Top Universities in India 2018: QS Rank and Admission Process

Published: | February 22, 2018
Top Universities in India 2018: QS Rank and Admission Process
  • There are some top universities in India that have been ranked highly by agencies like QS University Rankings.
  • The universities offer excellent UG, PG and doctoral courses in various fields and admissions are done on merit basis.

India is home to some of the top universities in Asia as well as amongst BRICS countries. The BRICS QS University Rankings has ranked more than 30 Indian universities in the top 200 list. Some of these are state universities, whereas, some are central universities of India.

Most of these universities have completed at least two decades of functioning and offer excellent UG Courses for Science, Commerce as well as Arts students after class 12. Some of these universities are also offer some popular B.Tech Courses, MBA Programmes and Ph.D. courses.

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Some of these universities also offer reputed distance courses for professionals who want to earn while they learn. Apart from offering excellent career opportunities, these opportunities offer student exposure and an education brand name that enables you to launch yourself in the market. Here are the details of top 20 universities in India and their admission process.

Top 20 Universities in India:

Name of the University

Location

Year of Establishment

QS BRICS Rank

Admission Process/ Entrance Exam

University of Delhi

New Delhi

1922

41

  • Merit in class 12 Board Exams for UG Courses
  • Entrance exam for some UG Courses (DU-JAT)
  • Entrance exam for all PG Courses

University of Calcutta

Kolkata

1857

64

  • B.Tech admissions are done through WBJEE
  • MBA admissions are done through CAT or MAT
  • Admissions to other courses is done through merit

Jadavpur University

Kolkata

1955

74

  • B.Tech and B.Pharm admissions are done through WBJEE
  • B.Arch admissions are done through NATA
  • M.Tech Admissions are done through GATE
  • Admissions to all other exams are done through university-level entrance exam

University of Mumbai

Mumbai

1857

82

  • Merit in class 12 Board Exams for UG Courses
  • Admission to few of the courses is done on the basis of MH CET

Anna University

Chennai

1978

85

  • B.Tech admission are done through TNEA
  • Other UG Admissions are done either through merit or through TNSET
  • M.Tech admissions are done through GATE while other PG admissions are done through university level entrance exams

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Coimbatore

1971

105

  • University conducts exams for UG as well as PG courses

University of Calicut

Malappuram

1968

114

  • All admissions are done through university-level entrance exam

G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology

Pantnagar

1960

116

  • Admissions are done through JEE Mains or state level entrance exams
  • M.Tech admissions are done through GATE or University level entrance exam

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Manipal

1956

119

  • UG Admissions are done through MU OET
  • PG Admissions are done through GATE
  • MBBS & BDS admissions are done through NEET UG
  • MS/ MD admissions are done through NEET PG

Sri Venkateswara University

Tirupati

1954

122

  • UG admissions are done through AP EAMCET
  • PG Admissions are either done on the basis of application or on the basis of university level exams

Dr. Harisingh Gour University (University of Sagar)

Sagar

1946

124

  • Admission to all courses is done on the basis of university-level entrance exam

Thapar University

Patiala

1956

137

  • B.Tech admissions are done through JEE Mains
  • Other UG Courses are filled on the basis fo Merit in class 12 Board Exams
  • MBA admissions are done through TU Entrance Exam or other national level management entrance exam
  • Ph.D and other PG courses are filled on the basis of applications

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University)

Coimbatore

2003

140

  • Admission to all UG courses is done on the basis of AEEE
  • M.Tech admissions are done on the basis of GATE
  • University-level exam is also conducted for admission to other PG courses

Mangalore University

Mangalore

1980

140

  • Admission to UG as well as PG courses is done on the basis of Merit

Banaras Hindu University

Varanasi

1916

143

  • Admission to UG courses through BHU UET
  • B.Tech through JEE Advanced
  • MBA through CAT
  • M.Tech through GATE
  • Admission to other PG courses is also done through entrance exam

Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

Pune

2002

144

  • Admission to UG courses is done on the basis of SET
  • Admission to PG courses is done through SNAP

Bangalore University

Bangalore

1964

148

  • Merit in class 12 Board Exams for UG Courses
  • State Level Entrance Exam for B.Tech and LLB
  • Admission to PG courses is done on the basis of application

University of Kashmir

Srinagar

1956

150

  • Admission to UG courses is done through merit basis.
  • For some UC courses, entrance exam will be conducted (eg. B.Sc. Nursing and B.Tech)
  • Admission to all full-time PG courses is done on the basis of entrance exam

Savitribai Phule Pune University

Pune

1948

151-160

  • Admission to UG courses is done on the basis of merit in either class 12 board exams, score in SSC or MH CET
  • Applicants for PG and Doctorate courses will have to clear entrance exams for admission

Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh

1875

161-170

Amity University

Noida

1995

171-180

  • Direct admission for meritorious students
  • Other candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their applications

Admission to most of the UG programmes offered by these universities will begin in either April of May 2018. Students who seek admissions can check the application procedure online.

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