AMU, Jamia Millia Islamia Make It to the List of India’s Top 20 Universities



Aligarh Muslim University

Jamia Hamdard Delhi has topped in the pharmacy college but gets 31 rank in overall category.

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NEW DELHI — In National Institutional Ranking Framework, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) – two prominent universities were established by Muslim leaders – are among India’s top 20 universities.

According to the Ministry of Human Resource Development 2019 ranking released on Monday by the President of India Ramnath Kovind, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) ranked 18th and Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) 19th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Overall Ranking.

This is the 4th edition of NIRF Rankings by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The first NIRF ranks were released in the year 2016. The NIRF was approved by the MHRD and launched by Minister of HRD in 2015.

The NIRF rankings were for a total of 9 categories – Overall, Universities, Engineering, Colleges, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, and Law. The NIRF India Rankings 2019 for each category will also be released on the official website –

Jamia Hamdard Delhi has topped in the pharmacy college but gets 31 rank in overall category.

In Universities ranking, the NIRF 2019 Rank of AMU is 11 and Jamia Millia Islamia is 12. Jamia Hamdard university ranking is 18.

AMU is also ranked 13th best in the ranking of Medical Institutions. The rank of Jamia Hamdard in this category is 15.

In Engineering, the rank of Jamia Millia Islamia is 27 and that of AMU is 40. In Management category, Jamia Millia Islamia has ranked 34 and AMU has ranked 59. On the other hand, in Law Jamia Millia Islamia is 8th best in India.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras tops the list of higher education institutes in the list followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Benaras Hindu University (BHU). Seven IITs are among the education ministry’s overall national ranking of higher institutes.


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