Top Delhi University Colleges 2022

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Anupama Mehra
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Updated on Oct 19, 2022 17:56 IST

Check Out the top Delhi University colleges as listed in the 2022 NIRF Rankings. Take a look.

Delhi University Admissions for the academic year 2022-23 are being conducted on the basis of Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2022 scores. DU FIrst Cut off list 2022 was released on October 19, 2022. Candidates looking forward to taking admission in DU need not have to worry as we bring you the list of Top Delhi University Colleges 2022 in this article. On July 15, 2022 the Education Ministry had released the NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) 2022 Rankings for all streams, courses, universities and colleges in India. DU slipped down to the 23rd position in the NIRF rankings 2022 from the 19th position in 2021 in the overall category. DU ranked 13th amongst the top universities in India and 16th in the research category.

Despite DU - Delhi University claiming the 13th spot, its affiliated colleges have grabbed the first two spots in the NIRF Colleges Rankings 2022 with Miranda House claiming the first spot once again. 91 colleges are affiliated to the Delhi University.

The University has witnessed many changes and today it is the most sought after university in India. Today, DU is not only famous for the quality of education offered to students but also for its alumni who are known to hold posts of importance in fields ranging from politics to entertainment. Be it actors, including Shah Rukh Khan and Arjun Rampal, TV personalities, including Arnab Goswami and Nidhi Razdan or even political big wigs including Kapil Sibal, Shashi Tharoor or Mani Shankar Aiyar, all have passed the gates of the wisdom of Delhi University.

Another aspect for which Delhi University is famous is the exceptionally high DU cut-offs that aspirants need to meet to secure admission in a majority of the courses offered by the varsity in streams, including Arts, Commerce and Science.

Thus, while seeking admission at the Delhi University it is worth knowing which DU college you should shortlist for admissions. In this article, we have listed the best DU colleges that have been ranked by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), under the top colleges in India for 2022. Established in September 2015, NIRF has ranked colleges based on these criteria/parameters:

  • Teaching, Learning & Resources
  • Research & Professional Practice
  • Graduation Outcomes
  • Outreach & Inclusivity
  • Perception

Note: Colleges are evaluated out of a total score of 100 in all the above-mentioned NIRF parameters. Also, it is informed that NIRF has not released a separate list of top DU colleges and the list below is prepared by compiling the list of DU colleges that are mentioned in the NIRF Ranking Report 2022.

Top Delhi University Colleges 2022

According to NIRF-Rankings 2022, Miranda House and Lady Shri Ram College for Women of Delhi University are the top two colleges and in the All India Rankings. Miranda House bagged the first position for the fifth time in a row. Check below the list of DU colleges 2022 that have managed to secure a position in the rankings.

College Name

NIRF 2022 Rankings (DU Colleges)


Miranda House



Hindu College



Lady Shri Ram College for Women



Atma Ram Sanatan Dharm College 7 70.46

Kirori Mal College



St. Stephens's College




Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC)



Hansraj College

14 67.38
Sri Venkateswara College


15 67.38
Lady Irwin College


16 66.25

Acharya Narendra Dev College

18 65.46
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College 21 64.25
Gargi College 23 62.50
Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences 25 61.65
Deshbandhu College 28 61.02
Daulat Ram College 29 60.93
Maitreyi College 34 59.50
Dyal Singh College 35 59.45
Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women 36 58.88
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College 39 58.15
Kamala Nehru College 40 57.87
Ramanujan College 41 57.31
JMC - Jesus and Mary College 44 56.73
Maharaja Agrasen College - MACDU 48 55.76

Indraprastha College for Women



Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, Delhi



Ramjas College



Institute of Home Economics, Delhi



Shyam Lal College, Delhi 77 53.80
Keshav Mahavidyalya, Delhi  84 52.88

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