List of top 25 universities in India

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.


Rank Name of Universities/CollegesEst.CityWeighted Score
1Indian Institute of Science Bangalore1909Bengaluru91.81
2Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai1933Mumbai87.58
3Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi1969New Delhi86.46
4University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad1974Hyderabad85.45
5Tezpur University, Tezpur1994Tezpur84.31
6University of Delhi, Delhi1922Delhi83.19
7Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi1916Varanasi81.22
8Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology,
9Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani1964Pilani76.85
10Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh1920Aligarh76.62
11Visva Bharati, Kolkata1922 Kolkata76.11
12Panjab University, Chandigarh1882Chandigarh76.07
13Pondicherry University, Puducherry1985Puducherry74.44
14Bharathiar University, Coimbatore1982Coimbatore74.32
15North Eastern Hill University, Shillong1973 Shillong72.42
16King Georges Medical University, Lucknow1905Lucknow72.24
17Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai2005Mumbai72.09
18Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi1989New Delhi71.46
19Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore2003Coimbatore71.03
20Goa University, Goa1985Goa69.90
21Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi1998New Delhi69.64
22Gauhati University, Guwahati1948Guwahati68.57
23International Institute of Information Technology,Hyderabad1998Hyderabad68.36
24Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology,Hissar1995Hissar67.46
25Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar1969Amritsar67.32