Initiated by MHRD, the framework uses several parameters for its ranking like Teaching, Learning, and Resources, Research and Professional Practices, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and Inclusivity and Perception.
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh took the second spot while Christian Medical College, Vellore was in the third position in MHRD NIRF Ranking 2020 for medical colleges.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras retained its position again, becoming the best educational institute in the country.
Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said the dental category was introduced this year on a special request by the dental sector stakeholders.
IIM Bangalore took the second spot while IIM Calcutta was in the third position in this year's NIRF India Rankings in the management category.
This is the fifth edition of the NIRF Rankings and is aimed at helping students choose the best institutes for higher education.
Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru took the second spot while IIT Delhi was in the third position in the National Institutional Ranking Framework Rankings (NIRF) India Rankings 2020 of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).