India is one of the few countries in the world where people are too much obsessed with education. There are number of small and large educational institutions spread in every nook and corner of the country. The number of students who are opting for higher studies is increasing at a very high rate. Large numbers of student are unable to choose the right university for them. The large cluster of institutions everywhere makes it really hard for students to select the right institution for themselves. There are few of the extraordinary universities in India which are above the rest of the cluster and offer ample opportunities to develop the viagrastanding of subject and head start a bright career. Here is a brief introduction of top three universities in India.
Indian Institute of Technology
The Indian Institute of Technology is better known as IITs and they are the premier engineering institutes in the country and renowned all over the world. Every student who is aspiring to become an engineer, dreams to be a part of these institutions. Initially there were 7 different IITs all over the country but recently there number has been increased to 14 and 7 new institutes had come under the banner. There are more than 15,500 under graduates and more than 12000 graduates are studying in these institutions in addition to the research scholars. Including engineering courses these universities also offers various other courses like MSc, MBA and various doctoral level courses. These Institutions has produced number of finest engineers and therefore the demand for these institutions is very high. Every year approximately 350,000 students apply for just 4,935 seats that clearly show the demand of these institutions are very high and acceptance ratio is mere 1 out 60 students approx.
Delhi University is one of the oldest universities in India and it is locate in the heart of country New Delhi. The Delhi University was established in the year 1922 and offers number of post Graduate, Under Graduate and Doctoral Programs. It was ranked 371st in the world and 60th in Asia by QS world Universities Rankings. The university is funded by the government of India and vice president of the country is the chancellor of the university. At present, there are 14 faculties, 86 academic departments and 79 colleges spread all over the city, with about 220,000 students are currently enrolled in the University. There are number of reputed persons who had been the scholar of this reputed university. A few of such people includes legendary actor Mr. Amitabh Bachan, Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dixit, Great Cartoonist Mr. R.K. Laxman and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The colleges under Delhi university are one of the most reputed colleges in the country and number of students apply for them but only a few can see there dreams come true. The cut-off list for admission in various programs is increasing every year and in 2011 some of the colleges had set up the cut-off to 100.
Jawaharlal Nehru University
JawaharLal Nehru University is one the top ranked universities in India and ranked under top 300 universities in the world. The campus of the university is located in Delhi and its spread in the area of 1000 acers. The university is renowned for its various post graduation research programs it has the strength of more than 5000 students and 500 faculty members. The university was established in the year 1969 by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and it was named after India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. In the year 2006 University was included in top 200 universities in the world by Times Higher Education Supplement. For Life and Biological Sciences university is ranked amongst top 100 universities in the world and its School of Social Sciences is ranked 57th in the world. These are a few figures that state the reputation of the university.
These are the few universities that had clearly set up the great education standards in the country and produced many leaders, entrepreneurs, thinkers, artists, engineers, doctors and professionals. These universities had played a major role in imparting quality education in India. Students must try there best to become a part of such leading institutions of the country.