The National Ranking Framework issued by the Union Ministry for Human Resourse Development gives ranks to various universities and colleges after their performances and quality of education. Jawaharlal Nehru University was ranked second amongst the list. Delhi University hits the eighth rank in the list whereas Jamia Millia Islamia at 12th. Among the engineering institutions, IIT Delhi was ranked fourth. Jamia Hamdard, Delhi topped the list amongst pharmacy category.
In the list of top 100 colleges in India, DU gets its 6 colleges in the list. Delhi University colleges such as Miranda House, Shri Ram College of Commerce, Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma, Lady Shri Ram, Dayal Singh and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya were amongst the top 10 colleges. Other known colleges like St. Stephens and Hindu were found missing from the list. Five other DU colleges in the top 100’s were, Keshav Mahavidyalya ranking 15th, Acharya Narendra Dev at 20th, Ramanujan at 33rd rank, Shaheed Bhagat Singh- Evening College at 34 and SGND Khalsa College at 44th rank.
It is also being said that DU colleges have got the ranking on the basis of NAAC (National Accreditation and Assessment Council) reviews.
In the list of top 100 colleges in India, Delhi Technological University, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University were also present.
In the category of Institutions of Higher Education, IIT Delhi ranks 5th , JNU at 6th and DU at 15th.
With the JNU’s success and ranking, Vice-Chancellor of the University, Jagadesh Kumar said “JNU stands tall again with its focus on academic excellence.”
Kirori Mal College officiating principal, Dinesh Khattar said, “We were busy with our National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) inspection when we had to apply for the ranking. Next year we will surely apply as we already have a good NAAC score.”
Officiating principal of Ramjas College, PC Tulsiyan, said, “I was not in college during that time, but next year we will definitely apply.”