Top 100 Universities in India 2023: NIRF Ranks Parameters with Weightage

Top 100 Universities in India 2023: NIRF Ranks Parameters with Weightage

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Arpta Singh
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Updated on May 15, 2024 11:40 IST

As per the NIRF Rankings 2023, which was released by the Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Indian Institute of Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia are the top three top universities in India. Candidates interested to take admission in top universities in India can check the complete list of top universities in India 2023 as per NIRF Ranking 2023 in the article below. Along with the best universities in India, candidates can get to know about various parameters on which the universities are selected among the list. 

NIRF Rankings 2023 was released by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan this year as well. According to the data released by the NIRF rankings 2023, Indian Institute of Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia have topped the list and are among the top universities in India in 2023. Candidates seeking admission in top colleges in India can refer the latest NIRF rankings of the colleges while taking admission in any of the top universities in India. Candidates can refer the article below to know about the complete details of the universities, which are based on different parameters. Here in the article, various parameters on which the NIRF ranking are based are also mentioned. Like previous year, Indian Institute of Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia are the three top universities in India listed in the NIRF rankings. Along with the best universities in India, candidates can get to know about various parameters on which the universities are selected among the list.  

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NIRF Ranking Parameters with Weightage for Top Universities in India 2023

NIRF selects universities every year on the basis of a number of parameters. Each parameter has a certain weightage and universities are evaluated out of a total score of 500. Given below are the NIRF ranking parameters along with assigned weightage for each parameter:   

NIRF Ranking Parameter NIRF Ranking Criteria Marks Assigned Total Marks Assigned
Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR) Student Strength including doctoral students (SS) 20 100
Faculty-student ratio with emphasis on permanent faculty  (FSR) 30
Combined metric for faculty with PhD (or equivalent) and experience (FQE) 20
Total budget and its utilisation (CBTU) 30
Research and Professional Practice (RP) Combined metric for publications (PU) 30 100
Combined metric for quality of publications (QP) 40
IPR and patents: Filed, published, granted and licensed (IPR) 15
Footprint of projects and professional practice and executive development programmes (FPPP) 15
Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) Percentage of students from other states/ countries [Region Diversity (RD)] 30 100
Percentage of women (WF) + (WS) + (WA) 25
Economically and socially challenged students (ESCS) 25
Facilities for physically challenged students (PCS) 20
Graduation Outcome (GO) Combined % for placement, higher studies, and entrepreneurship (GPHE) 40 100
Metric for university examinations (GUE) 15
Median Salary 20
Metric for graduating students admitted into top universities (GTOP) 15
Metric for number of PhD students graduated (GPHD) 10
Perception (PR) Peer Perception: Employers and research investors (PREMP) 25 100
Peer perception: Academics (PRACD) 25
Public perception (PRPUB) 25
Competitiveness (PRCMP) 25
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Top Universities in India 2023 as per NIRF Ranking

Candidates can check the list of top 100 universities in India based on the NIRF Ranking 2023 in the table below:

Name of the University

NIRF Ranking 2023

NIRF Ranking 2022

NIRF Ranking 2021

NIRF Ranking 2020

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

1

1

1

1

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

2

2

2

2

Jamia Milia Islamia

3

3

6

10

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

4

8

5

Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi

 5

6

3

3

Manipal Academy of Higher Education-Manipal

 6

8

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore

7

5

4

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore  8 9 13  16

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

 9

11

10 

 17

University of Hyderabad (UoH), Hyderabad

 10

10 

9

6

University of Delhi

 11

13 

12

 11

Calcutta University

12

8

4

7

Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences

 13

26 

 29

 42

Anna University

 14

21 

16

 12

Siksha`O`Anusandhan University

 15

16

 20

 20

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology

 16

20 

 21

 24

Homi Bhabha National Institute

 17

17 

18

 14

SRM Institute of Science and Technology

 18

19 

 30

 35

Savitribai Phule Pune University

19

12 

11

 9

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani

 20

18 

17

 15

Bharathiar University

 21

15 

14

 13

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

 22

31 

 26

 31

Institute of Chemical Technology

23

14 

15

 18

Kerala University

 24

40 

 27

 23

Panjab University

 25

25 

 23

 26

Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA)

 26

24 

 22

 25

Chandigarh University

 27

29 

 52

-

Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University

 28

27 

 35

 41

Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Higher Education

 29

35 

 50

72

Alagappa University

 30

28 

 33

 36

Mahatma Gandhi University

31 

30 

 31

 30

Symbiosis International University

 32

32 

 38

 43

University of Kashmir

 33

53 

 48

 48

JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research

 34

34 

 34

 33

Amity University

 35

23 

 25

 37

Osmania University

36

22 

 32

 29

Cochin University of Science and Technology

 37

41 

 44

 62

Lovely Professional University

 38

47 

 62

78

Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences

 39

54 

 61

61

Delhi Technological University

 40

38 

 42

 45

Bharathidasan University

 41

57 

 57

 53

Babasheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University

 42

55 

 65

-

Andhra University

 43

36 

 24

 19

Mysore University

44

33 

19

 27

King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

 45

50 

 39

 32

Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth Pune

 46

42 

 49

46

SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

 47

51 

 55

 57

Guru Nanak Dev University

 48

44 

 53

 51

Jamia Hamdard

 49

46 

 41

 21

University of Madras

 50

39 

 28

 22

Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

 51

43 

 40

 39

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies

 52

65 

 100

-

Madurai Kamraj University

 53

52 

 63

 60

Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

54

-

-

-

Graphic Era University

 55

 74

 98

97

Mumbai University

 56

45 

 71

 65

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research

 57

48 

 47

 28

Banasthali Vidyapith

 58

49 

 35

 55

Periyar University

 59

63 

 73

 83

Sri Venkateswara University

 60

67 

 54

 38

Gujarat University

 61

58 

 43

44

Shiv Nadar University

 62

61 

 56

 56

University of Jammu

63

56 

 66

 52

Visvesvaraya Technological University

 63

 72

 82

80

NITTE University, Mangalore

 65

 75

77

 74

Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research

 66

62 

 51

59

Christ University

 67

71

-

-

Jain University, Bangalore

 68

 79

 99

-

Tezpur University

69

59 

 46

 40

Calicut University

 70

69 

 60

 54

Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi

 71

 99

 86

 66

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tamil Nadu

72

-

-

-

Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences

 73

 96

 89

-

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

74 

 77

 79

 95

Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology and Research

 75

 95

 97

-

Mizoram University

 76

78

-

-

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Mahatma Gandhi Medical College Campus

 77

70 

 80

 88

Maharishi Markandeshwar

 78

91

-

-

G.B. Pant Universtiy of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar

79

-

-

-

North Eastern Hill University

 80

66 

 59

 49

Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science & Higher Education for Women

 81

 84

75

-

Chettinad Academy of Research and Education

 82

 93

 92

98

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli

 83

 80

 70

 -

International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad

84

 

 

 

Yenepoya University

85 

97

-

-

The University of Burdwan

86 

 87

 85

 92

Sharda University, Greater Noida

87

-

-

-

Gauhati University

88

37 

 45

 47

Central University of Tamil Nadu

 89

85

 

 

University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore

90

-

-

-

Bharati Vidyapeeth

 91

 76

 68

 63

M. G. R. Educational and Research Institute

 92

100

 -

 -

Utkal University

 93

 90

 87

96

Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon

94

-

-

-

Netaji Subhas University of Technology (NSUT), Delhi

95

-

-

-

Maharshi Dayanand University

 96

 94

 78

 76

Visva Bharati

 97

 98

 64

 50

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

 98

60 

37

 34

Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Haryana

99

-

-

-

Central University of Punjab

 100

 82

 84

 87

Candidates can go through the list of top universities & colleges in India 2023 by clicking the links below:

Q:   What is the rank of IISc Bangalore?

A:

The NIRF 2024 has ranked the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore under different categories such as University, Overall, and Others. Below are the rankings of IISc Bangalore by various ranking organisations:

Ranking Body

Category

Ranking

QS World University Rankings 2024

University

211

NIRF Rankings 2023

University

1 the latest

NIRF Rankings 2023

Overall

2 the latest

QS World University Rankings 2023

World

155

Q:   What is the rank of AMU for BTech?

A:

AMU is considered as one of the top Engineering institutes with an annual fee as low as around INR 15,690. Professors in the electrical department are very knowledgeable. Talking about the AMU ranking, the university has been ranked 32 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2023 under the Engineering category. Aligarh Muslim University is also ranked 9th by the India Today and NIRF 2023 under the Architecture category. 

Q:   What is the ranking of MG University?

A:

Mahatma Gandhi University, one of the major Universities in Kerala, is a premier educational institution in India. Mahatma Gandhi University has been ranked by many prestigious ranking bodies on national and international levels. Tabulated below is the list of ranks awarded to Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala:

Ranking Body

Category

Rankings

NIRF 2023

University

31

NIRF 2023

Overall

52

QS World University Ranking 2024Southern Asia90

Times Higher Education 2024

World University

501-600

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Top Engineering Colleges in India Top Medical Colleges in India

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Top Universities in India

Candidates can find the list of top colleges/ Universities/ Institutes in India in the table given below:

Q:   What is the rank required for WBJEE at Calcutta University?

A:

Calcutta University WBJEE cut off 2023 was concluded after the release of the Mop-Up Seat Allotment Result for admission to the BTech course. As per the Calcutta University cut off 2023, the last round closing rank for the BTech course ranged between 1207 and 27788 for the General All India category students. Analysing the last round cutoff data, BTech in Computer Science and Technology turned out to be the most competitive specialisation at Kolkata University. 

Considering the WBJEE cutoff 2023, candidates seeking admisison to Calcutta University BTech programme must secure a rank between 753 and 27788 (for General category). 

Q:   How much rank do you need to get a seat in SV University?

A:

To get a seat in SV University in BTech, candidates must have Andhra Pradesh EAMCET score. Candidates must secure a valid rank for admission. Find below Andhra Pradesh EAMCET Last Round Closing Rank (General-All India) for the year 2023:

Course2023
BTech in Chemical Engineering22141
BTech in Civil Engineering16094
BTech in Electronics and Communication Engineering20484
BTech in Mechanical Engineering & Industrial Engineering8312
BTech in Computer Science and Engineering6786
B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Artificial Intelligence)9975

Q:   Is KGMU Lucknow ranked?

A:

Yes, KGMU Lucknow is ranked by various ranking bodies such as NIRF and others. A few of the important King George Medical College Lucknow (KGMU) rankings are mentioned in the table given below:

Ranking BodyRanks

NIRF 2023 under the Medical category

12
NIRF 2023 under the University category45
NIRF 2023 under the Overall category77
NIRF 2022 for Dental5
NIRF 2022 for Medicine & Health Sciences11
NIRF 2022 under the University category50
NIRF 2022 under the Overall category75
India Today 2021 for Dental2
The Week 2021 for Dental2

Q:   Can I get admission in KGMU - King George's Medical University in BDS if my rank is between 25000 and 30000?

A:

For last year, the closing rank for Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) was 25581 which is very close to this range. This was for the General category under All India quota. Unless the candidate belongs to some other category or domicile, one cannot afford to score less than this. With this rank, there is a probability of getting admission however since, the cut offs keep changing year on year, it is advisable to try to score better ranks to increase your chances of getting admission to KGMU - King George's Medical University.

Q:   What is the rank of BHU in the world?

A:

Globally, it is one of the best ranked universities present in India. The university is ranked 1001-1200 by the QS World University Rankings 2024. For 2023, the university was ranked 501-550 by the QS WUR Ranking By Subject, 601+ by the QS Sustainability Ranking, 37 by the Asian University Rankings - Southern Asia category. The university is also ranked 34 by the Asian University Rankings - Southern Asia category 2024, 981-1000 by the QS Sustainability Ranking 2024, and others. 

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FAQs Related to Top Universities in India 2023

Q. Which are the top universities in India as per NIRF ranking 2023?

A. As per NIRF rankings 2023 top universities in India are

  • Indian Institute of Science
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Jamia Millia Islamia

Q. What are the NIRF rankings parameter?

A. NIRF rankings 2023 parameters are

  • Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR)
  • Research and Professional Practice (RP)
  • Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)
  • Graduation Outcome (GO)
  • Perception (PR)

Q. What are the total marks assigned for each NIRF parameters?

A. Total 100 marks are assigned for each NIRF parameters. NIRF selects universities every year on the basis of a number of parameters. Each parameter has a certain weightage and universities are evaluated out of a total score of 500.

Q. Which are the top 5 universities in India as per NIRF ranking 2023?

A. The top five universities in India as per NIRF rankings 2023 are as follows:

  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
  • Jamia Milia Islamia
  • Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi  

Q. Which are the top 10 universities in India as per NIRF ranking 2023?

A. The top ten universities in India as per NIRF rankings 2023 are as follows:

  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
  • Jamia Milia Islamia
  • Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education-Manipal
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
  • Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • University of Hyderabad (UoH), Hyderabad

Q. Which are the top 20 universities in India as per NIRF ranking 2023?

A. The top 20 universities in India as per NIRF ranking 2023 are as follows:

  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
  • Jamia Milia Islamia
  • Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education-Manipal
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
  • Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • University of Hyderabad (UoH), Hyderabad
  • University of Delhi
  • Calcutta University
  • Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences
  • Anna University
  • Siksha`O`Anusandhan University
  • Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
  • Homi Bhabha National Institute
  • SRM Institute of Science and Technology
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University
  • Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani

Q. What are the NIRF ranking criteria for Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR)?

A. The NIRF ranking criteria for Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR) are as follows:

  • Student Strength including doctoral students (SS)
  • Faculty-student ratio with emphasis on permanent faculty (FSR)
  • Combined metric for faculty with PhD (or equivalent) and experience (FQE)
  • Total budget and its utilisation (CBTU)

Q. What are the NIRF ranking criteria for Research and Professional Practice (RP)?

A. The NIRF ranking criteria for Research and Professional Practice (RP) are as follows:

  • Combined metric for publications (PU)
  • Combined metric for quality of publications (QP)
  • IPR and patents: Filed, published, granted and licensed (IPR)
  • Footprint of projects and professional practice and executive development programmes (FPPP)

Q. What are the NIRF ranking criteria for Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)?

A. The NIRF ranking criteria for Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) are as follows:

  • Percentage of students from other states/ countries [Region Diversity (RD)]
  • Percentage of women (WF) + (WS) + (WA)
  • Economically and socially challenged students (ESCS)
  • Facilities for physically challenged students (PCS)

Q. What are the NIRF ranking criteria for Graduation Outcome (GO)?

A. The NIRF ranking criteria for Graduation Outcome (GO) are as follows:

  • Combined % for placement, higher studies, and entrepreneurship (GPHE)
  • Metric for university examinations (GUE)
  • Median Salary
  • Metric for graduating students admitted into top universities (GTOP)

Q. What are the NIRF ranking criteria for Perception (PR)?

A. The NIRF ranking criteria for Perception (PR) are as follows:

  • Peer Perception: Employers and research investors (PREMP)
  • Peer perception: Academics (PRACD)
  • Public perception (PRPUB)
  • Competitiveness (PRCMP)
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Anita Yadav

6 months ago

quantum university has placed 95% of the students in my college, there were lots of companies that visited, like Byju's, Upgrade, Quick Heal, etc. In this year, INR 18 Lacs per annum is the highest package, and over all, INR 33.5 Lacs per annum is the highest package in this college. Internships are

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Anita Yadav

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quantum university has placed 95% of the students in my college, there were lots of companies that visited, like Byju's, Upgrade, Quick Heal, etc. In this year, INR 18 Lacs per annum is the highest package, and over all, INR 33.5 Lacs per annum is the highest package in this college. Internships are

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Nutan Yadav

7 months ago

Quantum University located in Roorkee is one of the finest educational institution . University offers many undergraduates and post graduates programs at a very affordable price. The infrastructure of the campus is praiseworthy and what I like most is discipline which is very important. The faculty

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This type of ranking is very useful for students and parents to choose best college before joining.NIT Tiruchirapalli bagged 9 th position in the list of top 10 where my son is pursuing PhD in engineering thereby we are happy to see that our son got admission in top nit college

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