NIRF Rankings 2020 : 12 Delhi University Colleges Among Country’s Top 20

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As per the NIRF ranking released on 11th June 2020, Delhi University’s Miranda House has topped the list of best colleges in India for the fourth time in a row. 5 Delhi University colleges are among the top 10 colleges, 12 colleges among the top 20 colleges, and 29 colleges in the top 100 colleges across the country as per the ranking.

Delhi University has moved up to the 11th position his year in the university ranking. It had earned the 13th position and seventh position in 2019 and 2018, respectively. Also, there was a slight improvement in its overall ranking as well. It moved up from 20th position last year to 18th position this year. It was placed 14th in 2018.

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Delhi was a destination to the maximum number of ‘best’ colleges last year as well. Lady Shri Ram College for Women and Hindu college secured second and third positions, respectively. St. Stephen’s College came fourth while Hansraj College secured the ninth position.

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The other colleges in the top list are Presidency College (5), Loyola College (6), St. Xavier`s College (7), Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Kolkata (8) and PSGR Krishnammal College for Women (10).

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The list of other colleges that are ranked in the top 20 are as follows –

Rank 12: Shri Ram College of Commerce

Rank 13: Atma Ram Sanatan Dharm College

Rank 14: Sri Venkateswara College

Rank 15: Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College

Rank 16: Gargi College

Rank 18: Acharya Narendra Dev College

Rank 19: Kirori Mal College

Besides these, there are 17 more colleges of DU that have featured in the top 100 list.

Rank 21: Dyal Singh College

Rank 26: Daulat Ram College

Rank 30: Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College

Rank 32: Lady Irwin College

Rank 35: Maitreyi College

Rank 37: Jesus & Mary College

Rank 43: Indraprastha College for Women

Rank 43: Kamala Nehru College

Rank 45: Maharaja Agrasen College

Rank 51: Shivaji College

Rank 57: Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies

Rank 61: Ramanujan College

Rank 67: Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women

Rank 69: Shyam Lal College

Rank 71: Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce

Rank 77: Keshav Mahavidyalaya

Rank 96: Deshbandhu College

Last year, Hindu College was ranked second. St. Stephens’s, Lady Sri Ram College for Women, Shri Ram College of Commerce, and Hansraj College had bagged the fourth, fifth, seventh, and ninth spots respectively. Apart from that, 22 colleges had featured in the top 100 colleges list last year– 7 less than this year.

For more details regarding the ranking, click on the following link.

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Apoorva Iyer
Apoorva Iyer is a student of B.A Political Science (Hons.) at Deshbandhu College, Delhi University.

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