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Universities in India

Higher Education in India

2022 Ranking of India Universities

What are India’s most well-known universities? Topuniversitieslist has published the 2022 Indian University Ranking, which includes 884 Indian higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Indian higher education-related body, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

View the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Rankings for 884 Indian Universities.

2022 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

The Republic of India is a territorial union split into 28 states and 8 union territories, with regions and smaller administrative units in between. The majority of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are found in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu, which are the most heavily populated states in India. Both administrative divisions of at least two Indian higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Manipur (8)
West Bengal (42)
Uttarakhand (33)
Uttar Pradesh (79)
Tripura (4)
Telangana (23)
Tamil Nadu (53)
Sikkim (7)
Rajasthan (70)
Punjab (88)
Puducherry (4)
Odisha (26)
NCT of Delhi (17)
Nagaland (4)
Mizoram (3)
Meghalaya (9)
Andhra Pradesh (28)
Maharashtra (53)
Madhya Pradesh (54)
Kerala (20)
Karnataka (59)
Jharkhand (21)
Jammu and Kashmir (12)
Himachal Pradesh (25)
Haryana (41)
Gujarat (68)
Goa (2)
Chhattisgarh (23)
Chandigarh (3)
Bihar (25)
Assam (21)
Arunachal Pradesh (9)