NIRF College Ranking Analysis 2020: LSR jumps to rank 2, Presidency drops to 5

NIRF College Ranking Analysis 2020: LSR jumps to rank 2, Presidency drops to 5
Vishwas Garia | Jun 13, 2020 - 12:03 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Minister for Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has released the NIRF ranking on Thrusday. 12 out of 20 Delhi University colleges have made their mark into the prestigious list and 29 DU colleges are listed on top 100 colleges in India.

Miranda House College bagged the first position with an overall score of 77.23. The college has been able to manage its spot successfully from the last four consecutive years. The second, third and fourth position is secured by Lady Shri Ram College, Hindu College and St. Stephen's College, respectively.

Delhi, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu are the only three states which are able to position their colleges in the top 20 colleges. Delhi leads with a total of 12, followed by Tamil Nadu and West Bengal, both having four colleges in the esteemed list.

Last year, as many as 11 DU Colleges were listed in top 20 colleges in India.

Three colleges of Tamil Nadu are listed in top 10 colleges and three colleges of West Bengal have secured a position in top 15 colleges in India.

LSR jumps to 2nd rank

Some colleges have seen remarkable growth in their rankings. Lady Shri Ram College for Women has jumped from fifth to the second position. In 2018, LSR was ranked in 8th place. The college has made significant improvement from the last three years.

PSGR Krishnammal College for Women has seen an exceptional growth from 22nd to 10th position and entered in the list of top 10 colleges. Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira has moved from 11th to 7th position.

Few other colleges which have gained their positions are St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, Sri Venkateswara College, Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, P.D. Patel Institute of Applied Sciences, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Sri Krishna Arts and Science College and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College.

Presidency dips to 5th position

However, some colleges have also seen some dip in their rankings. Presidency College, Chennai slipped from 3rd position to 5th position. Madras Christian College saw a dip in its ranking from 13th to 17th position. Hindu College has moved from 2nd to 3rd position.

While most of the Delhi University colleges have performed very well, Lady Irwin College has lost its position by a difference of 11 rank. Last year, the college was ranked 21, which has now shifted to the 32nd position. Kirori Mal College has also dropped from 18th to 19th position.

Among other colleges who have lost their rankings are Acharya Narayan Dev College, Thiagarajar College, Ethiraj College for Women, Indraprastha College for Women and Gargi College.

Top 20 Colleges in India

College Names

NIRF Ranking 2020

NIRF Ranking 2019

Miranda House

1

1

Lady Shri Ram College for Women

2

5

Hindu College

3

2


St. Stephen's College

4

4

Presidency College, Chennai

5

3

Loyola College

6

6

St. Xavier’s College

7

10

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira

8

11


Hans Raj College

9

9

PSGR Krishnammal College for Women

10

22

RamaKrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College

11

9


Shri Ram College of Commerce

12

7

Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College

13

14

Sri Venkateswara College

14

19

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College

15

16


Gargi College

16

13

Madras Christian College

17

13


Acharya Narendra Dev College

18

24


Kirori Mal College

19

18


Ramakrishna Mission Residential College

20

15

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