India offers a number of institutions for higher education. With a population this vast, India requires more universities to accommodate new batches of students. The universities also welcome students from around the world. There are over 40 central universities, 275 state universities, and 130 other universities in India. There are also 90 Institutions of National Importance in India for students. We have assembled a list of the best universities in India that you need to know about.
University of Delhi
Vice-Chancellor Hari Singh Gaur founded the University of Delhi with only three colleges – Hindu, Ramjas, and St. Stephens. Today the university has 77 colleges and 15 faculties. The university also hosts an annual flower exhibition in Delhi.
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
IITB is a technical and research institute and is one of the top-ranked universities in the world. The university offers 60 courses in science. In 1961, it was credited as an ‘Institute of National Importance.’ You can find courses for undergraduate and post-graduation. The admissions take place through a national exam.
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
IIT Delhi is another institute under IIT that offers more than 60 courses in Science and Technology. There are a total of 23 IITs in India. It is also a research and development center in engineering, science, and technology. Prof. Kamayun Kabir inaugurated it in 1961 as an institute for science and technology.
Indian Institute of Science(IISC) Bangalore
Indian Institute of Science is located in Bangalore. It is best known as a research institute for management, engineering, research, and design. It was founded in 1909 by Jamsetji Tata, Krishnaraja Wadivya IV. IISC also works with government and private companies for research work. They have launched their brand statement ‘Discover and Innovate; Transform and Transcend: Serve and Lead.’
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR)
IITR is the oldest training institute in entire Asia. It was established in 1847 and was the first Civil Engineering institute. However, the university only became an IIT in 2001. There is a range of engineering, technology, and architecture courses offered in the institute for graduation and post-graduation.
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG)
IITG is among the newest members of the IIT group, established in 1994. It was the sixth IIT among the 26 institutes of the company. IITG Guwahati offers courses around engineering and postgraduate levels. Next to the River Brahmaputra, IITG has a property of 280 acres that offers a peaceful environment to the students.
University of Hyderabad
The University of Hyderabad offers two schools for education. Students can opt for a range of courses in Humanities, Social Science, Arts, Medical Sciences, and Science. There are a lot of 97 courses with a faculty of 400 members. The university was established in 1974. The candidates need to clear an entrance exam to get admission. Only 600 students get selected for the course every year.