NIRF India Ranking 2017: Six DU Colleges in Top 10

Apr 2017 Source: MOTACHASHMA

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NIRF Ranking of the colleges for the year 2017 has been released by the Union Minister of Human Resource, Mr Prakash Javadekar. As per the India Rankings, Miranda House (located in Delhi) is the best college in India, followed by Loyola College (located in Chennai). Six colleges of Delhi University are in the top ten ranking. A total of 2,995 institutions has participated in NIRF India Ranking this year in which there were 637 General Degree Colleges.

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on 3 April released 'India Ranking 2017'. This is India’s second Ranking of the Indian Colleges. The Minister on this occasion also announced that government will maintain more help to provide quality education to the institutions.

NIRF India Ranking 2017 Parameters

The parameters used for the Ranking 2017 are almost similar to those used last year. However, at the level of the details, some of the sub parameters have been modified for a more efficient system of the rankings such as this year, the percentile metric has been replaced by the more discriminating metric.

As per the experts saying, the list of the ranking of the institutes has been prepared to extensive inspection for consistency and correctness by a team of experts.

What has the HRD Union Minister to say?


NIRF India Ranking 2017 Announcement

  • This ranking is meant to have the beginning of a fair competition among the institutions for achieving excellence in their efforts. This has recorded success beyond any doubt and is bound to march ahead.
  • The Minister said so far no one has raised fingers on the ranking charted out by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) working under his Ministry.
  • He said besides institutions now parents and students will also have worth information’s about the ranking and quality of a particular university, college or vocational institution. This has led to the global scaling up of our credentials.

NIRF Ranking 2017 - List of Top 10 Colleges of India

The list of the top 10 colleges of India which is released by the Union Minister of Human Resource, Mr Prakash Javadekar on 3 April 2017 is given in the table below. The readers are suggested to have a look at the table given below. The Miranda House of Delhi holds the number one position in the list of the colleges.

Top colleges of India


List of Top Colleges of India


Miranda House, Delhi, Delhi


Loyola College, District Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi, Delhi


Bishop Heber College, District Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu


Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, New Delhi, Delhi


St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, West Bengal


Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi, Delhi


Dyal Singh College, Delhi, Delhi


Deen Dayal Upadhyay College, New Delhi, Delhi


The Women’s Christian College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Top Delhi Colleges Missing from NIRF India Ranking List

Some of the best Collges of Delhi such as St. Stephens, Hindu etc are missing from 'India Ranking 2017' list  because they did not apply to be considered for the rankings. The colleges that did not apply for National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking

  • St Stephen’s
  • Hindu
  • Sri Venkateswara
  • Ramjas
  • St. Stephens
  • Hindu
  • Hansraj
  • Kirori Mal
  • Jesus and Mary
  • Kamala Nehru
  • Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa
  • Daulat Ram College and Gargi.

DU Colleges List for DU Admissions 2017


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