NIRF India Rankings 2020: Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Thursday announced the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2020. IIT-Madras has been declared as the top-ranking higher education institute with IISc Bengaluru bagging the second place. IIT-Delhi stood at the third place. Also Read - UGC Calendar 2020: Will Final Year Exams be Cancelled in Central Universities? No, Says Minister

Among colleges, DU’s Miranda House bagged the first position, and Lady Shri Ram (LSR), the second. The Hindu college occupied the third place. Also Read - CBSE Reduces Syllabus 2020-21: Burden Lessened For Students of Classes 9-12 by up to 30%

In the university category, IISc Bengaluru topped the charts, followed by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) at the second place. The third rank went to Banaras Hindu University (BHU). Also Read - All Teachers, Researchers, Staff to Work From Home Till July 31: HRD Ministry

Among medical colleges, AIIMS Delhi bagged the first place, followed by PGI, Chandigarh and CMC, Vellore.

National Law College, Bengaluru, has been awarded as the best law college. Others in line were National Law University, Delhi and NALSAR, Hyderabad.

As per the rankings, the top three engineering colleges in the country are IIT Madras, IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay.

In the pharmacy category, the top institute is Jamia Hamdard in Delhi followed by Panjab University, Chandigarh. The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research, Mohali stood third.