesh67.187
8Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatoreTamil Nadu66.498
9Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, ThiruvananthapuramThiruvananthapuramKerala65.179
10Kasturba Medical College, ManipalManipalKarnataka63.8910

NIRF Rankings 2022: Universities

In the NIRF rankings for 2022, the Indian Institute of Science (IISC) took first place in the University category, followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University and Banaras Hindu University in second and third, respectively. Find the list of Top Indian Universities with their corresponding NIRF 2022 Rankings in the table below:

Serial No.College NameCityStateScoreNIRF 2022 Ranking
1Indian Institute of ScienceBengaluruKarnataka83.571
2Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiDelhi68.472
3Jamia Millia Islamia, New DelhiNew DelhiDelhi65.913
4Jadavpur UniversityKolkataWest Bengal65.374
5Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatoreTamil Nadu63.405
6Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiUttar Pradesh63.206
7Manipal Academy of Higher Education, ManipalManipalKarnataka62.847
8Calcutta UniversityKolkataWest Bengal62.238
9Vellore Institute of TechnologyVelloreTamil Nadu61.779
10University of HyderabadHyderabadTelangana61.7110

NIRF Ranking 2022: Highlights

Following are some of the important highlights for the overall NIRF Rankings 2022:

  • IIT Madras has maintained the top position, which is also held the previous year. IIT Bombay and Delhi, which are in second and third place, are not far behind.
  • According to the NIRF ranking list 2022, IIT Roorkee is placed first in the Architecture category.
  • In terms of medical schools in India, AIIMS Delhi has come out on top.
  • According to NIRF Rankings, Miranda House has taken the top spot among the best colleges.
  • The National Board of Accreditation’s (NBA) Member Secretary, Anil Kumar Nassa, states, “Over the years we have earned credibility and we have observed the response increasing year by year.”

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