Top universities in India for PhD in 2023

Are you looking forward to pursuing a Ph.D. from a top university in India? If it is yes, then you are at the right place. This blog post aims to provide the list of top Indian universities for doing a Ph.D. and other courses like Master, Bachelor, etc;

Recently, the Ministry of Education released the Indian ranking for 2022 through the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). In this post, We are listing the top 100 Indian universities for doing a Ph.D.

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About NAAC

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRD on 29th September 2015 to rank institutions across the country. This framework outlines a methodology to identify the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions. The parameters broadly cover “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.

Top 100 Universities in India for PhD

Indian Institute of ScienceBengaluruKarnataka83.571
Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiDelhi68.472
Jamia Millia Islamia, New DelhiNew DelhiDelhi65.913
Jadavpur UniversityKolkataWest Bengal65.374
Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatoreTamil Nadu63.405
Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiUttar Pradesh63.206
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, ManipalManipalKarnataka62.847
Calcutta UniversityKolkataWest Bengal62.238
Vellore Institute of TechnologyVelloreTamil Nadu61.779
University of HyderabadHyderabadTelangana61.7110
Aligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhUttar Pradesh61.4311
Savitribai Phule Pune UniversityPuneMaharashtra59.4812
University of Delhi DelhiDelhi58.6613
Institute of Chemical TechnologyMumbaiMaharashtra58.6114
Bharathiar UniversityCoimbatoreTamil Nadu58.2515
Siksha `O` AnusandhanBhubaneswarOdisha57.6016
Homi Bhabha National InstituteMumbaiMaharashtra57.0917
Birla Institute of Technology & Science – PilaniPilaniRajasthan56.6818
S.R.M. Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiTamil Nadu56.2419
Anna UniversityChennaiTamil Nadu56.2220
Kalinga Institute of Industrial TechnologyBhubaneswarOdisha56.2220
Osmania UniversityHyderabadTelangana53.0722
Amity UniversityGautam Budh NagarUttar Pradesh53.0722
Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research AcademyThanjavurTamil Nadu53.0424
Panjab UniversityChandigarhChandigarh52.8025
Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical SciencesChennaiTamil Nadu52.4526
Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation University (K L College of Engineering)VaddeswaramAndhra Pradesh52.3327
Alagappa UniversityKaraikudiTamil Nadu52.1828
Chandigarh UniversityMohaliPunjab51.8529
Mahatma Gandhi University, KottayamKottayamKerala51.6130
Thapar Institute of Engineering and TechnologyPatialaPunjab51.5631
Symbiosis InternationalPuneMaharashtra51.4532
Mysore UniversityMysuruKarnataka51.3733
JSS Academy of Higher Education and ResearchMysuruKarnataka51.2034
Kalasalingam Academy of Research and EducationSrivilliputturTamil Nadu51.0935
Andhra University, VisakhapatnamVisakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh50.5236
Gauhati UniversityGuwahatiAssam50.5236
Delhi Technological UniversityNew DelhiDelhi49.9738
University of MadrasChennaiTamil Nadu49.8639
Kerala UniversityThiruvananthapuramKerala49.8040
Dr. D. Y. Patil VidyapeethPuneMaharashtra49.4341
Cochin University of Science and TechnologyCochinKerala49.4341
Sathyabama Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiTamil Nadu49.1843
Guru Nanak Dev UniversityAmritsarPunjab49.0144
Jamia HamdardNew DelhiDelhi48.9345
Mumbai UniversityMumbaiMaharashtra48.9345
Lovely Professional UniversityPhagwaraPunjab48.9247
Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and ResearchChennaiTamil Nadu48.8748
Banasthali VidyapithBanasthaliRajasthan48.6449
King George`s Medical UniversityLucknowUttar Pradesh48.5150
SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management StudiesMumbaiMaharashtra48.4651
Madurai Kamaraj UniversityMaduraiTamil Nadu48.3952
University of KashmirSrinagarJammu and Kashmir48.2753
Datta Meghe Institute of Medical SciencesWardhaMaharashtra48.1854
Babasheb Bhimrao Ambedkar UniversityLucknowUttar Pradesh48.0555
University of JammuJammuJammu and Kashmir48.0356
Bharathidasan UniversityTiruchirappalliTamil Nadu47.9857
Gujarat UniversityAhmedabadGujarat47.6158
Tezpur UniversityTezpurAssam47.4859
Tata Institute of Social SciencesMumbaiMaharashtra47.1660
Shiv Nadar UniversityDadriUttar Pradesh46.5761
Bharath Institute of Higher Education & ResearchChennaiTamil Nadu46.4062
Periyar UniversitySalemTamil Nadu46.0663
Bangalore University BangaloreKarnataka46.0164
University of Petroleum and Energy StudiesDehradunUttarakhand45.4965
North Eastern Hill UniversityShillongMeghalaya45.4466
Sri Venkateswara UniversityTirupatiAndhra Pradesh45.0767
Pondicherry UniversityPuducherryPondicherry44.9568
Calicut University, ThenhipalemMalappuramKerala44.9369
Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Mahatma Gandhi Medical College CampusPuducherryPondicherry44.7270
Christ UniversityBengaluruKarnataka44.3171
Visvesvaraya Technological UniversityBelgaumKarnataka44.2272
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University, KaradKaradMaharashtra44.1473
Graphic Era UniversityDehradunUttarakhand43.8274
Bharati VidyapeethPuneMaharashtra43.5476
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha UniversityNew DelhiDelhi43.3977
Mizoram UniversityAizawlMizoram43.2478
Jain University, BangaloreBengluruKarnataka43.2179
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, TirunelveliTirunelveliTamil Nadu42.9280
Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, MumbaiMumbaiMaharashtra42.6481
Central University of PunjabBathindaPunjab42.6481
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, AurangabadAurangabadMaharashtra42.5983
Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science & Higher Education for WomenCoimbatoreTamil Nadu42.5384
Central University of Tamil NaduTiruvarurTamil Nadu42.4785
Kuvempu UniversityShivamoggaKarnataka42.4486
The University of BurdwanBardhamanWest Bengal42.4287
Ashoka UniversitySonepatHaryana42.2788
Utkal UniversityBhubaneswarOdisha42.2788
KLE Academy of Higher Education and ResearchBelagaviKarnataka42.2788
Maharishi MarkandeshwarAmbalaHaryana42.2691
Gandhi Institute of Technology and ManagementVisakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh42.1492
Chettinad Academy of Research and EducationKelambakkam, Chengalpattu DistrictTamil Nadu42.0493
Maharshi Dayanand UniversityRohtakHaryana41.8894
Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and ResearchGunturAndhra Pradesh41.7995
Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management SciencesSolanHimachal Pradesh41.1996
Yenepoya UniversityMangaluruKarnataka41.0397
Visva BharatiSantiniketanWest Bengal40.9698
Birla Institute of TechnologyRanchiJharkhand40.6999
Dr. M. G. R. Educational and Research InstituteChennaiTamil Nadu40.39100
top universities in India for PhD

In this blog post, We provided a list of top Indian universities for pursuing Ph.D. and other higher education courses. In these top-ranked universities, you pursue your research (Ph.D.), Master, etc; in various subjects like Mathematics, Management, Computer Science, Commerce, and others subjects.

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