Delhi Technological University - [DTU] Rankings


Ranked 62 for Overall by NIRF 2020
Ranked 71 for Overall by NIRF 2019
Ranked 36 for B.Tech by NIRF 2020
Ranked 34 for B.Tech by NIRF 2019
Ranked 98 for Overall by Outlook 2019
Ranked 17 for B.Tech by Outlook 2019
Ranked 801 for Science by THE 2020
Ranked 1 for B.Tech by TOI 2020
Ranked 2 for B.Tech by TOI 2019
Delhi Technological University - [DTU], New Delhi

Delhi Technological University - [DTU], New Delhi

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DTU Ranking 2020: NIRF, Outlook, India Today, Times Engineering, Edu Vidya

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Delhi Technological University - [DTU] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

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 (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.

DTU Ranking 2020 Highlights

RankingYearRanked at
NIRF (Engineering)202036th out of 300
Times Engineering20201st out of 155
India Today Best Engineering Colleges20209th out of 30
Outlook India201917th out of 150
EduVidya Top Government Engineering Colleges202029th out of 100

DTU Ranking 2020 NIRF

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 Ranking Ranking

DTU NIRF Engineering Rankings in the last 3 years are:

YearRankTotal Score (Out of 100 each)

Top 5 Institutes in NIRF Engineering Category 2020 are tabulated

RankNameNIRF Score (Out of 100 each)
1IIT Madras89.93
2IIT Delhi88.08
3IIT Bombay85.08
4IIT Kanpur82.18
5IIT Kharagpur80.56

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

DTU Ranking 2020 Outlook-ICARE

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 ParametersDTU Score
Selection Process & Institute Profile 127.75 out of 200
Academics189.05 out of 250
Personality Development & Exposure148 out of 200
Infrastructure & Facilities120.8 out of 175
Placements & Graduating Outcome142.92 out of 175
Overall Score728.52 out of 1000

DTU Outlook Rankings in the last 3 years:

YearRankOutlook Score (Out of 1000 each)

The top five slots in the Outlook Engineering categorical ranking in 2019 were bagged by the following institutions: 

RankInstitutionOutlook Score (Out of 1000 each)
1IIT Madras932
2IIT Delhi928.38
3IIT Bombay925.52
4IIT Kharagpur918.77
5IIT Kanpur910.32

DTU Ranking 2020 India Today

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:

1IIT Delhi
2IIT Bombay
3IIT Kharagpur
4IIT Kanpur
5IIT Roorkee

DTU Ranking 2020 Times Engineering

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:

1Delhi Technological University, Delhi
2Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
3SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
4National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Mangalore
5Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar

DTU Ranking 2020 Edu Vidya 

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:

1IIT Madras
2IIT Delhi
3IIT Bombay
4IIT Kanpur
5IIT Kharagpur



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