Based on the survey conducted by World Ranking Guide 2011, Good University Ranking Guide 2011, below mentioned is a list of the top universities of India:
|Name||Status||Date of Establishment||Courses offered||Specialization|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur||Central Deemed University||1959||Undergraduate Programme : Full time 4 years B Tech degree , Post Graduate Programme: Full time 2 years M.Tech, Full Time 2 years MBA, Full time 2 years M. Des, Full time 5 years integrated MSc. Degree, Full time 2 years MSc, Full time M. Sc. – Ph. D. dual degree||Technology|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi||Educational and research institution, Deemed University||1961||Undergraduate Programme: Full time 4 years B.Tech degree Masters Programme: Full time 2 years M.Tech degree, Interdisciplinary M.Tech Programme, 2 years full time MBA, 2 Years full time MSc., M.S. Research Programme, 2 years full time M. Des. Doctoral Programme, Interdisciplinary Programme, QIP/CEP programs||Technology|
|Indian Institute of Technology Madras||Educational and research institution ( deemed university)||1959||Undergraduate Programmes: Full time 4 years Bachelor of Technology (B Tech), Full time 5 years integrated Dual Degree programmes in Engineering Post Graduate Programmes Full time 2 years Master of Technology (M Tech), 2 years full time Master of Science (MSc), 2 years full time Master of Arts (MA), 2 years full time Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2 years full time oriented M.Tech degree||Technology|
|Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur||Autonomous engineering, technology and management institute||1951||Undergraduate Programmes Full time 4 years B.Tech, Full time 5 years integrated Msc, Full time 5 years dual degree programmes Post Graduate Programme: Full time 2 years Programme in M.Tech Integrated MSc. And Ph.D Programme||Technology|
|Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee||Public University||1847||Undergraduate Programmes 4 years full time programmes in B.Tech, 5 years full time course in B. Arch, 5 years full time integrated ( B.Tech and M.Tech) dual degree, 5 years full time integrated M.Tech degree Postgraduate Programmes: 2 years full time Programme in M.Tech./M.Arch. & M.U.R.P. Doctoral Programmes||Technology|
|University of Delhi||Central University||1922||Phd, M.Phil ( full time 2 years course) , Post Graduate ( full time 2 years course), Undergraduate ( full time three years course), Certificate and Diploma (Full time one year course)||Arts and Humanities, Life Science, ,Medicine|
|Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati||autonomous engineering and technology- institute||1994||Undergraduate Programme: 4 years full time course in B.Tech and B. Des Post Graduate Programme: 2 years full time course in Master of Technology, Master of Design, Master of Science, Master of Arts in Development Studies Doctoral Programmes Dual Degree Programme ( M.Tech and PhD).||Technology|
|University of Calcutta||Public University||24th January, 1857||Undergraduate Programmes 3 years full time course in bachelors degree Post Graduate Programme 2 years full time course in Masters degree Doctoral Programmes||General|
|University of Pune||Public University||10th February, 1949||Undergraduate Programme 3 years full time course in BA, BSc., BA Fine Arts, B.Com, BBA, BPharm, lAW Post Graduate Programmes 2 years full time course in MA, MSc, MCom, MSW, MBA, MPharm, Law 4 years full time course in engineering ( B.Tech) Doctoral Programmes||General|
|Indian Institute of Technology Bombay||Public research university ( deemed university)||1958||Undergraduate Programs Full time 4 years B.Tech, Full time 5 years Dual Degree Postgraduate Programs Full time 2 years in M.Tech, Full time 2 years in M.Phil, Full time 2 years in M.Des, 2 Year MSc. Master of Management, 6 years MSc. & Ph.D. Dual Degree PGDIIT (Post Graduate Diploma of Indian Institute of Technology)||Technology|
The competition to get through the top universities in India is increasing at a rapid pace. The country is home to public, private, deemed and state universities. Universities of India are funded and supported by UGC (University Grants Commission).
The UGC lists 90 private universities, 130 deemed universities, 275 state universities and 42 central universities. In addition, some institutions have also been awarded the permission to grant degrees on an autonomous basis and are often referred to as autonomous organizations. UGC also offers recognition to Indian Universities through NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council). On successful completion of the courses, the universities and institutes also offer placement assistance to the students.