DU Colleges Ranking 2018
Apratim Chatterjee, 29 Jun 2018, #DU

DU Colleges Ranking 2018 – The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) administered by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), has announced DU 2018 Colleges Ranking. The NIRF Ranking of DU Colleges enlists the affiliated colleges of the University of Delhi as per their scores calculated by the methodology adopted by NIRF.
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DU Colleges Ranking 2018: NIRF Methodology

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has ranked the Delhi Colleges based on the following parameters –

  1. Teaching, Learning and Resources

  2. Research and Professional Practice

  3. Graduation Outcomes

  4. Outreach and Inclusivity

  5. Perception

DU Colleges Ranking 2018: How NIRF ranks colleges of Delhi University

The DU 2018 College Rankings have been carried out considering the following elements under every parameter.



Teaching, Learning and Resources

  • Student strength including doctoral students

  • Faculty-student ratio with emphasis on permanent faculty

  • Combined metric for Faculty with PhD (or equivalent) and Experience

  • Total budget and its utilisations

Research and Professional Practice

  • Combined metric for publications

  • Combined metric for quality of publications

  • IPR and Patents: Filed, Published, Granted and Licensed

  • Footprint of projects and professional practice and Executive Development Programs

Graduation Outcomes

  • Combined percentage for Placement, Higher Studies, and Entrepreneurship

  • Metric for University Examinations

  • Median Salary

  • Metric for Graduating students admitted into Top Universities

  • Metric for Number of PhD Students Graduated

Outreach and Inclusivity

  • Per cent students from other states/countries

  • Percentage of women

  • Economically and Socially Challenged Students

  • Facilities for Physically Challenged Students


  • Peer Perception: Employers and Research Investors

  • Peer Perception: Academics

  • Public Perception

  • Competitiveness

 DU Colleges 2018 Ranking

The MHRD NIRF 2018 body has ranked as many as 11 DU Colleges.


While Miranda House bagged AIR 1 as per the NIRF 2018 Rankings with a score of 69.38, Shri Ram College of Commerce has grabbed the third position with a NIRF Score of 67.18 and Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College (AIR 5), scoring 60.68 as per the NIRF 2018 scores.


Lady Shri Ram College for Women and Dyal Singh College have secured the seventh and eighth positions across Indian top colleges securing 58.28 and 58.22, respectively.


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