University of Hyderabad(UOH) or Hyderabad University holds a reputable status among the different national rating agencies evaluating various parameters like research activities, quality of education, placement activities, inclusivity and more. 

It has been ranked at 4th position out of 100 under the University category and ranked at 11th position out of 100 under the overall category by NIRF, Govt. of India. Its nearest competitors are Banaras Hindu University and Calcutta University. Ranked Internationally at #36 among the BRICS Nations by QS Ranking and #601-650 in the world by the same. 

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University of Hyderabad Ranking Highlights

Ranking Year Ranked At
NIRF  2020 6
Outlook-ICARE Ranking 2019 19 out of 100 
QS BRICS Rankings 2020 #36 among BRICS Nations
#601-650 in World
#5 among Indian Universities

University of Hyderabad NIRF Ranking

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) launched in the year 2015, by Ministry of HRD, is used for ranking the various institutions across the country.

Presently, the University of Hyderabad is ranked in 6th position by NIRF 2020. Previously, it was ranked at 4th position of among the University category

University of Hyderabad NIRF Rankings in the last 5 years

The rank of the university has been among the top 10 for the last 5 years. It’s in the 6th position in 2020. 

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Year Rank Total score out of 100
2020 6 61.70
2019 4 61.85
2018 5 60.54
2017 7 56.30
2016 4 85.45

The score obtained by the University of Hyderabad in various parameters of NIRF 2020 is given in the graphical form:

Following are the rankings of top 10 Universities in NIRF Category 2020:

Let us quickly take a look at the top 10 universities of India according to NIRF. The Indian Institue of Science stands at the first position with the highest score of 84.18, followed by JNU Delhi and Banaras Hindu University at second and third place respectively.

Name Rank NIRF Score
Indian Institute of Science, Karnataka 1 84.18
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi 2 70.16
Banaras Hindu University 3 63.15
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham 4


Jadavpur University 5 61.99
University of Hyderabad 6 61.70
Calcutta University 7 61.53
Manipal Academy of Higher Education 8 61.51
Savitribai Phule Pune University 9 61.13
Jamia Millia Islamia 10 61.07

University of Hyderabad Outlook-ICARE Ranking

Outlook-ICARE India Ranking has ranked the University of Hyderabad at the 19th position among the other universities of India

The ranking forum is based on different parameters like Faculty Student Ratio, Citations per Paper, Faculty with Ph.D., Papers per Faculty and Inclusiveness & Diversity.

The scores under various parameters are given in the graphical form

 UOH Outlook Parameter Scores

Final scores have been calculated from the sum total of all these parameters.

The ranking of the Top Universities in India according to Outlook-ICARE ranking 2019 is tabulated below:

Name Rank Overall Score
IIT Bombay 1 96.52
IISC Bangalore 2 96.08
IIT Madras 3 95.68
IIT Delhi 4 95.55
IIT Kharagpur 5 95.46
IIT Kanpur 6 95.21
IIT Roorkee 7 94.59
University of Delhi 8 91.93
IIT Guwahati 9 90.70
University of Hyderabad 19 81.02

With reference to the given data above, the University of Hyderabad has obtained the 19th position among the top 20 universities within the country. Jawaharlal Nehru University is just a step ahead of it with a .57 scale whereas the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been ranked at the position of 20th best university.

University of Hyderabad QS World University Ranking

QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of rankings of universities by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Subsequently, QS also launched a separate ranking list for Indian Universities and BRICS nations

For the University of Hyderabad, The QS University Ranking is #601-650 among all the major universities across the world, #36th position among BRICS nation and 8th position among the Indian Universities.

In the ranking list of Indian Universities by QS, the top universities include IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIS, IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur, University of Delhi and IIT Guwahati

QS Rankings of Universities are based on a set of parameters, which are tabulated below with their numerical values for the University of Hyderabad.

Parameters QS Parameter Score Value
Academic Reputation 10.8
Employer Reputation 5.3
International Students 3.4
International Faculty 2.5
Citations Per Faculty 40.5
Faculty Student 26.9

The University of Hyderabad has been a good to average scorer in all of QS Parameters. There are very few Internationa Faculties available there, therefore it has not scored well in the International Faculty parameter of QS. UOH has a good academic reputation in the whole of south India, hence scoring well enough in the Academic reputation parameter. 

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