From Miranda House to Kirori Mal College — here are India’s 10 top colleges

Jul 15, 2022

By: Kritti Bhalla

India’s best colleges

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on July 15 announced this year’s rankings for National Institutional Ranking Framework or NIRF 2022 , according to which Delhi University's Miranda House is the top college in the country. Notably, five out of the top ten colleges are from Delhi and under the University of Delhi.

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Miranda House | #1

Established in 1948, Miranda House is a women's government college under the University of Delhi. Its alumni list includes Sheila Dixit, Anita Mazumdar Desai and Brinda Karat.

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Hindu College | #2

Established in 1899, Hindu College is also part of Delhi University. It counts Arnab Goswami, Dr. Subramanian Swamy and Meenakshi Lekhi amongst its alumni.

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Presidency College | #3

Presidency College is an art, commerce and science college in the city of Chennai in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Its alumni list includes illustrious names like N. Ram, G.N. Balasubramaniam and V.K Krishna Menon.

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Loyola College | #4

Based in Chennai, Loyola College is a private Catholic higher education institution run by the Society of Jesus. Its alumni include Vishwanathan Anand, C.K. Prahlad, Mahesh Babu and Daggubati Venkatesh.

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Lady Shri Ram College For Women | #5

Lady Shri Ram College for Women is a constituent women's college, affiliated with the University of Delhi. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Gauri Khan, Priya Prakash and Tina Dabi were among its alumni.

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PSGR Krishnammal College for Women | #6

Established in 1963, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women is an autonomous arts and science college located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Its alumni list includes Vanitha Mohan, Keera Ramakrishnan and N. Vallishri.

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Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College |#7

Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, formerly Sanatan Dharma College, is also part of the University of Delhi. Its alumni list includes Rajkumar Rao, Jaspreet Jasz and Sudhir Chaudhary.

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St. Xavier's College | #8

St. Xavier's College is a private, catholic college under Calcutta University run by the Calcutta Province of the Society of Jesus in Kolkata, India. Its alumni list includes Parveen Babi, Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Vijay Mallya.

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Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira | #9

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira is an autonomous degree college of India located in Belur, Howrah near Belur Math in West Bengal.

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Kirori Mal College |#10

Established in 1954, Kirori Mal College is a constituent college of the University of Delhi.Its alumni list includes Amitabh Bachchan and Shakti Kapoor.

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