Delhi Technological University (DTU) consistently occupies noteworthy ranking lists in the country. A stringent acceptance rate at 5% and bumper placement with maximum CTC recorded at INR 1.02 cr.pa (AY 2018 – 19), undoubtedly places DTU in the top ranks of the premier engineering institutions of India. Times Higher Education (THE) has featured DTU in its World as well as Asia University Rankings in 2020.
Out of all the ranking systems prevalent in the Indian higher education scenario, NIRF under MHRD is the most important among all. Delhi Technological University is consistently and prominently present in NIRF rankings in almost all of its categories available for ranking.
Though in the NIRF Engineering category listing, DTU might have dropped to the 36th position in 2020 from its previous 34th rank in 2019, yet its rise from the 5th position in 2018 on the Times Engineering Institutes List to the 2nd position in 2019 is no mean feat.
|NIRF (Engineering)||2020||36th out of 300|
|Times Engineering||2020||1st out of 155|
|India Today Best Engineering Colleges||2020||9th out of 30|
|Outlook India||2019||17th out of 150|
|EduVidya Top Government Engineering Colleges||2020||29th out of 100|
National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is the central body that ranks Indian higher education institutions on the basis of set parameters such as Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR); Research and Professional Practice (RP); Graduation Outcomes (GO); Outreach and Inclusivity (OI); and Peer Perception.
In the NIRF Overall Ranking 2020, DTU holds the 62nd position out of 200 institutions. The Overall Rank list is topped by the likes of IISc – Bengaluru, and IITs (Madras/ Delhi/ Bombay/ Kanpur/ Kharagpur/ Guwahati).
DTU also features in the NIRF University Rank List in the 45th position out of 200 institutions. In the NIRF 2020 Ranking of Engineering colleges, DTU has been placed in the 36th spot out of 300 institutions. The institution has fared in the key ranking parameters as follows:
DTU NIRF Engineering Rankings in the last 3 years are:
|Year||Rank||Total Score (Out of 100 each)|
Top 5 Institutes in NIRF Engineering Category 2020 are tabulated
|Rank||Name||NIRF Score (Out of 100 each)|
A total of 1071 institutes participated in the NIRF 2020 Ranking for Engineering colleges. The nearest competitors of DTU in the current year’s ranking are the Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur with 52.25 composite score and Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy, Thanjavur with 51.79 composite score
In 2019, Outlook ranking placed DTU in 17th position out of 150 institutions. The ranking was done on the basis of well-regarded Social Media Listings instead of the traditional perceptual survey for unbiased popular opinion. 201 engineering colleges were evaluated on five key parameters: Selection Process and Institute Profile, Academics, Personality Development & Exposure, Infrastructure & Facilities, and finally, Placements and Graduating Outcome.
DTU scores in the individual parameters of the Outlook Survey 2019 are tabulated below.
|Key Parameters||DTU Score|
|Selection Process & Institute Profile||127.75 out of 200|
|Academics||189.05 out of 250|
|Personality Development & Exposure||148 out of 200|
|Infrastructure & Facilities||120.8 out of 175|
|Placements & Graduating Outcome||142.92 out of 175|
|Overall Score||728.52 out of 1000|
DTU Outlook Rankings in the last 3 years:
|Year||Rank||Outlook Score (Out of 1000 each)|
The top five slots in the Outlook Engineering categorical ranking in 2019 were bagged by the following institutions:
|Rank||Institution||Outlook Score (Out of 1000 each)|
In the India Today Group’s annual survey of Best Engineering Colleges, DTU features in the 9th position out of 30 premier engineering institutions. The institution is preceded by the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli at the 8th position and succeeded by IIIT, Allahabad in the 10th position.
This survey covered almost 1300 colleges in varied disciplines including engineering in its current edition. The key parameters considered to create the discipline-wise listing were college infrastructure, faculty, environment, and resources provided to the students.
In the preceding year on 2019, DTU held a higher rank at the 7th position out of 30 and got flanked by IITs Guwahati and Dhanbad to 9th position in 2020.
Top 5 institutions featuring in this ranking are:
In the Times Engineering Institute Rankings of 2020, DTU occupied the 1st position among top 155 institutions. The evaluation was based on factual information of each institute and a perceptual survey conducted among a cross-section of the invested population through structured questionnaires.
In the Times Engineering Institute Rankings of 2019, DTU occupied the 2nd position among top 140 institutions.
Top 5 institutions getting ranked in Times Engineering Ranking 2020 are:
|1||Delhi Technological University, Delhi|
|2||Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani|
|3||SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai|
|4||National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Mangalore|
|5||Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar|
EduVidya Ranking publishes a much-regarded national list of the top government engineering colleges every year. In 2020, DTU features in the 29th position out of 100 on the EduVidya’s list which is otherwise dominated by the IITs and NITs. DTU is positioned between VNIT, Nagpur, and Aligarh Muslim University in this year’s ranking.
Top 5 institutions being ranked by EduVidya in 2020 are: