While The University of Delhi remains the undisputed Leader, SRM University – Chennai emerges as the best privately run University.
The list of top 20 Universities of India are:
1. University of Delhi
2. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
3. University of Mumbai
4. University of Calcutta
5. University of Pune
6. Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU )
7. University of Madras
8. SRM University Chennai
9. Banaras Hindu University
10. University of Hyderabad
11. Jadavpur University
12. Osmania University
13. Jamia Millia University
14. Manipal University
15. Vellore University
16. Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)
17. Barkatullah University, Bhopal
18. University of Punjab, Chandigarh
19. Allahabad University (AU)
20. Amity University, NOIDA
The University of Delhi known for its high standards in teaching and research is also the leading University of the country, as per a latest survey.
Delhi University was found to be the best among the Top 20 Universities of the country.
The survey was conducted by Zee News, which commissioned the world’s third ranked research agency IPSOS to carry out the extensive study. According to the findings, University of Delhi is the best University to study and do research in Arts, Science, Commerce and related subjects.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University, which has carved a niche for itself in a span of just 40 years, not only in the Indian academic landscape but also at the international level, ranks second in the list of Top 20 Universities, as per the survey.
University of Mumbai and University of Calcutta are placed third and fourth respectively in the list.
Apart from them, other renowned Universities like the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Jadavpur University and University of Hyderabad also feature in the list of Top 20 Universities of the country.
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, commonly referred as M. S. University (MSU) and known for its excellence in the field of imparting education, is ranked 6th in the survey.
While University of Madras was seventh, SRM University, Chennai emerged close behind at eighth position in overall ranking. It may be noted that SRM University is also the No. 1 private engineering university of the country with world-class academic infrastructure and top notch teaching faculty.
The university survey was backed by fool-proof groundwork done on the basis of opinions of leading academicians, faculty members and alumni, existing as well as prospective students of the colleges.