National Institutional Ranking Framework is a ranking methodology adopted by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The framework was approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and launched on September 29, 2015, to assess higher education institutions in India.NIRF ranks best 100 universities in India under 10 different categories. The 1st NIRF rankings released in 2016 under only 4 categories of institutions.

Indian Institute of ScienceKarnataka83.161
Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityDelhi68.922
Jamia Millia IslamiaDelhi67.733
Jadavpur UniversityWest Bengal66.074
Banaras Hindu UniversityUttar Pradesh65.855
Manipal Academy of Higher Education-ManipalKarnataka64.986
Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamTamil Nadu64.677
Vellore Institute of TechnologyTamil Nadu64.338
Aligarh Muslim UniversityUttar Pradesh63.889
University of HyderabadTelangana62.0910
Delhi University (DU)Delhi61.4511
Calcutta UniversityWest Bengal61.1412
Saveetha University – Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical SciencesTamil Nadu60.9813
Anna UniversityTamil Nadu60.4814
SOA University – Siksha ‘O’ AnusandhanOdisha60.3315
KIIT – Kalinga Institute of Industrial TechnologyOdisha60.0916
Homi Bhabha National InstituteMaharashtra59.3117
SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai – Ghaziabad CampusTamil Nadu58.7318
UNIPUNE – Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU)Maharashtra58.3119
BITS Pilani – Birla Institute of Technology and ScienceRajasthan58.0020
Bharathiar University, CoimbatoreTamil Nadu57.8221
Thapar UniversityPunjab57.3222
Institute of Chemical Technology, MumbaiMaharashtra57.0623
Kerala UniversityKerala55.5024
Panjab University (PUCHD)Chandigarh54.8625
Srinivasa Ramanujan Center, SASTRATamil Nadu54.7126
Chandigarh University (CU)Punjab54.6327
KL (Deemed to be University)Andhra Pradesh54.5228
Kalasalingam Academy of Research and EducationTamil Nadu53.7629
Alagappa UniversityTamil Nadu53.5330
MGU Kerala – Mahatma Gandhi UniversityKerala53.4431
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Symbiosis International, PuneMaharashtra53.1332
Kashmir UniversityJammu and Kashmir53.0833
JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research Karnataka52.8834
Amity University, NoidaUttar Pradesh52.7835
Osmania UniversityTelangana52.6736
Cochin University of Science and Technology, KochiKerala52.3337
LPU – Lovely Professional UniversityPunjab52.3038
Datta Meghe Institute of Higher Education and ResearchMaharashtra51.9239
DTU – Delhi Technological UniversityDelhi51.4940
Bharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu51.4841
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU), LucknowUttar Pradesh51.2742
Andhra University, VisakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh51.0443
University of MysoreKarnataka50.8244
KGMU – King George’s Medical UniversityUttar Pradesh50.6345
Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Navi Mumbai Maharashtra50.6246
School of Mathematical Sciences, NMIMS, MumbaiMaharashtra50.3147
Guru Nanak Dev UniversityPunjab50.1948
Jamia HamdardDelhi49.8549
University of MadrasTamil Nadu49.5050
Sathyabama Institute of Science and TechnologyTamil Nadu49.2651
School of Health Sciences, UPESUttarakhand49.1052
Madurai Kamaraj University – MKUTamil Nadu48.9553
PAU – Punjab Agricultural UniversityPunjab48.7454
Graphic EraUttarakhand48.6955
University of Mumbai [MU]Maharashtra48.6356
Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Engineering and TechnologyTamil Nadu48.6157
Banasthali VidyapithRajasthan48.6058
Periyar UniversityTamil Nadu48.3059
Sri Venkateswara UniversityAndhra Pradesh48.1860
Gujarat UniversityGujarat47.8261
Shiv Nadar University (SNU)Uttar Pradesh47.6962
Faculty of Sciences, University of JammuJammu and Kashmir47.5863
Visvesvaraya Technological UniversityKarnataka47.5863
Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER)Tamil Nadu46.9166
Christ UniversityKarnataka46.8867
School of Sciences, Jain Deemed-to-be University, BangaloreKarnataka46.8568
Tezpur UniversityAssam46.7069
University of CalicutKerala46.5670
Birla Institute of Technology, MesraJharkhand46.1271
Tamil Nadu Agricultural UniversityTamil Nadu46.0272
Shoolini UniversityHimachal Pradesh45.7673
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha UniversityDelhi45.4574
Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and ResearchAndhra Pradesh45.4075
Mizoram UniversityMizoram45.1876
Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Mahatma Gandhi Medical College CampusPondicherry45.1477
Maharishi Markandeshwar University, MullanaHaryana45.0978
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar Uttarakhand45.0279
North Eastern Hill University, ShillongMeghalaya44.9580
Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education For Women Tamil Nadu44.9281
Chettinad Academy of Research and EducationTamil Nadu44.8882
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSUNIV)Tamil Nadu44.8583
International Institute of Information Technology, HyderabadTelangana44.5284
Yenepoya (Deemed to be university)Karnataka44.2085
The University Of BurdwanWest Bengal44.1686
Sharda UniversityUttar Pradesh44.1187
Guwahati University – GUAssam44.1088
Central University of Tamil NaduTamil Nadu44.0989
University of Agricultural Sciences, BangaloreKarnataka44.0790
Bharati VidyapeethMaharashtra43.6391
Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research InstituteTamil Nadu43.6292
Utkal UniversityOdisha43.4593
Amity University, Gurugram Haryana43.3594
Netaji Subhas University of TechnologyDelhi43.1595
Maharshi Dayanand UniversityHaryana43.1396
Visva Bharati UniversityWest Bengal43.1197
TISS – Tata Institute of Social Sciences, MumbaiMaharashtra43.0398
CCSU – Chaudhary Charan Singh UniversityHaryana42.9999
Central University of PunjabPunjab42.93100

NIRF has 5 different parameters for ranking, which are listed below.

  • Teaching, Learning & Resources
  • Research and Professional Practice
  • Graduation Outcome
  • Outreach & Exclusivity
  • Perception

The Ministry of Education released the NIRF 2023 ranking in June 2023. NIRF Ranked top universities provide excellent opportunities for students to pursue online & distance degree courses in India. The below list includes detailed information on each institution, such as their ranking, courses offered, admission process, and much more.

For More Info: Visit official website of NIRF .