Six of India’s Top 10 Colleges (For 2017) are in Delhi

The capital of India- Delhi is one of the most loved cities when it comes to education. Most of the student from across India use to shift to the city to gain higher education. Recently Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has released the list of 100 top colleges in India, out of which in top 10 of the list have 6 colleges from Delhi. From Miranda to Lady Shri Ram, all have been ranked amongst the top 10 colleges in India. Not only the colleges but 2 of the Universities of Delhi have also been ranked under the top 10 universities in India.

Top Colleges in Delhi

Being the capital of the country, Delhi attracts a lot of crowd from across the World. Along with South of India, students also prefer Delhi for their higher studies as it gives ample of opportunities to the candidates. Here are the 6 colleges that have topped the list of MHRD from Delhi.

  • Miranda House (Rank 1)
  • Shri Ram College of Commerce (Rank 3)
  • Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College (Rank 5)
  • Lady Shri Ram College of Women (Rank 7)
  • Dayal Singh College (Rank 8)
  • Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College (Rank 9)

Apart from these colleges 2 universities of Delhi, JNU (Rank 2) and DU (Rank 8) also made it to the list of top 10 Universities in India revealed by MHRD in 2017. Among the list of higher education institutes in India, IIT Delhi and JNU have been placed in the 5th and 6th rank respectively, whereas DU ranked 15th in the list.

Colleges of Delhi that are in top 100 list

Although 6 out of 10 colleges in the top 10 list are from Delhi, but there are many other colleges in Delhi that have been listed in top 100 colleges in India as per MHRD reports. Here are some other colleges in Delhi that have been listed under 100 top colleges in India.

  • Keshav Mahavidyalya¬†(Rank 15)
  • Acharya Narendra Dev (Rank 20)
  • Ramanujan (Rank 33)
  • Shaheed Bhagat Singh- Evening (Rank 34)
  • Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College (Rank 44)

In addition to these colleges, even some universities of Delhi have also bagged position in the top 100 universities in India like Delhi Technological University, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and Indian Agricultural Research Institute.


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