Published on: June 6, 2023

NIRF Ranking

NIRF Ranking

Why in news NIRF Ranking 2023 released by the Ministry of Education.


  • Best educational institution in overall ranking – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras (fifth consecutive term)
  • Best university – Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (eighth consecutive term)
  • Best college – Miranda House, Delhi
  • Top management institute – Indian Institute of Management, Ahemdabad
  • Best Pharma institute – National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad
  • Best medical college – The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi
  • Best dental college – Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai
  • Best engineering college – Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Best agriculture institute – Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
  • Best institute in Innovation – The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Top rankings from Karnataka

  • Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has retained its second spot in the management category
  • National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, retained its fourth spot in the medical category
  • The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) took the top spot in the law category
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education in Manipal (rank 16), National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NIT-K), Surathkal (rank 38), and JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research in Mysuru, are among the seven institutions from Karnataka to feature in the overall category rankings.

About NIRF Ranking

  • By the Ministry of Education, Government of India
  • Aim – To rank institutions of higher education in India.
  • Categories – overall, university, colleges, engineering, management, pharmacy, law, medical, architecture, dental and research
  • The Framework uses several parameters for ranking purposes like resources, research, and stakeholder perception