The rankings, released on Tuesday, have put the PU at top position in History, Geography, Arts, Performing Arts and Design, and Medicine and Dentistry across India.
Associate Professor Dr Simrit Kahlon, Chairperson, Department of Geography, PU is elated as the hard work of the faculty members got recognition at the national level.
She gives credit of the accolade to senior faculty members, who have spent a number of years here.
"It is one of the oldest Geography departments of the country. We have a long history. We get special grant because of good research under the Centre of Advanced Studies (CAS)," Dr Kahlon said.
In Art, Performing Arts and Design too, the PU is again at top followed by Jadavpur University and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad.
In Communication Studies, the PU is at the second place while Tezpur University has topped. The University of Delhi is at the third spot. (ANI)