Top 25 Universities in India: India Rankings 2016

According to the Union Human Resource Development Ministry, here is the list of top universities in India

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 3, 2017 4:15 pm
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The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry’s ‘India Ranking Report 2016’ has released the top universities, management, engineering and pharmacy colleges list. This first-of-its-kind 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.

The ‘India Rankings 2016’ were put together with the participation of 3,500 private and public institutions, which were ranked by National Bureau of Accreditation (NBA) based on five criteria — teaching and learning resources, graduation outcome, perception, outreach and inclusivity and research productivity. All institutions were judged based on self-disclosure of information.

While Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc) tops the list, institutions such as Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Hyderabad Central University (HCU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Visva-Bharati, which have been at the centre of major controversies, have also fared well.

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Check out the list of top 25 universities in India

Name Est. City Weighted
Score
Rank
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore 1909 Bengaluru 91.81 1
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai 1933 Mumbai 87.58 2
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 1969 New Delhi 86.46 3
University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 1974 Hyderabad 85.45 4
Tezpur University, Tezpur 1994 Tezpur 84.31 5
University of Delhi, Delhi 1922 Delhi 83.19 6
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 1916 Varanasi 81.22 7
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology,
Thiruvananthapuram
2007 Thiruvananthapuram 78.83 8
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani 1964 Pilani 76.85 9
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 1920 Aligarh 76.62 10
Visva Bharati, Kolkata 1922 Kolkata 76.11 11
Panjab University, Chandigarh 1882 Chandigarh 76.07 12
Pondicherry University, Puducherry 1985 Puducherry 74.44 13
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 1982 Coimbatore 74.32 14
North Eastern Hill University, Shillong 1973 Shillong 72.42 15
King Georges Medical University, Lucknow 1905 Lucknow 72.24 16
Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai 2005 Mumbai 72.09 17
Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi 1989 New Delhi 71.46 18
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore 2003 Coimbatore 71.03 19
Goa University, Goa 1985 Goa 69.90 20
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi 1998 New Delhi 69.64 21
Gauhati University, Guwahati 1948 Guwahati 68.57 22
International Institute of Information Technology,Hyderabad 1998 Hyderabad 68.36 23
Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology,Hissar 1995 Hissar 67.46 24
Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar 1969 Amritsar 67.32 25

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