Statistics reveal that Delhi-NCR region contributed to 7.5 percent of India's GDP during the last few years in a row. Paramount to achieving this feat has been the numerous educational institutions in the industrial corridor of the NCR region. Therefore, Delhi, the capital city of India not only boasts of exceptional cultural excellence but also hosts many prestigious educational institutions of the country. In the field of higher education, there are more than 160 Colleges, most of them affiliated to Delhi University and GGSIP University. Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Milia Islamia University being the Central Universities do not have any quota or preference for Delhi students, making the city an education for students across the country. In additions to that, the Delhi-NCR region comprises of several multi-national companies owing to its close proximity to almost six northern states of India. The students can gain vital exposure from the regular collaborations that these companies have with various educational institutes in the vicinity.
However, in a globalized world where human capital has acquired as much or even more prominence as the physical capital, it is important for a country to have good quality institutes of higher education of international repute. Such institutes not only provide the necessary human capital for the development and growth of knowledge based economy, but also offer a competitive edge to a country at the international level. Delhi being home to such world-class educational establishments, the Higher Education Review have come up with some of the most trusted educational institutions in the Delhi/NCR region, which are rapidly developing into a major global educational centre. The institutes have been selected under the banner 'Institute of the Year - 2016,Delhi,' are on the basis of how well they prepare the students for the industry, educational collaborations, placements, research and the quality of performance they deliver, all of which implies their performance to bring in quality to the education system. With a commitment to provide true information to the student community and Indian higher education sector, we bring to you the, 'Institute of the year- 2016, Delhi.' We sincerely hope that our efforts will help the student community who are oblivious about choosing the right college located in Delhi.