Top 25 Universities in India Survey-2019

It is known by all that India holds an important place in the global education industry. With India having world's largest population of about 500 million in the age bracket of 5-24 years, the education sector apparently has reached US$ 91.7 billion in FY18 and is expected to reach US$ 101.1 billion in FY19. A number of colleges and universities in India reached 39,050 and 903, respectively in 2017-18. India had 36.64 million students enrolled in higher education in 2017-18. Gross Enrolment Ratio in higher education reached 25.8 percent in 2017-18. With such statistics, it will be not wrong to assume that there is still a lot of potential for further development in the education system. The youth of the country are in high spirits to achieve success and attain higher education from best possible Universities of the country.

In India, "University" means a University established or incorporated by or under a Central Act, a Provincial Act or a State Act and includes any such institution as may, in consultation with the University concerned, be recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The Universities in the country, however, are categorized into 4 parts- Central University, State, Private, and Deemed-to-be. While entering to any University the students hold a range of aspirations that they aspire to get accomplished during the tenure spent in the University campus. This 2 or 4 years of their life generally decides how they are going to groom and act in their later life. Hence selecting an appropriate University can be said a very crucial decision for the students and their parents.

Amidst the end number of Universities sprouting up every year in the country, it stands as a tedious task for the students to take into consideration one University that will probably help them to realize their pre-planned dreams. Assisting to make this research a short one, the Higher Education Review came to the aid with a short list of "Top 25 Universities in India Survey-2019" that consists of few of the establishments that are offering cutting-edge courses, facilities along with an assurance of fulfilling careers. The Universities featuring in this listing have been chosen by a distin-guished panel of researchers, experts, and academicians.

Top 25 Universities in India Survey-2019


College Name



1 Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore,TN 914.11
2 Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, RJ 913.09
3 Manipal Academy of Higher Education Manipal, KA 909.25
4 Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore, TN 905.12
5 University of Kerala Thiruvanathpuram, Kerala 904.35
6 Chitkara University Patiala, PB 901.3
7 Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, JH 896.23
8 JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research Mysore, Karnataka 891.65
9 Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth Pune,MH 891.01
10 Jain Vishva Bharti University Ladnun, Rajasthan 890.11
11 Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Chennai,TN 889.02
12 Maharishi Markandeshwar Ambala, Hariyana 799.25
13 Nirma University Ahmedabad, GJ 781.02
14 NITTE Mangalore, KA 781
15 Eternal University Baru Sahib, HP 780.98
16 Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar, Gurjrat 778.12
17 Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar, OR 777.11
18 Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences Wardha, Maharashtra 776.3
19 Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies Faridabad, Hariyana 775
20 PEC University of Technology Chandigarh, CH 765.45
22 Dr.C.V.Raman University Kota, Rajasthan 755.4
23 The LNM Institute of Information Technology Jaipur, Rajasthan 738.45
24 Kerala Kalamandalam Thrissur, Kerala 737
25 Bhatkhande Music Institute Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 712.21