Institutes of National Importance is a status given by an Act of the Parliament to those educational institutes which play and have played an important role in imparting quality education and developing highly skilled professionals for the country. these institutions enjoy special status as mentioned above and at the same time also special funding from the government for their proper functioning.
yes, you can enroll yourself for degree and professional courses and these are all recognized. these are regarded as best in the educational market.
Presently, the MHRD has recognized 74 institutions as that of national importance, which are spread all over the country.
AIIMS( medicine), CSIR (science), NITs and IIITs( engineering/technology), NIPER (pharmacy) are some of the examples.
If you are planning your career, now is the time to decide , focus and work towards the achievement of your goals.
As their reputation is high so are the standards. To get into one of these premier institutions of our country you need to appear at national level entrance test as per your area of interest, and score a much desirable position to be at a winning standard.
all the best.