Among the top 100 institutions published in the NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) there are 51 professional institutions from Karnataka in their respective categories.
NIRF is the system introduced by the Ministry of Education, Government of India which was started in the year 2015 and Karnataka Colleges proved their trademark in the NIRF for the year 2020.
The state fares well in the Universities ranking also.
Out of 3,670 Higher Education Institutions in Karnataka, 105 Colleges participated in NIRF where 51 Professional Colleges ranked among the top 100 institutions in their respective categories and 1 College has the highest College density in the country.
NIRF ranks institutions under the following 10 categories: