Cleanest Universities Of India : Maharshi Dayanand University ranks cleanest government university in India

Written by Harshad Patankar

After Government’s decision to rank Universities based on the various other academic criteria with NIRF; now it has also moved for the hygiene of the students.

As per the latest survey for cleanest Government University, Haryana’s Maharshi Dayanand University has been ranked the cleanest government university by the HRD Ministry followed by Guru Nanak Dev University in neighbouring Punjab’s Amritsar.

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar announced the “Swachh Campus rankings” under different categories on Monday, October 1.

Maharshi Dayanand University, established as Rohtak University, Rohtak, came into existence by an Act No. 25 of 1975 of the Haryana Legislative Assembly in 1976 with the objective to promote inter-disciplinary higher education and research in the fields of environmental, ecological and life sciences.

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HRD surveyed about 3,500 HEIs across several parameters: student/toilet ratio, kitchen hygiene, availability of running water, campus green cover, garbage disposal etc.

Whether institutions have adopted neighbouring localities to spread awareness about ‘Swachhta’ was also taken into consideration.


  • The Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (neighbouring) in the national capital has been ranked third among the government institutions followed by the Algappa University in Karaikudi and the Acharya Nagarjuna University in Guntur.
  • Raipur’s ITM University has been ranked at the top among non-residential campuses of private universities.
  • The Northcap University in Gurugram and Dr CV Raman University in Bilaspur have been ranked second and third respectively in the category.
  • Among the technical institutions, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in Coimbatore bagged the top rank, followed by IIT Guwahati, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University in Bhubhaneshwar and the Indian Institute of Information Technology in New Delhi.
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