20 Most Promising Educational Institutes in Karnataka

Karnataka stands at the fifth highest contributor to the country's GDP making it a thriving hub of finance and economics. From the many sectors affecting the contribution, education is one of the key sectors which yield half of the GSDP. 

With over 3000 institutes in total comprising of 22 state universities, 2 private universities, 18 deemed universities, one central university and one institution of national importance; Karnataka stands as the first State to privatize higher education in the country creating an opportunity of a kind to have skill based form of learning as privatization injects new methodologies training students more than the government institutions. On the other hand, the state attracts FDI, due to its industrial base in Bangalore and thereby is a hub for employment eventually increasing the GSDP. However, the numerous national organizations and MNC's present in the state require employees with a certain skill sets. The skill sets are expected to be provided by institutes adapted in their curriculum time-to-time according to the industry requirements which these institutes lack behind after a certain extent.

The skill sets required is not the only element that has to be added but involves a lot more infrastructural changes which needs to be formulated and followed. On the eve of the New Educational Policy in India where the central government aims to make India a knowledge superpower by equipping students with the necessary skills and knowledge and to eliminate the shortage of manpower in science, technology, academics and industry promoting employability. Seeking a global based quality education, attempt of incorporating various features happens to be sought after by these policy makers. Introduction of foundation courses on cultural integration in universities, evaluating teachers based on students' feedback to improve their performance and accountability and set up innovation universities in the country apart from skill-based courses are some of the key considerations.

Portraying some of the best infrastructure and learning methodologies of the pre-New Educational Policy, we bring you '20 Most Promising Educational Institutes in Karnataka' in this edition of Higher Education Review. Encapsulated within are 20 important institutes in Karnataka brought under the same umbrella by a panel of experts which showcase unique sets of educational facets.

20 Most Promising Educational Institutes in Karnataka
20 Most Promising Educational Institutions in Karnataka




Al Ameen Medical College Bangalore Affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, this institute's award winning faculty and its top-notch facilities make it an institute on the rise.
Alliance School of Business Bangalore Under the flagship of the well known Alliance University, this institute is widely recognized for its excellent faculty and offers placements with some of the top companies in the sector.
Alva’s Institute Of Nursing Science Moodbidri Apart from the variety of courses offered for Graduation, PGDM and Doctoral degrees, the institute provides excellent labs for all the students and even accept students from foreign countries.
Bapuji Dental College and Hospital Davanagere One of the only institutes in the country which currently does research and analysis for international firms, the institute has been ranked as one of the top 15 dental colleges in the country.
Commits Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication Bangalore Ranked as one of the best institutes for journalism and mass-com in the country , the accolades won by the students and alumni is a testament to the quality of the institute.
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Bangalore This multi-award winning institute has and continues to groom its students with arguably the best industry based curriculum, world class infrastructure and its highly qualified and experienced faculty.
Institute of Clinical Research India Bangalore With a team of distinguished faculty, excellent placement opportunities and a variety of post-graduate and diploma courses offered, ICRI is rising as a top institute for clinical research in India.
Institute of Finance, Banking & Insurance Bangalore From winning numerous accolades for excellence, to over 30 thousand students being placed in top companies, this institute is the preferred training partner in the BSFI sector.
Institute Of Indian Aviation and Allied Management Studies Bangalore In pursuit of the goal to produce industry-ready workers, this institute also provides scholarships for the students and has a good placement record.
Jain Animation School Bangalore By continuously upgrading its programs, working closely with highlyreputed animation companies and through the unflagging efforts of its faculty, JAS is rising as a leading institute in animation.
JSS College of Pharmacy Mysore Ranked top among India's best Pharmacy colleges, this institute already has two patents to its name with two waiting.
M.S. Engineering College Bangalore This institute provides state-of-the-art facilities for its students who also garner experience working in numerous government sponsored projects in the college.
M.S.Ramaiah College of Hotel Management Bangalore The College provides excellent faculty and the quality facilities and has ties with some of the biggest name in the hospitality sector. One of the first all-women's college in the country, apart from providing a
Mount Carmel College Bangalore One of the first all-women's college in the country, apart from providing a variety of courses with a dedicated staff. MCM offers interesting exchange programs abroad well as placements with top-notch companies.
New Horizon College Bangalore Under the flagship of the reputed New Horizon Education Institution, New Horizon College has been touted as the 'Best Engineering CollegeSouth' and has excellent placement records.
New Horizon Pre - University College Bangalore NHPUC nurtures students into knowledgeable and confident individuals with a dedicated group of faculty driving them with skills to realize better educational opportunities.
Shree Devi College of Fashion Design Mangalore With excellent facilities and labs provided a functioning placement cell and an array of courses to choose from, this college which also provides scholarships for deserving students is under the flagship of Shree Devi Educational Trust.
Sri Sairam College of Engineering Bangalore In a campus providing the best facilities this institute offers placements in some of the biggest companies and is ranked as a top college nationwide.
St Josephs College of arts & Science Bangalore Recognized as a 'College of Excellence' by the UGC, this college provides a variety of courses in the streams of science arts and commerce with scholarship programs and placements programs for the students.
T. A. Pai Management Institute Manipal Multi-Award winning institute, with top notch facilities, their placement record is impeccable with 100 percent placement for the 2013-2015 academic year.