Making it to the Top Rung: These are the Best Colleges in the Country

No more endless browsing... Here’s a list of the nations’s top ranking institutions, according to MHRD

Published: 11th April 2016 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th April 2016 10:39 PM   |  A+A-

The MHRD’s ranking of colleges in the country threw up quite a few surprises. IISC, Bengaluru expectedly attained the top position, followed by Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai. The presence of JNU and Hyderabad University in the top 10 proved that the recent negative publicity that they received hasn’t tarnished their image. Among engineering institutes, the IITs expectedly took up all 10 positions, with IIT-Madras bagging the numero uno position.

Making it.jpgTop 10 Universities in the country

  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
  • Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam
  • University of Delhi, Delhi
  • Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvanathapuram
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science –Pilani
  • Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh


Top 10 Engineering institutes in India

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
  •   Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar-Rupnagar
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Patna

Top 10 Management institutes in the country

  • Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
  • Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
  • Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow
  • Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur
  • Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
  • International Management Institute, New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal
  •  Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Management, Indore


Top 10 Pharmaceutical institutes

  Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal

University institute of pharmaceutical sciences –Chandigarh

Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi

Poona College of Pharmacy, Erandwane, Pune

Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai

Birla Institute of technology, Ranchi

Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi

JSS college of Pharmacy, Ootacamund

JSS college of Pharmacy, Mysuru

Categories of institutions

Although the Ranking Frameworks are similar, the exact methodologies that are used are domain specific. Ranking methods have been worked out for six categories of institutions i.e., Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Architecture, Universities and Colleges


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