Top 10 Colleges in India

Higher education institutes and universities of India are internationally and globally famous for offering world-class and innovative higher education courses in various educational, professional, and other occupational fields. The higher education infrastructure and system of India is regarded as being the third largest and highly sophisticated in the whole world, after the educational systems of USA and China. Roughly, there are about 500 central-funded, state-funded, and privately-funded universities in India, 20,000 governmental and highly reputed private institutes and colleges, 850 major polytechnics, and a huge number of professional and vocational training centers [including over 4000 ITIs]. About 15 universities and institutes of India are of global repute for top-notch courses in certain specific disciplines or subjects; some of these are listed below. Again, higher education through both the modes of the campus-based education and the distance learning education, are hugely popular in India, and cater to varying requirements of myriads of India and global students, professionals, and scholars every year. The fields or subjects covered by the courses of these educational institutions of India are mentioned below separately in the lower section.

At present, the most magnificent, vastly and extensively popular, and top ten institutes in india, encompass the following globally famous universities:

  • Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs)
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore
  • Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
  • Indian School of Business (IBS), Hyderabad
  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), Bangalore
  • University of Delhi (DU), New Delhi
  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi
  • Punjab University (PU), Chandigarh
  • Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • National Institutes of Technology (NITs)
  • VIT University, Vellore
  • University of Pune, Pune
  • University of Mumbai, Mumbai
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University [IGNOU], New Delhi

List of Best Colleges in India

The majority of the above top 10 colleges in india, also offer some distance learning courses in various subjects, and at varying academic levels. However, some open universities and online institutes of India are especially famous for online courses. The above-noted indian top 10 colleges, and these online universities and institutes collectively cover a rather extensive range of disciplines and subjects at diverse academic levels, essentially including most of the globally popular subjects. In connection with the distance learning, the selective list of top ten colleges in india, is provided below:

  • Indira Gandhi National Open University [IGNOU], New Delhi
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • Sikkim Manipal University [SMU-DE], Manipal
  • Annamalai University [DDE], Annamalai Nagar (Tamil Nadu)
  • Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning [SCDL], Pune
  • IMT Distance and Open Learning Institute, Ghaziabad
  • University of Delhi [SOL], New Delhi
  • ICFAI University, Tripura
  • Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (Kerala)
  • Yashwantrao C. Maharashtra Open University, Nasik
  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
  • Alagappa University, Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu)
  • Karnataka State Open University, Mysore
  • University of Madras, Chennai
  • Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar

The following most popular and fast progressive subjects are covered by most of the best colleges in india, to educate Indian and global students and professionals --- information technology, streams of engineering and technology, business administration and management, internet and multimedia, sciences, nursing, medical sciences and paramedical, tourism and hospitality, entrepreneurship, languages and literature, mass communication and journalism, biotechnology, social sciences, education and teaching, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, law and paralegal, accounts and commerce, media and entertainment, computer hardware and software, fashion technology, fine arts and design, and other fields or subjects.