IITs, AIIMS, JNU and Banaras Hindu University make it to India’s top universities list

Jul 15, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)

Overall score: 87.59 | Rank: 1 | The public research university is known for its technical education and various other courses. It is often the first choice of several marquee companies and has a record of placing more than 200 students every year.

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Indian Institute of Science

Overall score: 83.57 | Rank: 2 |It is one of the oldest and finest centers in India which is internationally renowned for its academic excellence. The institute was established in 1909 with active support from Jamsetji Tata and thus it is also known as the ‘Tata Institute’.

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Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)

Overall score: 82.35 | Rank: 3 |IIT Bombay is considered among the top engineering universities in Asia. It offers a wide range of educational programmes including engineering, physics, humanities, social science and many more.

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Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)

Overall score: 77.83 | Rank: 4 |IITD has been ranked among the top engineering universities in several different rankings. It is also one of the first six institutes to be awarded the Institute of Eminence status.

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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)

Overall score: 75.94 | Rank: 5 |It was one of the first universities in India to roll out courses related to computer science in 1963. It is best known for its placements.

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Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR)

Overall score: 71.48 | Rank: 6 |It is said to be Asia’s first engineering college, formerly known as Thomson College of Civil Engineering. The institution has 22 academic departments but is majorly known for its scientific research department.

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Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG)

Overall score: 69.75 | Rank: 7 |Located near the banks of Brahmaputra river, it was ranked at the seventh position in the NIRF Ranking 2021 as well, which came out last year.

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All India Institute Medical Institute of Science (AIIMS), Delhi

Overall score: 69.57 | Rank: 8 | AIIMS is termed as the most coveted medical college and research university of India. It is also the first Indian center to perform a successful cardiac transplant.

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Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

Overall score: 67.25 | Rank: 9| It is known for its path-breaking scientific research and has one of the best faculties in India.

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Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

Overall score: 64.81 | Rank: 10 | Not only known for its academic excellence, BHU is also one of the largest residential universities in Asia. The university is one of the eight public institutions declared as an Institute of Eminence by the Indian government.

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