Top 25 universities in India: NIRF ranking 2017

IISc has retained its number rank in the list of top universities in India

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 7, 2017 9:13:27 am
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Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister has released the ‘India Ranking Report 2017’ today. In it’s second year, the government has introduced two new categories — the top 100 best colleges and best education institutes across all disciplines.

Started last year, this year too, the Ministry has given the list of the top universities, best management, engineering and pharmacy colleges. This indigenous ranking framework for higher education institutions is in response to global rankings in which Indian universities and colleges usually do not fare too well.

IISc has retained its number rank in the list of top universities in India. The Institute has also grabbed the top position in the overall educational institutes ranking. Union HRD Minister said, “Among Indian institutes, IISc has maintained its overall international ranking.”

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Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has climbed up to number 2 rank (last year it was number 3). This year, Jadavpur University, which is in the middle of controversy, has entered the top ranking list. Mumbai University failed to make the list.

Here is the rank-wise list of top 10 universities in India

1) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
2) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
3) Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
4) Jawaharlal Centre For Advanced Scientific Research, Bengaluru
5) Jadavpur University
6) Anna University
7) University of Hyderabad
8) University of Delhi
9) Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
10) Savitribai Phule Pune University

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11) Aligarh Muslim University
12) Jamia Millia Islamia
13) Birla Institute of Technology & Science -Pilani
14) Vellore Institute of Technology
15) Indian Agricultural Research Institute
16) Calcutta University
17) Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
18) Manipal Academy of Higher Education-Manipal
19) Visva Bharati
20) Siksha`O` Anusandhan University
21) Homi Bhabha National Institute and Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research
23) Osmania University
24) Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
25) Institute of Chemical Technology

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