The University has maintained its position at the top in the country as per the Centre for World University Ranking (CWUR) ranking and is 8th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework. It is also among the top 10 Indian public educational institutions/universities and the first among Indian public universities under QS BRICS University Rankings. The h-index of the University touched 192, one of the highest among Indian universities.
- The University of Delhi has improved its ranking in QS World University Rankings 2020 by 13 places and has been ranked 474.
- The University of Delhi has been ranked at 1st position among the top 25 Central Universities and at 8th rank among top 100 universities by Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings 2019.
The University of Delhi has been ranked as 601-800, 156, 130 in Times Higher Education (THE) World, THE Asia University Ranking and THE Emerging Economics University Ranking, 2019 respectively among the top Universities.