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Top 20 Universities in India – 2014

Indian has some of the best universities and institutes in the world. In this article we created a list of top 20 universities in India with all details that will be useful for you.

We have included all the top universities. However, by no means this is the complete list. But still we included top universities and there is a possibility that we missed one or two.

Ranking System: We have ranked universities on the basis points given to them.

You will be surprised to know that most of the universities mentioned below are government institutes.

Top 20  Indian universities

So just check the name & some important details of these top Indian universities.

Top Universities in India

1. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay – IIT Bombay

  • Established In Year: 1958
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Electronics etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $2500 for Undergraduate, $2500 to $5000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 4000 to 5000
  • Admission Process: Joint Entrance Exam – JEE
  • Accreditation and Recognition: Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Higher Education, India
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Mumbai 76, (22) 257 67041
  • Website:www.iitb.ac.in

2. Indian Institute of Technology Madras – IIT Madras

  • Established In Year: 1959
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Electronics etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $2500 for Undergraduate, $2500 to $5000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 4000 to 4500
  • Admission Process: Joint Entrance Exam, JEE
  • Accreditation and Recognition: Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Higher Education, India, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Chennai 36, 91 (44) 2257 0725
  • Website: www.iitm.ac.in

3. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur – IIT Kharagpur

  • Established In Year: 1951
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Electronics etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $2500 for Undergraduate, $2500 to $5000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 5000 to 5500
  • Admission Process: Joint Entrance Exam – JEE
  • Accreditation and Recognition: Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Higher Education, India, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Higher Education, India,
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Kharagpur – 302, 91 (3222) 282 002
  • Website: www.iitkgp.ac.in

4. Birla Institute of Technology and Science – BITS Pilani

  • Established In Year: 1964
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Electronics etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $2500 for Undergraduate, $2500 to $5000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 7000 to 8000
  • Admission Process: Entrance Test and 10 + 2 Marks
  • Accreditation and Recognition: National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Pilani 31, (1596) 242 205
  • Website: www.bits-pilani.ac.in

5. University of Delhi

  • Established In Year: 1922
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: All Courses
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $800 to $2000 for Undergraduate, $2000 to $3000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 45000 to 46000
  • Admission Process: Entrance Exams and 10 + 2 Marks
  • Accreditation and Recognition: University Grants Commission, India, National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Delhi 7, 91 (11) 2766 7011
  • Website: www.du.ac.in

6. Indian Institute of Science – IISc Bangalore

  • Established In Year: 1909
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $1500 for Undergraduate, $2500 to $5000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 2000 to 3000
  • Admission Process: Entrance Exam
  • Accreditation and Recognition: University Grants Commission, India, Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Bangalore 12, 91 (80) 394 2222
  • Website: www.iisc.ernet.in

7. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi – IIT D

  • Established In Year: 1961
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Electronics etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $2500 for Undergraduate, $2500 to $5000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 3000 to 4000
  • Admission Process: Joint Entrance Exam – JEE
  • Accreditation and Recognition: Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Higher Education, India,Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: New Delhi 16, 91 (11) 2658 2020
  • Website: www.iitd.ac.in

8. Banaras Hindu University – BHU

  • Established In Year: 1915
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Electronics etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $800 to $1500 for Undergraduate, $2000 to $3000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 15,000 to 20,000
  • Admission Process: Based on Entrance Exam
  • Accreditation and Recognition: University Grants Commission, India, National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Varanasi 5, 91 (542) 236 8938
  • Website: www.bhu.ac.in

9. University of Mumbai

  • Established In Year: 1857
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: All Courses
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $500 to $100 for Undergraduate, $1500 to $2000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 45,000 to 47,000
  • Admission Process: 10 + 2 Marks
  • Accreditation and Recognition: University Grants Commission, India, National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Mumbai 32, 91 (22) 2265 6789
  • Website: www.mu.ac.in

10. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee – IIT Roorkee

  • Established In Year: 1847
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Aerospace, Bio Technology, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Electronics etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $2500 for Undergraduate, $2500 to $5000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 5000 to 6000
  • Admission Process: Joint Entrance Exam – JEE
  • Accreditation and Recognition: Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Higher Education, India, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Roorkee 67, 91 (1332) 285 311
  • Website: www.iitr.ac.in

11. Jawaharlal Nehru National University – JNU

  • Established In Year: 1969
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: All Major Courses
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $500 to $1000 for Undergraduate, $1500 to $3000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 5000 to 6000
  • Admission Process: 10 + 2 Marks
  • Accreditation and Recognition: University Grants Commission, India, Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: New Delhi 67, 91 (11) 2671 7500
  • Website: www.jnu.ac.in

12. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati – IIT Guwahati

  • Established In Year: 1994
  • Various Course Levels: Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Electronics etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $2500 for Undergraduate, $2500 to $5000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 3000 to 4000
  • Admission Process: Joint Entrance Exams – JEE
  • Accreditation and Recognition: Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Higher Education, India,
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Guwahati 39, 91 (361) 2690401
  • Website: www.iitg.ac.in

13. Anna University

  • Established In Year: 1978
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: All Major Courses
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $5000 to $7500 for Undergraduate, $5000 to $7500 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 10,000 to 15,000
  • Admission Process: 10+ 2 Marks
  • Accreditation and Recognition: University Grants Commission, India,National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Chennai 25, 91 (44) 2235 2161
  • Website: www.annauniv.edu

14. Aligarh Muslim University – AMU

  • Established In Year: 1875
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Arts, Commerce, Engineering and Technology, Agriculture Science etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $500 to $1000 for Undergraduate, $1500 to $3000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 25,000 to 30,000
  • Admission Process: Both Entry Test and 10 + 2 Marks
  • Accreditation and Recognition: University Grants Commission, India, National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Aligarh 1, 91 (571) 270 0994
  • Website: www.amu.ac.in

15. All India Institute of Medical Science – AIIMS

  • Established In Year: 1956
  • Various Course Levels: Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Medical Science
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $500 to $1000 for Undergraduate, $1500 to $2500 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 500 to 1000
  • Admission Process: Entrance Exam for AIIMS
  • Accreditation and Recognition: Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: New Delhi 29, 91 (11) 2658 8851
  • Website: www.aiims.edu

16. Indian School of Mines – ISM

  • Established In Year: 1926
  • Various Course Levels: Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Mining and Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $2000 for Undergraduate, $2500 to $5000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 5000 to 6000
  • Admission Process: 10 + 2 Marks and Entrance Exams
  • Accreditation and Recognition: University Grants Commission, India, Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Dhanbad 4, 91 (326) 220 5403
  • Website: www.ismdhanbad.ac.in

17. National Institute of Technology Karnataka

  • Established In Year: 1960
  • Various Course Levels: Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Electronics etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $2000 for Undergraduate, $1000 to $3000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 500 to 1000
  • Admission Process: Based on Entrance Exam
  • Accreditation and Recognition: Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Mangalore 25, 91 (824) 247 4000
  • Website: www.nitk.ac.in

18. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur – IIT Kanpur

  • Established In Year: 1959
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Engineering, Humanities, Management, Science
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $1000 to $2500 for Undergraduate, $2500 to $5000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 3000 to 4000
  • Admission Process: Joint Entrance Exams – JEE
  • Accreditation and Recognition: Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Higher Education, India,Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Kanpur 16, 91 (512) 259 7578
  • Website: www.iitk.ac.in

19. Manipal University

  • Established In Year: 1993
  • Various Course Levels: Certificate Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Health Science, Applied Science, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Hotel Management, Media & Communication etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $3000 to $5000 for Undergraduate, $5000 to $8000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 20,000 to 25,000
  • Admission Process: 10 + 2 Marks
  • Accreditation and Recognition: University Grants Commission, India, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: Manipal 104, 91 (820) 257 1201
  • Website: www.manipal.edu

20. Jamia Millia Islamia

  • Established In Year: 1920
  • Various Course Levels: Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees
  • Academic Structure: Engineering Technology, Humanities, Law, Natural Science, Social Science, Architecture, IT etc
  • Yearly Tuition Fees: $800 to $1500 for Undergraduate, $1500 to $3000 for Postgraduate
  • Number of Students: 20,000 to 25,000
  • Admission Process: 10 + 2 Marks and Entrance Exam
  • Accreditation and Recognition: University Grants Commission, India, Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Admission Office and Phone No: New Delhi 25, 91 (11) 2698 4650
  • Website: jmi.ac.in

So these were top 20 universities in India. If you want to know more about them then visit their website and contact them on phone.