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Top 10 universities in India

Here's the list of top 10 universities of India based on many factors like number of faculty members, teacher student ratio, male-female ratio, number of colleges, etc!
Moreover this list has been created on the base of quality of education too!
Just give it a look!

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University Of Delhi

University Of Delhi

The University of Delhi is the premier university of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research and attracts eminent scholars to its faculty. It was established in 1922 as a unitary, teaching and residential university by an Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly. The President of India is the Visitor, the Vice President is the Chancellor and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India is the Pro-Chancellor of the University. It is wholly funded by the Government of India.

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Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University is a public central university located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Established in 1916 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, BHU is one of the largest residential universities in Asia, with over 20,000 students. In a countrywide survey conducted by the prestigious India Today group in 2010, BHU was ranked as number 1 among all Indian universities.

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University Of Calcutta

University Of Calcutta

The University of Calcutta is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established in 1857. By foundation date, it is the first institution in South Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary and secular Western style university. Within India it is recognized as a Five Star University and a Centre with Potential for Excellence by the University Grants Commission and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. Within all state universities all over India, this university had the highest number students who cleared the doctoral entrance eligibility exam in the sciences conducted by Government of India's National Eligibility Test to become eligible to pursue research with full scholarship awarded by the Government of India.

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Jawaharlal Nehru University

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Jawaharlal Nehru University, also known as JNU, is a public central university in New Delhi, India. In 2012, The National Assessment and Accreditation Council gave the university a grade of 3.9 out of 4, the highest grade awarded to any educational institution in the country. The university is ranked second among the public universities in India, as published by India Today.

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Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a public university, funded by the central government of India. It was established by Syed Ahmad Khan in 1875–78. It was designed to train Muslims for government service in India and prepare them for advanced training in British universities. The main campus of AMU is located in the city of Aligarh.

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Osmania University

Osmania University

The Osmania University is a public state university located in Hyderabad, India, and founded in 1918. It was established and named after the last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan. It is the first Indian university to have Urdu as a medium of instruction.

In 2012, the university was placed sixth among the Nation's Premier Universities in Humanities, Sciences and Commerce stream, which bagged the 'University with Potential for Excellence' status. The Main Campus is ranked tenth among the State Universities, as published by India Today. As of 2012, the university hosts 3,700 international students from more than 80 nations.

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University of Madras

University of Madras

The University of Madras is a public state university located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the three oldest universities in India. The university is situated in the southern city of Chennai. It is a collegiate university and has six campuses in the city Chepauk, Marina, Guindy, Taramani, Maduravoyal and Chetpet. It has more than 50 departments.

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council has conferred Five Star Status to the university and it has been given the status of "University with Potential for Excellence" by the University Grants Commission.

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Allahabad University

Allahabad University

The University of Allahabad, informally known also as Allahabad University is a public central university located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is one of the oldest universities established in the Indian subcontinent which primarily uses English as it medium of instruction. Its origins lie in the Muir Central College, named after Lt. Governor of North-Western Provinces, Sir William Muir in 1876, who suggested the idea of a Central University at Allahabad, which later evolved to the present university. At one point it was called the "Oxford of the East", and on 24 June 2005 its Central University status was restored through the 'University Allahabad Act, 2005', of the Parliament of India.

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University of Hyderabad

University of Hyderabad

The University of Hyderabad is a Central University located in the city of Hyderabad in Telangana state, India. Founded in 1974, this public and largely residential university occupies about 2000 acres in the locality of Gachibowli on the outskirts of the city. The Governor of the state of Telangana is ex-officio the Chief Rector of the University, while the President of India is the Visitor to the University.

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Jamia Millia Islamia

Jamia Millia Islamia

Jamia Millia Islamia is a public central university located in Delhi. It was established at Aligarh in United Provinces, India during British rule in 1920. It became a Central University by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1988. The University was established by Muslim leaders in 1920, prior to partition Among the founding leaders, the main were the Ali Brothers, i.e. Moulana Mohammad Ali Jouhar and Moulana Shoukat Ali.

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