September 19, 2017

Top 100 Indian Universities Rankings 2017

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, the first Indian institution to make it to the top 10 in a global ranking, has been ranked at the top in the annual national rankings released by the HRD ministry. Seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have also made it to the list of the top 10 educational institutions released under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), the other two being Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

The results of the second edition of the domestic ranking were announced by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. Unlike last year, this time the ranking was released under five categories -- Overall, Colleges, Universities, Management and Engineering.

IISc figured at the top in 'Overall' and 'Universities' categories. JNU, which was at third position in the last ranking, has been ranked second this year in 'Universities' category.

Name of Institute Est. City State Score Rank
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. 1909 Bengaluru Karnataka 83.28 1
Jawaharlal Nehru University. 1969 New Delhi Delhi 61.53 2
Banaras Hindu University. 1916 Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 58.92 3
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research. 1989 Bengaluru Karnataka 58.25 4
Jadavpur University. 1955 Kolkata West Bengal 57.32 5
Anna University. 1978 Chennai Tamil Nadu 56.5 6
University of Hyderabad. 1974 Hyderabad Telangana 56.3 7
University of Delhi. 1922 Delhi Delhi 55.37 8
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. 2003 Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 54.7 9
Savitribai Phule Pune University. 1949 Pune Maharashtra 52.81 10
Aligarh Muslim University. 1920 Aligarh Uttar Pradesh 52.74 11
Jamia Millia Islamia. 1920 New Delhi Delhi 51.75 12
Birla Institute of Technology & Science -Pilani. 1964 Pilani Rajasthan 51.46 13
Vellore Institute of Technology. 1984 Vellore Tamil Nadu 51.36 14
Indian Agricultural Research Institute. 1905 New Delhi Delhi 51.2 15
Calcutta University. 1857 Kolkata West Bengal 48.9 16
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. 1971 Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 48.84 17
Manipal Academy of Higher Education-Manipal. 1993 Manipal Karnataka 48.27 18
Visva Bharati. 1951 Kolkata West Bengal 48.19 19
Siksha`O` Anusandhan University. 2007 Bhubaneswar Odisha 46.72 20
Homi Bhabha National Institute. 2005 Mumbai Maharashtra 46.45 21
Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research. 1984 Chennai Tamil Nadu 46.45 21
Osmania University. 1917 Hyderabad Telangana 45.52 23
Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. 1962 Ludhiana Punjab 44.99 24
Institute of Chemical Technology. 1933 Mumbai Maharashtra 44.95 25
Jamia Hamdard. 1989 New Delhi Delhi 44.84 26
Gauhati University. 1948 Guwahati Assam 44.42 27
Bharathiar University. 1982 Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 44.29 28
Kerala University. 1937 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala 43.95 29
Tezpur University. 1994 Tezpur Assam 43.78 30
TATA Institute of Social Sciences. 1936 Mumbai Maharashtra 43.71 31
Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA). 1984 Thanjavur Tamil Nadu 43.5 32
Panjab University. 1882 Chandigarh Chandigarh 43.13 33
S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology. 2002 Chennai Tamil Nadu 43.07 34
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology. 2007 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala 43.06 35
Mysore University. 1916 Mysore Karnataka 42.83 36
Pondicherry University. 1985 Puducherry Pondicherry 42.7 37
Tamil Nadu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University. 1989 Chennai Tamil Nadu 42.48 38
Sri Ramachandra University. 1994 Chennai Tamil Nadu 42.46 39
Anand Agricultural University. 2004 Anand Gujarat 42.26 40
University of Madras. 1857 Chennai Tamil Nadu 41.85 41
Sri Venkateswara University. 1954 Tirupati Andhra Pradesh 41.48 42
Andhra University. 1926 Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh 41.38 43
Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology. 1988 Chennai Tamil Nadu 41.3 44
Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara University. 2008 Mysore Karnataka 41.18 45
Thapar University. 1956 Patiala Punjab 40.78 46
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Pune. 2003 Pune Maharashtra 40.59 47
North Eastern Hill University. 1973 Shillong Meghalaya 40.51 48
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology. 2004 Bhubaneswar Odisha 40.47 49
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University. 2006 Ludhiana Punjab 40.1 50
Dr. Y.S.Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry. 1985 Solan Himachal Pradesh 39.54 51
AMITY University. 2005 Gautam Budh Nagar Uttar Pradesh 39.17 52
Banasthali Vidyapith. 1935 Banasthali Rajasthan 38.74 53
Bharati Vidyapeeth. 1996 Pune Maharashtra 38.73 54
Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences. 1992 Chennai Tamil Nadu 38.68 55
Annamalai University. 1928 Annamalainagar Tamil Nadu 38.59 56
Calicut University. 1968 Calicut Kerala 38.45 57
Mizoram University. 2001 Aizwal Mizoram 38.36 58
Kurukshetra University. 1956 Kurushetra Haryana 38.26 59
Shiv Nadar University. 2011 Chithera Uttar Pradesh 37.95 60
Symbiosis International University. 2002 Pune Maharashtra 37.67 61
KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research. 2006 Belagavi Karnataka 37.25 62
University of Jammu. 1969 Jammu Tawi Jammu And Kashmir 37.23 63
Goa University-Goa. 1985 Goa Goa 37.16 64
Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology. 1997 Chennai Tamil Nadu 37.13 65
Kalyani University. 1960 Kalyani West Bengal 36.84 66
Mahatma Gandhi Unversity. 1983 Kottayam Kerala 36.79 67
Rajasthan University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences. 2010 Bikaner Rajasthan 36.78 68
Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning. 1981 Anantapur Andhra Pradesh 36.75 69
Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research. 2004 Chennai Tamil Nadu 36.47 70
Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences-Coimbatore. 1986 Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 36.44 71
Dayalbagh Educational Institute. 1917 Agra Uttar Pradesh 36.36 72
University of Kashmir. 1969 Srinagar Jammu And Kashmir 36.32 73
Dibrugarh University. 1965 Dibrugarh Assam 36.28 74
Nirma University. 2003 Ahmedabad Gujarat 36.21 75
Rajiv Gandhi University. 1984 Rono Hills Arunachal Pradesh 36.15 76
Madurai Kamraj University. 1965 Madurai Tamil Nadu 36.04 77
Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University. 2005 Tirupati Andhra Pradesh 35.92 78
Rajasthan University. 1947 Jaipur Rajasthan 35.85 79
Guru Nanak Dev University. 1969 Amritsar Punjab 35.83 80
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology. 2001 Noida Uttar Pradesh 35.69 81
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. 1998 Dwarka Delhi 35.6 82
Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Mahatma Gandhi Medical College Campus. 2008 Puducherry Pondicherry 35.5 83
NITTE University. 2008 Mangalore Karnataka 35.5 83
Periyar University. 1997 Salem Tamil Nadu 35.44 85
Cochin University of Science and Technology. 1971 Cochin Kerala 35.42 86
Vidyasagar University. 1981 Midnapore West Bengal 35.23 87
Bharathidasan University. 1982 Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu 35.14 88
Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM). 1980 Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh 35.09 89
Karpagam Academy of Higher Education. 2008 Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 34.86 90
The Gandhigram Rural Institute - Deemed University. 1956 Gandhigram Tamil Nadu 34.56 91
Assam University-Silchar. 1994 Silchar Assam 34.38 92
Jaypee University of Information Technology-Solan. 2002 Solan Himachal Pradesh 34.14 93
PES University. 2013 Bengaluru Karnataka 33.94 94
University of Allahabad. 1887 Allahabad Uttar Pradesh 33.86 95
Sri Krishnadevaraya University. 1981 Anantapur Andhra Pradesh 33.76 96
Alagappa University. 1985 Karaikudi Tamil Nadu 33.66 97
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies -Mumbai. 1981 Mumbai Maharashtra 33.6 98
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. 2008 Kakinada Andhra Pradesh 33.44 99
B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute of Science and Technology. 1984 Chennai Tamil Nadu 32.99 100

Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan National Program

Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan 2017 is a national program, initiated by VIBHA in partnership with NCERT to identify those school students who are keen on science subjects. The participating students undergo several phases of tests which include objective questions, comprehensive writing, group discussion, presentation, etc. It is a national level talent search exam that the students can take in languages of their preference.

  • All the students from classes VI to XI studying under CBSE, ICSE and State Boards are eligible to appear in this examination.
  • Students can give the examination in English, Hindi or other languages.

Variable awards

Last Date: Sep 20, 2017

Contact Details

HEAD OFFICE Vijnana Bharati,C-486, Defence Colony, New Delhi - 110024,
Telefax: 011-41040846
Landline No.:011- 49032436, 41040846,
Email: | Website:


Application procedure:

Step 1: Go to the link here to register.
Step 2: Fill in all the necessary details.
Step 3: Attach all the required documents.
Step 4: Finally submit the form.


Students who want to appear in VVM should register themselves by paying INR 100.

Mode of Payment:
  • Online payment on website
  • RTGS / NEFT Payment Details:
Bank Name: State Bank of India (SBI), Branch Name: Sarojini Nagar

Type of A/c: SB Account's Name: VIDYARTHI VIGYAN MANTHAN

Account Number: 67351214143
IFS Code: SBIN0070582
Branch Code: 70582

State Level Camp (SLC):

After the exams, the top 20 students from per class per state will be identified. The camp will be organized within the state. The venue and other details will be informed to all the selected students. This camp will consist of application oriented multiple choice questions, hands-on activities, observation and analysis, situational problem-solving ability and a series of other activities.

National Camp (NC):

The top two students from each class, i.e., a total 12 students from each state, will be invited to a two-day national camp. National Camp (NC) will comprise presentations, scientific understanding, innovation and creativity, out-of-box activities & assessment of leadership quality.

To know about award details click here

For more details And Website:

Telangana National Talent Search Examination

The Director of Government Examinations, Telangana invites applications from students of Class 10 for Telangana National Talent Search Examination 2017. The examination will be conducted on 05 November 2017 (Sunday) from 10 AM to 1 PM in Telugu/Hindi/Urdu and English medium at all the head quarters of 31 districts in the state.



To be eligible for the scholarship, a candidate must fulfil the following eligibility criteria
  • The student must be studying in Class 10 during the academic year 2017-18 in any recognized school in Telangana state including Kendriya Vidyalayas and schools affiliated to ICSE and CBSE.
  • The students who have been selected for NMMS scholarships and studying in Class 10 now may also apply for the examination, but they have to forego the further NMMS scholarships if they are selected in NTS Examination.

Variable awards

Last Date: Sep 21, 2017

Contact Details

Dr. R Surendar Reddy, Director
Phone Number: 9177002454,9177002457, 9247834799


The eligible students can apply through following steps

Step 1: Visit the official website and click on NTSE link displayed at the left side on the bottom of the web page.
Step 2: Select the "NTSE Application" option.
Step 3: Enter the school code and password to open the application form.
Step 4: Fill in all the required information in the application form and upload the photo with the signature of size less than 30 KB.
Step 5: Finally submit the application form.
Step 6: After uploading the details of all students, the institutions need to click on "Report" at the top of application form. Then click on "PDF" link for display of nominal roll.
Step 7: Take the printout of the nominal roll and submit the following in office of concerned District Educational Officer
  • Two sets of nominal rolls attested by the concerned Head of the Institution.
  • Application of each candidate attested by concerned Head of the Institution (Attested copy of caste and medical certificate in case of SC/ST/PH should be enclosed.)
  • Original Challan of fee remittance.

Important dates to remember

Last date for remittance of examination fee in the form of Challan - 21 September 2017
Last date for registration of applications online - 22 September 2017
Last date for submission of printed copy of online registered application form along with fee in the form of Challan (Original copy) - 23 September 2017
Last date for submission of printed application forms attested by concerned Head Master, nominal rolls along with original challans by concerned DEOs - 25 September 2017

Note: Offline applications are not accepted. The examination fee of INR 100 has to be paid in the form of Challan to the following Head of Account draw only in SBI or SBH where Challan (Treasury) facility is available-
  • 0202 Education, Sports and Culture
  • 01 General Education
  • 102 Secondary Education
  • 06 Director of Government Examination
  • 800 User Charges
  • DDO Code 25000303001
Award details

1000 candidates are awarded every year all over the country with a scholarship amount of INR 1250 per month for Intermediate 1st and 2nd years. Thereafter, INR 2000 per month is awarded up to Post Graduation. For PhD as per the UGC norms.

Pattern of Examination 

The examination consists of Mental Ability Test (MAT) for 50 marks with 50 questions, Language Comprehensive Test for 50 marks with 50 questions (Telugu/Urdu/English) and Scholastic Aptitude Test for 100 marks with 100 questions comprising Social sciences (40), Sciences (40) and Mathematics (20). Each question will carry one mark. Language Comprehensive Test will be qualifying in nature and marks will not be added for deciding final merit list of the candidate and not to be added to the grand total.

More Details And Website:

Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan scholarship

Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Deemed University), New Delhi set up by the Government of India for propagation and promotion of Sanskrit language, invites applications for merit scholarship 2017-18. The regular students studying Sanskrit including Pali and Prakrit in any recognized traditional Sanskrit Pathashala/Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya/Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya and Modern Institution/Secondary/Senior Secondary School/College/University from Purvamadhyama to Acharya and Vidyavaridhi/9th to M.A.


A candidate must
  • Be a regular student during the academic session 2017-18 and pursuing Purva-Madhyama(1st year)/9th standard, Purva-Madhyama(2nd year)/10th standard, Uttar-Madhyama/Prakshastri(1st year)11th standard, Uttar-Madhyama/Prakshastri(2nd year)/12th standard, Shastri/B.A.(1st/2nd/3rd year), Acharya/M.A.(1st/2nd year) or Vidyawaridhi/Ph.D. or equivalent.
  • Have passed the previous examination of the respective class with a minimum of 60% marks or equal grade in overall and 60% marks or equal grade in Sanskrit/Plai/Prakrit
  • Have opted Sanskrit/Plai/Prakrit in the present class of study for which they have applied for the scholarship.

 Eligibility criteria in terms of minimum percentage of marks for the candidates belonging to the categories     mentioned below shall be as under-

OBC- 55%

SC/ST- 50%


Up to Rs 1500 p.m and contingency amount of Rs 2000 per year for two years.

Last Date: Sep 20, 2017

Contact Details

Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan Deemed University (Established under the Auspices of the Ministry of H.R.D., Govt. of India)
56-57, Institutional Area, Janakpuri, New Delhi-110058
VC Office - 011-28523949(Tel.)
Registrar Office: 011-28520979 (Tel.)


Follow the given steps to apply for the scholarship-

Step 1- Click Website.
Step 2- Read the guidelines carefully.
Step 3- Register the institution.
Step 4- The institution details will be verified.
Step 5- The institution will be activated.
Step 6- Apply for the scholarship by clicking here.

  • Starting and closing dates of online registration are July 27, 2017, and September 11, 2017, for institutions.
  • Starting and closing dates of online application are July 30, 2017, and September 20, 2017, for students.
  • All educational institutions should be registered with the Sansthan and without registration, the institution name will not be displayed in scholarship forms.
  •  The name of the activated institutions will appear in the drop-down menu of the students’ Scholarship Online Application.

Documents Required

The following scanned documents need to be uploaded in the appropriate place while submitting the application
  • The relevant mark-sheet.
  • The bank pass-book details where the applicant has an account in his/her name (the first page of the passbook where details along with the photograph are available).
  •  Aadhar card of the applicant.
  • Caste/Category Certificate of reserved category (S.C/S.T/O.B.C/Divine Body(P.H.) from the appropriate authority in the name of the applicant.
Note- Bank account should be linked with Aadhar number.

Award details

Award amount will be
  • Rs.250/- p.m. for 10 months for Class 9th and 10th standard/PurvaMadhyama or equivalent courses with Sanskrit/Pali/Prakrit as a paper of at-least 100 marks.
  • Rs.300/- p.m. for 10 months for Class 11th and 12th standard/Prak Shastri/Uttarmadhyama or equivalent courses with Sanskrit/Pali/ Prakrit as a paper of at-least 100 marks.
  • Rs. 400/- p.m. for 10 months for Shastri/Graduation/B.A./B.A.(Hons.) or an equivalent course of three years duration with Sanskrit/Pali/Prakrit as a subject of at least 100 marks.
  • Rs.500/- p.m. for 10 months for Acharya/M.A. Degree in Sanskrit/Pali/Prakrit or equivalent Post-Graduation Degree.
  • Rs.1500/- p.m.and Rs.2000/- per year as contingent for two years for Vidyavaridhi/Ph.D. or equivalent in Sanskrit/Pali/Prakrit.
More Details And Website:

September 12, 2017

Top Ten Engineering Colleges In India 2017

Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister announced the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings for the top universities in India. Among the engineering institutions, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has bagged the top position.

IIT Madras took the top position among engineering institutes even in the 2016 NIRF ranking. Among the top 10 this year, there are eight IITs including IIT Bombay, Kharagpur, Delhi and Roorkee. The other non-IIT institutes among the top 10 are Anna University, Chennai and Jadavpur University Kolkata.

Name of Institute
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Tamil Nadu
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
West Bengal
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
New Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Uttar Pradesh
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Anna University
Tamil Nadu
Jadavpur University
West Bengal
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad