Top 10 List of Colleges in India 2021

Every year colleges got ranked in India, based on the yearly performance put forth by the particular college. Ministry of Human Resource Development i.e., “MHRD” launched a framework or a method by the name National Institutional Ranking Framework i.e., “NIRFon 29 September 2015.

List of colleges

NIRF ranks colleges based on the data acquired throughout the year. Then the collected data is processed according to the parameters set by the framework. Parameters like TLR, RPC, GO, OI, PR.

  • TLR (Teaching, Learning, & Resources)
  • RPC (Research, Professional practice, & Collaborative performance)
  • GO (Graduation Outcome)
  • OI (Outreach & Inclusivity)
  • PR (Perception)

The following list includes information about the Top 10 list of colleges, whose most recent ranking was done by NIRF in the year 2020, followed by college rankings in the years 2019, 2018, and 2017.

  • Miranda House
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women
  • Hindu College
  • Stephen’s College
  • Presidency College
  • Loyola College
  • Xavier’s College
  • Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira
  • Hans Raj College
  • PSGR Krishnammal College for Women
  • Rama Krishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College

Top 10 List of Colleges in India:

The following article contains details about the top 10 list of colleges in India. The top 10 list of colleges is based on the NIRF ranking report of 2020.

1)  Miranda House:

Miranda-House

From 2017 Miranda House (Government/Public) is consistently on top of the NIRF ranking, the year 2020 was no exception. It’s an all-women’s college started on 7 March 1948 by Maurice Gwyerand. The college operates under Delhi University.

Around 45 courses are offered in 5 streams at Miranda House.

Approved by UGC.

Courses are offered in Humanities, Basic Science, & Social Science at both UG & PG levels.

 

Location: – New Delhi, Delhi.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
1 1 1 1

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
79.15 58.22 85.65 76.40 77.87

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2)   Lady Shri Ram College for Women:

Lady Shri Ram College for Women i.e., LSR (Govt.) consistently showing growth as far as the NIRF ranking is concerned. The college ranked 2nd in 2020 ranking. LSR is also an all-women’s college just like Miranda House. The college was founded in the year 1956 and comes under Delhi University.

Approved by UGC.

Courses are offered in Mass Communication, Journalism, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Political Science, Statistics, Sanskrit, Sociology, etc. at both UG & PG levels.

Location: – New Delhi, Delhi.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
2 5 8 7

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
74.77 10.88 95.54 75.11 91.38

3)   Hindu College:

Hindu-College

Hindu College (Govt./Public) ranked 3rd in the NIRF ranking of the year 2020. Though it dropped from 2nd rank compare to 2019 but maintaining in top 5. The college was founded in the year 1899 by Shri Krishna Dassji Gurwale. The college operates under Delhi University. Approved by UGC.

40 courses are offered in 4 streams.

Courses are offered in Political Science, Statistics, Sanskrit, Sociology along with economics and philosophy at both UG & PG levels.

Location: – New Delhi, Delhi.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
3 2 4

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
72.43 27.41 86.77 75.03 81.68

4)   St. Stephen’s College:

ATTACHMENT DETAILS St.-Stephens-College-Delhi

St. Stephen’s College maintained its 4th spot in NIRF ranking 2020, although it dropped from rank 2 in the past 3 years. It still one of the top colleges as per NIRF ranking. The college was founded on 1st February 1881 by Samuel Scott Allnutt. The college was affiliated with 3 universities i.e., Calcutta University, Punjab University, & Delhi University.

It offers around 24 courses related to the fields like; Science, Arts, Management, and Vocational courses.

Courses are offered at the diploma to UG & PG levels.

Location: – New Delhi, Delhi.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
4 4 2

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
77.03 24.86 73.89 68.80 97.78

5)   Presidency College:

ATTACHMENT DETAILS Chennai_Presidency_College

Presidency College (Govt.) acquired 5th spot in NIRF ranking 2020. It dropped from 3rd spot since 2019. Presidency College was founded on 15 October 1840. The college is affiliated with the University of Madras. Approved by AICTE & NAAC.

Courses are offered in Science, Arts, & Commerce stream, from high school up to UG & PG levels along with physical education courses.

Location: – Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
5 3 5

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
73.11 95.83 53.31 50.49 69.02

6)   Loyola College:

Loyola_College_Chennai

Loyola College maintained its 6th spot for three consecutive years after dropping from rank 2 in 2018. The college was founded in the year 1925 by the society of Jesus (Jesuits). It is affiliated with the University of Madras, but in the month of July 1978, it became autonomous.

Approved by NAAC & honored as “college of excellence” by University Grant Commission.

Courses are offered in Science, Arts, & Commerce stream at UG level, PG levels, up to Ph.D. and M. Phil.

Location: – Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
6 6 6 2

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
64.59 91.70 54.97 47.02 100.00

7)   St. Xavier’s College:

St.-Xaviers-College-Kolkata-West-Benga

St. Xavier’s College rose 3 steps up to rank 7 in NIRF 2020 ranking. The college was founded on 16 January 1860 by Jesuits (Society of Jesus). It was named after a 16th-century Spanish Saint Francis Xavier.

It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta and approved by UGC. The college offers courses in the field of Science, Arts, Commerce, & Business Management.

Courses are offered at diploma level, UG level, & PG level.

Location: – Kolkata, West Bengal.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
7 10 6

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
66.43 40.28 82.69 55.81 87.26

7)   Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira:

ATTACHMENT DETAILS Ramakrishna-Mission-Vidyamandira

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira improved its NIRF ranking when compared to 2 years before 2020. It ranked 7th in 2020. The college was founded by Ramakrishna Mission in the year 1941. The name Vidyamandira was taken from the suggestion given by Swami Vivekananda around 1898. It is an all-boys college.

Accredited by NAAC and affiliated with the University of Calcutta.

Courses are offered in Arts and Science stream at both UG (14 disciplines) & PG levels (5 disciplines).

Location: – Howrah, West Bengal.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
7 11 9

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
79.96 37.48 91.42 29.09 42.30

8)   Hansraj College:

Hans_Raj_College

Hansraj College ranked in the 2020 NIRF ranking table. Consistently maintain its spot from last 2 years. It was founded on 26 July 1948 by the DAV College Managing Committee. It was named after Mahatma Hansraj.

The college is affiliated with the University of Delhi.

The college offers language courses like Spanish, German, and French along with Science, Arts, & Commerce courses which are offered at both UG & PG levels.

Location: – New Delhi, Delhi.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
9 9

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
70.86 23.84 82.07 77.29 70.57

9)   PSGR Krishnammal College for Women:

PSGR Krishnammal College for Women makes it to the 10th spot in the NIRF ranking 2020. The college made it to the top 10 list after a gap of 2 years. It was founded in the year 1963 by Smt. Chandrakanthi Govindarajulu & Sri. G.R. Govindarajulu. It’s a women’s college.

Accredited by NAAC & UGC. PSGRKCW is affiliated with Bharathiar University (Coimbatore).

Courses are offered at both UG & PG levels in Commerce, Arts, & Science stream.

Location: – Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
10 14

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
74.29 33.44 84.24 62.39 45.89

10)   Rama Krishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College:

Ramakrishna_Mission_Vivekananda_Centenary_College_Rahara

Rama Krishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College ranked 11th in 2020 NIRF ranking. It slipped from 8th rank (2019). Established in July 1963 by Ramakrishna Mission.

Affiliated by West Bengal State University. Approved by UGC.

The college offers 11 courses in 1 stream at UG & PG levels.

Location: – Rahara, West Bengal.

Ranking of last 4 years

2020 2019 2018 2017
11 8

 

2020 Ranking parameter scoring out of 100:

TLR RPC GO OI Perception
76.93 25.59 98.76 27.27 45.54

Total Number of colleges in India:

Around 39930 colleges are currently operating all over India. it includes government colleges and private colleges. These institutions are run by the central government, state government, and private bodies. Free Links Directory

 

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