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Top Universities and Colleges in India

Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including India! Cool, huh? In India you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.

India's universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in India.

Top Ranked Universities on PhDPortal

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2020) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2019) TopUniversities Ranking (2020) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2020)
301 401 184 530
401 701 152 513
401 701 182 654
401 701 281 722
501 901 383 747
601 - 801 -
601 901 801 850
601 501 271 654
601 601 291 752
601 - - 530
601 - 801 1029
601 - - -
1001 - - -
1001 901 751 -
1001 - 801 -
1001 - - -
1001 - - -
1001 - 701 -
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati - - 491 -
Jadavpur University - - 651 -
University of Calcutta - - 801 -
University of Mumbai  - - 801 -
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University Rankings Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

Study in India

Read about the many benefits of studying in India: many academic courses are taught and examined in English, you can choose between a variety of high quality programmes in Technology and Environmental Sciences, and the costs of studying and living there are considerably less expensive than in many other parts of the world.

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