The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is a methodology adopted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to rank institutions of higher education in India. About 4000 institutions participate every year in the rankings. The ranking parameters are;

  • Teaching, Learning and Resources (30%)
  • Research and Professional Practices (30%)
  • Graduation Outcomes (20%)
  • Outreach and Inclusivity (10%)
  • Perception (10%)

4th Best University in India by NIRF 2020 Rankings

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has emerged as the fourth best university in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2020 for Indian Universities.

Amrita has been adjudged as one of the "Top 10 Universities in India" for the fourth consecutive year. In the overall category, Amrita secured 13th place moving up two places from last year's position.

Amrita School of Medicine, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi has ranked 7th Best in India as per the NIRF Rankings 2020.

The list of the best universities are prepared based on various parameters such as teaching, learning & resources, research & professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach & inclusivity, placement records and perception.

The category-wise list of rankings is posted online:
University | Medical | Overall | Dental | Pharmacy | Engineering


Amrita Ranked 4th Best University in India: NIRF India Ranking 2020

Category-wise Summary


4 th
7 th
13 th
15 th
20 th
13 th

Previous Years Indicators

Category 2019 2018 2017
University  8 8 9
Medical  5 - -
Pharmacy  15 - -
Overall  15 15 16
Certificate India Rankings 2019⇓ India Rankings 2018⇓ India Rankings 2017⇓
NIRF Ranking Certificate 2019
NIRF Ranking Certificate 2018
NIRF Ranking Certificate 2017

Score Card

NIRF Ranking


Teaching, Learning & Resources

Score: 69.65


Research and Professional Practice

Score: 52.11


Graduation Outcomes

Score: 73.66


Outreach and Inclusivity

Score: 65.83




Score: 44.33

Contact Us

Dr. Raghu Raman
Amrita Center for Accreditations, Rankings and Eminence (Amrita CARE)
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India.