Oxford University, Harvard University, University of Cambridge, Stanford University, Yale University, and the University of Columbia are some of the most reputed and renowned universities in the world. Today, if privilege would be a piece of cake, every student would have chosen to study in these institutes.
An upsetting reality, however, is that not all have the kind of financial strength that is required for international education. Nevertheless, there are certain universities in our very own country that offer similar quality of education to students.
So here are top 6 institutes/universities in India that you can consider applying for:
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
Globally recognized as one of the best institutes engineering and research, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay offers rich quality education to its students. Situated in the financial capital of the country, IITB is situated in Powai, one of the northern suburbs of Mumbai. The institute offers B.Tech, M.tech, M.sc and Ph.D. courses. There are 70 such courses available. Due to its best level of education imparted by excellent faculty, the Parliament of India declared it the ‘Institute of National Importance’ in 1961. IITB also have MoUs with many reputed international universities which enables its students to work on projects and research with these universities. Apart from academics, IITB also conducts a variety of cultural fest ensuring the overall development of its students. Given the stature that IITB enjoys, around 250 companies carry out campus placements which also includes giants like Google and Microsoft.
Indian Institute of Science (IISC)
This university located in Bangalore was founded in 1909. It is known for offering education in the field of science, technology, and research. The institute currently has 40 departments and 6 divisions in total. The campus of IISC is spread across 371 acre of land. It offers a wide variety of courses at the UG and PG level which include BSc, MTech, and PhD amid others. In all the institute is currently offering 58 courses and 4 streams. The institute holds a tract record of 100% placements with its top recruiters being Hindustan Petroleum, EXIDE, Oracle, Samsung, Adobe, and Intel among others.
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)
Established in 1961, IIT Delhi is known for engineering and technical studies. It is spread across 325 acres of land and offers specialized courses at bachelors, masters and doctorate level in disciplines which includes in various disciplines, including Engineering, Physical Sciences, Management and Humanities & Social Sciences. The institute offers more than 100 courses the students can choose from. Around 500 companies from across the world approach the institute for campus placements with more than 600 job profiles. Some of its top recruiters include Microsoft, Intel, Goldman Sachs, UBER, Standard Chartered, and Societe Generale.
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP)
One of the leading engineering colleges across India, IIT Kharagpur was established in 1951. It is spread across an area of 2100 acres. The institute offers various programs which includes B.Tech, B.Arch., Integrated, LLB, LLM, M.Tech., MCP, M.Sc., MBA, EMBA, MMST, and Ph.D. The institute offers around 150 courses across 9 streams. Around 300 companies invite students of IIT Karagpur for job. The top recruiters include Google, JP Morgan, Goldman Sach, Amazon, Adobe, Cognizant, Cisco, Cypres, etc.
University of Delhi
With the cut off of this university being 98-99%, one can imagine how competitive it is to apply to this university. It is one of the most prestigious universities in the country. Delhi university more popularly recognized as DU has 86 academic departments and 132,435 regular. About 85 colleges and 5 other institutes spread all across Delhi are affiliated with the university. The top companies associated with the university includes HDFC Bank, Novartis, Citi Bank, Deloitte, McKinsey & Company, Accenture, KPMG, HSBC, and American Express.
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Set up in 1961, IIM is the best management institute in India. It is a public and autonomous institute which has received the rare EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation. IIM has a track record of placing 100% of its students. The institute offers a great student exchange program under which it send around 150 students aboard and hosts 90 international students. Around 50 companies visit the campus for recruiting students. It’s top recruiters include Adobe, Ola Cabs, OLX, Bajaj Auto, McKinsey, BCG, HSBC, Accenture, etc.
While these are the most reputed institutes in India, there are many others too that offer high standard, good quality education to the students.