Top 10

Top 10 Best Universities in India

University is an institution of higher education and research which gives academic degrees in various subjects and provides undergraduate education and postgraduate education. Universities in India includes both private and public universities. Public universities are owned by the Government of India and the state governments and private universities are mostly supported by various bodies and societies. India has 740 universities. Rajasthan has most universities(71 universities). Here we are listing out top 8 universities in India.

Indian Institute of Science

Indian Institute of Science

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was founded in 1909 it is a public university for scientific research and higher education located in Bangalore, India. IISc become the number one institute for advanced scientific and technological research and education in India. IISc was the first Indian institute to feature on Times Higher Education World University Rankings for engineering and technology in the year 2015-16 at 99th position. Today IISc has 39 departments, 3500 students, about 500 academic and scientific staff and supported by 600 administrative personnel. Apart from this population of students about 2200 are in PhD programs, almost 900 are enrolled for Masters degrees, about 400 are registered in the newly established, research oriented, four-year Bachelor of Science (Research) program.

There are 7 divisions in IISc and there are various departments under each divisions

Division of Biological Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Centre for Ecological Sciences
  • Centre for Infectious Disease Research
  • Centre for Neuroscience
  • Microbiology & Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biophysics Unit
  • Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics

Division of Chemical Sciences

  • Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
  • Materials Research Centre
  • NMR Research Centre
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit

Division of Mechanical Sciences

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Advanced Facility for Microscopy and Microanalysis(AFMM)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Centre for Earth Sciences (CEaS)
  • Centre for Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
  • Centre for Sustainable Technologies (formerly known as ASTRA)
  • Divecha Centre for Climate Change

Division of Interdisciplinary Research

  • Centre for Biosystems Science and Engineering (BSSE)
  • Centre for Contemporary Studies (CCS)
  • Center for infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP)
  • Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE)
  • Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS)
  • Department of Management Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER)
  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research (ICWaR)
  • IISc Mathematics Initiative (IMI)
  • Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems (RBCCPS)
  • Supercomputer Education & Research Centre (SERC)

Division of Electrical Sciences

  • Department of Electronic Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science & Automation
  • Electrical Communication Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics Programme
  • Centre for Cryogenic Technology
  • Centre for High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation and Applied Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Centres under the Director

  • Archives and Publication Cell
  • Centre for Continuing Education
  • Center for Counseling and Support
  • Centre for Scientific & Industrial Consultancy
  • Center for Sponsored Schemes and Projects (CSSP)
  • J.R.D.Tata Memorial Library
  • Office of Development and Alumni Affairs

The university also provides Research programs, Course programs, Under graduate program

Research programs

  • PhD
  • Intergrated Phd
  • MSc(Eng)
  • External registration program

Course programs

  • M Mgmt


Under graduate program offers a four-year Bachelor of Science (Research) course in 8 disciplines, namely Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Material Science, Mathematics, Physics, Humanities and Engineering.

IISc has a main library and it also has the independent departmental libraries. The total holdings of the library exceed 411,000 documents. The library offers services like Reference Services, Referral Service, User Guidance Service,Cataloging and Classification Service, Circulation Service including Inter Library Loan and Document Delivery Service, Weekly display of recent additions of periodicals and books including E-mail distribution of these lists, Bibliographic Service, Photocopy Service etc.

IISc also provides central computing facilities launched in 1970 its became supercomputer education and research centre (SERC) in 1990 to give state-of-the-art computing facility to the faculty and students of the Institute. It has the 6th fastest supercomputer in India.


Indian Institute of Science

C V Raman Ave, Bengaluru

 Karnataka 560012, India

Phone: +91 80 2293 2004

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is a public engineering institution founded in 1958 located in Powai, Mumbai. It offe students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programs, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs. It is a fully residential institute all students are accommodated in its 15 hostels. The campus also provides excellent amenities for sports and other recreational facilities. IITB has fifteen academic divisions.

  1. Aerospace Engineering
  2. Biosciences and Bioengineering
  3. Chemical Engineering
  4. Chemistry
  5. Civil Engineering
  6. Computer Science & Engineering
  7. Earth Sciences
  8. Electrical Engineering
  9. Energy Science and Engineering
  10. Humanities & Social Science
  11. Industrial Design Centre
  12. Mathematics
  13. Mechanical Engineering
  14. Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science
  15. Physics

The Institute also conducts educational programmes leading to the degree of Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.), Dual Degree (B.Tech. and M.Tech. in 5 years), Master of Science (MSc.), Master of Technology (MTech.), Master of Design (MDes.), Master of Management (MMgmt.), Master of Philosophy (MPhil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.).

IITB has central facilities such as the Central Library, Central Workshop, and Printing Press. Research groups like VLSI Design, CAD/CAM have computing facilities which are accessible to other departments for development activities.


Indian Institute of Technology

Powai, Mumbai

Maharashtra 400076, India

Phone: +91 22 2572 2545

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras is a public engineering and research institute founded in 1959 and located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It was the third Indian Institute of Technology established by the Government of India through an Act of Parliament. The institute has almost 550 faculty, 8,000 students and 1,250 administrative and supporting staff. Dr. Pawan Goenka is the chairman and Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi is the director of IITM. IIT Madras offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research programes across 16 disciplines in Engineering, Sciences, Humanities and Management.


  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Management Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Physics

Undergraduate curriculum, admission to the BTech and Dual Degree (BTech + MTech) programme is done through the Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced (JEE-Advanced) . Admission to the five-year integrated Master of Arts (MA) programme is  the Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE), an IIT Madras specific exam.

For the postgraduate curriculum, admission to the MTech and MS programmes are through the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). JAM is the entrance exam for the two-year M.Sc. programme, and other post BSc programmes. Common Admission Test (CAT) is for MBA candidates.

Central Library is provide excellent information services and access to bibliographic and full text digital and printed resources. It is equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of CD-ROMs, On-line databases, audio video cassettes, books, e-journals, patents, e-standards, theses, reports, monographs etc.


Indian Institute of Technology

Beside Adyar Cancer Institute,

Opposite to C.L.R.I, Sardar Patel Rd, Adyar,

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600036, India

Phone: +91 44 2257 8280

University of Delhi

Delhi university

The University of Delhi also known as Delhi University established in 1922 located in New Delhi, India. It is famous for high standards in teaching,research. Mohammad Hamid Ansari is the chancellor and Prof. Yogesh K Tyagi is the vice chancellor of Delhi university. There are almost 16 faculties, 86 academic departments, 77 colleges and 5 other recognized institutes, with 132,435 regular students which includes 114,494 undergraduates & 17,941 postgraduates.


  • Faculty of Applied Social Sciences & Humanities
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Commerce and Business Studies
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Interdisciplinary and Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management Studies
  • Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Music and Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Open Learning
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Technology

Affiliated faculties

  • Faculty of Ayurvedic & Unani Medicine
  • .Faculty of Homeopathic Medicine
There are almost 75 courses in University running under the 3-year under-graduate programme structure, offers 70 post-graduate degrees, MPhil in about 28 subjects and more than 90 certificate courses and 28 diplomas.
University of Delhi
New Delhi, Delhi 110021,
Phone: +91 11 2700 6900

Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Birla Institute of Technology & Science

Birla Institute of Technology & Science (Bits Pilani) is established in 1964 backed by G.D. Birla an Indian institute of higher education and a deemed university under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. BITS also has established centres at Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. It has 15 academic departments, and it primarily focus on undergraduate education in engineering and the sciences and on its management program. It is famous as the best private engineering institute and stands among the top B-schools of India. Admstion is purely based up on entrance examination, BITSAT. K. M. Birla is the chancellor and B N Jain is the vice chancellor.

BITS Pilani offers four-year integrated first-degree programs in engineering, technology and pharmacy, a Master of Arts program and Master of Science programs in science and technology. The programs are classified in to three groups

Group A
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmacy
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (Dubai and Hyderabad campuses only)
Group B
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Discontinued Programs
  • Master of Management Sciences
  • Information Systems
  • Finance

They are also offers off-campus programs in which students receive work experience in industry. Work-related learning programs done industry professionals who wish to pursue studies while remaining employed.


Birla Institute of Technology & Science 

Pilani Campus, Vidya Vihar, Pilani,

Rajasthan 333031, India

Phone: +91 1596 245 073

Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh Muslim university

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a public university funded by the Government of India. In 1875 it was founded by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College. In 1920 the Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College became Aligarh Muslim University. The main campus is situated in the city of Aligarh. AMU offers more than 300 courses. It has three off-campus centres at Malappuarm (Kerala), Murshidabad (West Bengal) and Kishanganj (Bihar). Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin is the chancellor and Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah is the vice chancellor. University having 12 faculties, 7 constituent colleges (5 colleges academic programs), 15 Centres, Institutes and 10 schools.


  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Management Studies & Research
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology
  • Unani Medicine

Library of the university is known as Maulana Azad Library. It consists of a central library and over 100 departmental and college libraries.

Aligarh Muslim Universit
Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh,
Phone: +91 571 270 0935

Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University commonly known as BHU is a public central university established in 1916 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. BHU is one of the largest residential universities in Asia, with more than 20,000 students.  Karan Singh is the chancellor and Prof. G.C. Tripathi is the vice chancellor of BHU. It is organised into 6 institutes and 8 faculties and more than 132 departments as well. It has more than 60 hostels for resident students. Several of its colleges, including engineering (IIT-BHU), management (FMS-BHU), science, linguistics, journalism & mass communication, performing arts, law, agriculture (IAS-BHU), medicine (IMS-BHU) and Institute of Environment And Sustainable Development (IESD-BHU), that are ranked among the best university in India and world.


  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Education
  • Law
  • Performing Arts
  • Social sciences
  • Visual arts
  • Sanskrit vidya dharma vijnan

The Banaras Hindu University Library system was established from a collection donated by Prof. P.K. Telang in the memory of his father Justice Kashinath Trimbak Telang in 1917.  Library System consist of Central Library and 3 Institute Libraries, 8 Faculty Libraries and over 25 Departmental Libraries and it has collection of at least 1.3 million volumes.  Digital library is also available to students and staff  for online access to thousands of journals.

Banaras Hindu University take national level undergraduate (UET) and postgraduate (PET) entrance tests usually for admission.  Admissions to B.Tech./B.Pharm., M.Tech./M.Pharm. are taken through JEE and GATE. MBA and MIBA are done through IIM-CAT score, PhD are done  either qualification of National Eligibility Test (NET) or through the scores of CRET (common research entrance test), admissions in IMS are taken through PMT exam.

Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221005
Phone: +91 542 236 8558

Amrita University

Amrita University

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University) is a private university in India established in 2003 spread across South India in the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka and its headquarters are at Ettimadai. It has four other campuses, the Amritapuri and Kochi campuses in Kerala, Bengaluru and Mysore Campuses in Karnataka. The Chancellor of the university is Mata Amritanandamayi Devi is also known as Amma or “Mother”.The Vice-Chancellor of the Amrita university is P. Venkat Rangan. Brahmachari Abhayamrita Chaitanya is the Pro Chancellor of Amrita University. The university is managed by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math.  The university offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs in computer science, engineering, business, biotechnology, nanotechnology, ayurveda, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, social work, communication, education, and basic sciences. Specialization programes, such as medical informatics, computational engineering, cyber security, clinical research and oncology.

Amrita Schools of Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Amrita School of Business

  • MBA

Amrita Schools of Arts and Sciences

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  •  Bachelor of Business Management
  •  Bachelor of Computer Applications
  • Master of Computer Applications
  • Master of Science

Amrita Healthcare Campus

  • MBBS
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry

Amrita School of Pharmacy

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.)
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm.)
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Post-Baccalaureate [Pharm.D.(PB)]
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Amrita School of Ayurveda

  • BAMS

 Amrita School of Biotechnology

  • BSc and MSc in Biotechnology
  • BSc and MSc in Microbiology
  • MSc in Bioinformatics
  • Ph.D. degree programs

Amrita School of Communication

  • BA and MA degree programs in Communication

Other programs

  • MSW


Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Amritanagar Post, Ettimadai

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641112, India

Phone: +91 422 268 5000

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is a public research university established in 1961 and it is located in Delhi, India. IIT Delhi is listed in Quacquarelli Symonds’(QS) list of top 200 universities globally in 2015. Shri Kumar Mangalam Birla is the chairman and Prof. K Thyagarajan is the director. IIT Delhi is situated in Hauz Khas, South Delhi. The IIT Delhi campus of 325 acres is surrounded by the beautiful Hauz Khas area and monuments such as the Qutub Minar and Lotus Temple.

IITD has 14 hostels (11 for boys and 3 for girls) and also apartments for married students.

Undergraduate programs

  • Biochemical Engineering and biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Mathematics and Computing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Production and Industrial Engineering
  • Textile Technology.

Undergraduate-cum-postgraduate dual programs

  • Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology,
  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Computer Science and Engineering, and
  • Electrical Engineering.(Discontinued from 2013)
  • Mathematics and Computing (Integrated M.Tech.)

postgraduate programs

  • M.Tech(by coursework)
  • M.S.(by Research)
  • M.Sc
  • M. Des
  • MBA

IIT Delhi has 11 multi-disciplinary centers

  • Centre for Applied Research in Electronics (CARE)
  • Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (CAS)
  • Centre for Biomedical Engineering (CBME)
  • Computer Services Centre (CSC)
  • Centre for Energy Studies (CES)
  • Educational Technology Services Centre (ETSC)
  • Industrial Tribology, Machine Dynamics and Maintenance Engineering (ITMMEC)
  • Instrument Design Development Centre (IDDC)
  • Centre for Polymer Science and Engineering (CPSE)
  • Center for Natural Resources and Environment
  • Centre for Rural Development and Technology (CRDT)
  • National Resource Centre for Value Education in Engineering (NRCVEE)
  • Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP)

IIT Delhi has 3 schools of excellence

  • Bharti School of Telecommunication Technology and Management
  • Amar Nath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Technology
  • Kusuma School of Biological Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
 Hauz Khas, New Delhi
Delhi 110016, India
Phone: +91 11 2659 7135

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati founded in 1994  is a public institution established by the Government of India and located in Guwahati, Assam. It is the sixth IIT launched in India. IITG is considered as the most beautiful campus in India.


  • Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering (previously known as Department of Biotechnology)
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Center of Excellence for Sustainable Polymers
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Design
  • Department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering (previously known as the Department of Electronics and Communication)
  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Physics]
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering

Research centres

  • Centre for Educational Technology
  • Centre for Nanotechnology
  • Centre for Linguistic Science & Technology
  • Central Instruments Facility
  • Centre for Energy
  • Centre for the Environment
  • Centre for Computer & Communication Centre
  • Centre for Career Development.
Near Doul Gobinda Road
Amingaon, North Guwahati, Guwahati
Assam 781039, India
Phone: +91 361 258 3000

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