This paper examines the publications of Universities in NIRF. The study has considered the publications of top 10 Universities in Scopus, Web of Science (WoS) & Indian Citation Index (ICI), patent publications and citations. Further, the Citation Rate (CR) for the publications of the Universities have also been found using simple calculation method (NC/NP=CR).It is found in the study that the top 10 Universities were contributed more number of publications in Scopus(53.86%) database, followed by WoS (41.13%) and ICI(5%). The University of Delhi has received more number of citations (50434) for the publications of (8131) ,whereas, IISC has produced more publications (12623) and citations (63632).The Citation Rate is also high for the University of Delhi than other Universities. The study has also recommended to incorporate additional parameters such h-index of Universities, Departments and Contributors in assessing Universities for awarding Ranks.