NIRF Rankings 2023: JNU Ranking

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Established in 1969, Jawaharlal Nehru University is a public university which was established by an act of parliament. It is named after the first prime minister of India – Jawaharlal Nehru. The university is popular among students for its emphasis on research in the fields of Social Science and Applied Science. JNU has been placed among the top universities by various rankings like Outlook, NIRF, QS University Ranking, etc. In the recently released NIRF ranking 2023, JNU has bagged the 2nd rank in the university category and 10th in the overall category consecutively from the last 3 years showing consistency in delivering quality-driven education. Here’s everything you need to know about JNU: NIRF ranking. 

Year Ranking Agencies  Rank
2023 Times Higher Education Ranking 601-800th
2023 NIRF 10th rank in the overall category
2023 QS World University Ranking 601-650
2023 THE WEEK Hansa Research Survey  1st rank amongst the top Indian universities 

JNU NIRF Ranking 2023

jnu nirf ranking

Approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, NIRF is a ranking organisation that ranks various universities and educational institutions all across India by gauging them on various parameters. These parameters involve graduation outcomes, teaching, research and professional practices, learning and resources, peer participation and outreach & inclusivity. The table below represents the JNU NIRF ranking for the year 2023:

Year Ranking Agency Category Ranking
2023 NIRF Universities  2nd among the top 100 universities
2023 NIRF Research 18th among the top 50 universities
2023 NIRF Overall 10th among the top 100 universities

The table below represents the scores attained by Jawaharlal Nehru University in various parameters under the university category: 

Parameters  Score
Outreach and Inclusivity (OI) 73.54
Research and Professional Activities (RPC) 46.56
Graduation Outcomes  (GO) 94.89
Perception 65.51
Teaching Learning and Resources (TLR) 73.55
Overall Score  68.92

JNU has managed to consistently maintain 2nd rank in NIRF rankings in the last few years. The table below represents the JNU NIRF Rankings of JNU for the last 5 years: 

Year Rank Overall Score
2019 2 68.68
2020 2 70.16
2021 2 67.99
2022 2 68.47
2023 2 68.92

Mentioned below is the list of top 10 universities in the Unversity category as per the NIRF Rankings 2023:

Rank University Name  Score
1 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore 83.16
2 Jawaharlal Nehru University 68.92
3 Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi 67.73
4 Jadavpur University 66.07
5 Banaras Hindu University 65.85
6 Manipal Academy of Higher Education – Manipal 64.98
7 Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham  64.67
8 Vellore Institute of Technology 64.33
9 Aligarh Muslim University 63.88
10 University of Hyderabad 62.09

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JNU QS Global Rankings 2023 

jnu nirf ranking

JNU has been placed in the 601-650 rank band by the prestigious QS Global Rankings 2023. The table below represents the rank of JNU in various categories by QS World University Rankings 2023: 

Year Ranking Body  Category Rank
2023 QS Global  Asian University Ranking 119
2023 QS Global WUR by Subject 551 – 600
2023 QS Global World University Ranking  601 – 650
2023 QS Global International Trade Ranking 176 – 200

Mentioned below are the scores attained by JNU in various parameters under the World University Ranking category by QS Rankings 2023: 

Parameters  Scores
Employment Outcomes  12.6
International Students  2
Faculty Student Ratio 16
Academic Reputation 28.2
Employer Reputations  9.6
Citations per Paper 19.7
International Research Network 37.6

The table below represents the top 10 universities of India along with their national and global rank as per the QS World University Rankings 2023: 

University Name  National Rank Global Rank
IISc Bangalore 1 155
IIT Bombay 2 172
IIT Delhi 3 174
IIT Madras 4 250
IIT Kanpur 5 264
IIT Kharagpur 6 270
IIT Roorkee 7 369
IIT Guwahati 8 384
IIT Indore 9 396
University of Delhi 10 521-530

(Source: YouTube – It’s all about JNU)

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JNU NIRF Times Rankings 2023

1500 universities are included in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 from across 93 countries and regions. Times gauges the universities on various parameters – Research, Citations, Teaching, International Outlook and Industrial Income. In Times Rankings 2023, JNU got placed in the 601-800 rank band. The table below represents the rank of JNU under various categories in Times Rankings 2023:

Category Rank
Computer Sciences  601-800
Physical Sciences  801-1000
Arts and Humanities  401-500
World University Rankings  601-800
Life Sciences  501-600
Social Sciences  401-500

The table below contains various scores attained by JNU in various parameters under Times Rankings 2023: 

Parameters Score
International Outlook 19.5
Citations  38.3
Teaching 44.1
Research 23.5
Industrial Income  37.9

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Which is India’s No 1 College NIRF ranking?

Miranda House has bagged the first rank in NIRF Rankings 2023. 

Is JNU a prestigious university?

Yes, JNU holds a reputation for providing quality-driven higher education with a keen focus on research. 

Why is JNU so famous?

JNU is famous for its great faculty and research facilities in the field of Social Science and Applied Sciences.

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