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NIRF list 2018: IISc Bangalore best varsity; Miranda House on top among colleges

SNS | New Delhi |

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has adjudged the Indian Institute of Science of Bangalore (IISc) as the best university in India. The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) sealed the second place, followed by the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) at the third spot.

Jawaharlal Nehru University has moved one spot from last year to be placed at second position this year in the annual national rankings, released by the HRD Ministry.

Seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) also made it among the top 10. Hyderabad University, ranked fourth last year, has slipped to seventh, and Jamia Millia Islamia, which was at 83rd position, has shot up to 20th.

Delhi University’s Miranda House has been adjudged best college in the country, followed by Chennai’s Loyola College. Five other DU colleges have made it to the top 10 in the list of colleges.

The results of the second edition of the domestic ranking under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) were announced by Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. Unlike last year, the ranking was released under six categories this time: Overall, colleges, universities, management, engineering and pharmacy.

(With agency inputs)