What and where should I study?

This is the season for college admissions, and school leavers have had difficulty obtaining information on what to study and where to go for their higher education. Because public institutions have limited seats and cannot accept all school leavers, I provide the choice of the top 10 universities judged to be universities with diverse fields of study based on the 2020 NIRF Ranking.

The rationale for the formation of deemed institutions

Many institutions for higher education were founded by the government to provide people with appropriate higher education facilities and to instill skills in them so that they could work and support themselves. They eventually achieved worldwide standards as a result of their finances and efforts.

The demand, on the other hand, was enormous and growing, while the government's supply of institutions trailed behind. Moreover, private companies began to establish their educational institutions when privatization measures were enacted, and some of them began to meet established higher education requirements. The provision for the status of Deemed to be University was created to promote more such institutions and to give them government recognition and advantages.

Is it a good idea to study at a deemed university?

Prestigious deemed universities place a high value on cutting-edge education, practical knowledge, and preparing students to be globally recognized citizens. They have control over their courses, education fee structure, and so forth, saving them from the red tape and needless regulations and formalities that afflict many public institutions.

However, one aspect remains undeniable: individuals choose to study at public institutions since their degrees are valued higher by the broader population. We can't draw broad generalizations, that's for sure. There are several deemed universities in the nation that have made a reputation for themselves. They are the ones who provide pupils with the opportunity to educate themselves when they are unable to get admission to public universities on a merit basis.

This is the time for admissions and people are searching for appropriate educational institutions for their higher studies, both public and deemed universities. I have listed the top ten deemed universities in our country based on the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), and students who study this post may be able to study at one of these prestigious institutions.

Top 10 Deemed to be university ranking (NIRF based)

The universities may be having several disciplines and considering the performance of those disciplines, the ranking as a university is given here.

  1. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, NIRF Ranking: 4
  2. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham-Coimbatore is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research university that has been recognized as an 'A' by NAAC and is regarded as top research academe in our country. Amrita is a multidisciplinary, research-intensive private university with over 20,000 students and a faculty of over 1700 people. More than 200 UG, PG, and PhD programs in Engineering, Management, Medical, and Social Sciences are available. It is developing as one of India's fastest-growing institutions of higher learning, having developed over 180 relationships with the Top 500 global rated colleges in just 15 years.

  3. Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, NIRF Ranking: 8
  4. The Manipal Academy of Higher Education is linked with academic brilliance. In Karnataka's Udupi district, above 28,000 scholars from 57 countries stay, to study, and enjoy. It also includes about 2500 academics and around 10,000 service employees who serve the many academic societies on the Wi-Fi-enabled campus, which include health sciences, engineering, management, communication, and humanities. Off-campus locations include Mangalore and Bangalore, as well as Dubai (UAE) and Melaka (Malaysia). It offers over 350 programs in 31 disciplines across all campuses.

    It is an internationally engaged university with active partnerships with over 220 world-class universities. Faculty and students have access to world-class institutions, experience, and resources through our relationships with universities, government agencies, and organizations in the study, research, and service.

  5. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, NIRF Ranking: 15
  6. The BITS is a deemed university that offers degree programs in Engineering, Sciences, Technology, Pharmacy, Management, and Humanities. It includes more than 16 departments offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. BITS Pilani now has over 4000 students from all across our country with a 100% placement record. BITS has satellite campuses in Goa and Hyderabad, as well as Dubai, in addition to its main institute in Pilani, India. BITS' research is supported by a pool of highly driven intellectuals among its faculty and students. Students are required to do research projects as part of their educational curriculum. Teachers research part of their duties because it allows them to integrate, distribute, and produce new information.

  7. Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, NIRF Ranking: 16
  8. VIT is the foremost research institution in India, offering students a good edification in basic research & development of new technologies. This educational institution actively interacts with national and international companies and institutions to increase productivity and economic growth. This is India's most prestigious university, with a concentration on science, engineering, technology, management, social sciences, and humanities study.

    Apart from the Vellore Campus, the VIT Group of Institutions includes three more campuses. The other campuses are in Tamil Nadu's Chennai, Andhra Pradesh's Amaravati, and Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal. VIT is a university that holds a record for hiring the most students through on-campus recruiting, according to the Limca Book of Records. Every year, IT firms such as Cognizant, Tata Consultancy Services, Accenture, Wipro, and Infosys recruit students on campus.

  9. Siksha `O` Anusandhan, Bhubaneswar, NIRF Ranking: 20
  10. Siksha `O` Anusandhan, Bhubaneswar has a vibrant student community with 10,000 students from all over the country. SOA provides undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate programs in Engineering, Pharmacy, and Management, among other fields. Siksha 'O' Anusandhan accepts students based on their performance on national and university admission exams.

    Apart from academics, about 30% of these students obtained employment offers during the Day Zero dream campus drive, which included prominent organizations, with Amazon giving the biggest package of INR 30 LPA. Microsoft, Amazon, Finastra, Robert Bosch, Dell, PWC, Kloudgin, Deloitte, HP Inc, Temenos, Informatica, MAQ Software, NPCI, Salesforce, and Rapyuta Robotics are among the firms that have hired these students.

  11. Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, NIRF Ranking: 24
  12. The Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, is a private engineering institution dedicated to providing academic, social, and professional growth opportunities for a diverse student population. KIIT is unique among its comparable universities in that it has twenty-eight schools on one campus, all of which have extraordinary breadth and depth of quality. To achieve this aim, the institution offers a tailored and balanced curriculum at the undergraduate, master's, and doctorate levels. It provides around 30000 students with a total of 100 academic programs taught by 2500 staff members.

    More than 140 world-class universities from across the world have formed academic partnerships and collaborations with KIIT. Students, faculty, and research scholars' exchange programs, internships for UG/PG courses, research and development involvement, short-term courses for professors and students, short-term vocational training, and publication and information sharing are all part of the collaborations.

  13. Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA), Thanjavur, NIRF Ranking: 25
  14. The SASTRA, Thanjavur is 16 kilometres from Thanjavur, the temple city. The university now offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate programs in the arts, science, engineering, law, teaching, and management disciplines. There are ten streams and over 100 courses to choose from. There are around 10,000 pupils and 700 teachers in total. SASTRA University strives to be among the finest and takes advantage of the possibilities to promote higher education, training, and research and development. ASTRA uses a choice-based credit system, which allows students to choose and select their courses and professors. Regularly the curriculum is updated based on feedback from students, businesses, and the government. At SASTRA, teaching is more than merely passing on materials to the pupils. Through the mechanics of learning, pupils are turned into active learners.

  15. Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, NIRF Ranking: 28
  16. Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research(Deemed University), formerly known as SRMC & RI (DU), is a private not-for-profit self-financing organization devoted to serving the public interest with a concentration on medical education, research, and health care.

    Over three decades, the institute as a Deemed University, providing 150 undergraduate and postgraduate programs in health care areas, including engineering and technology, via twelve faculties/constituent colleges. From the academic year 2021, more than 6,500 students will be taught and trained by a staff of about 950 (Faculty: student ratio of 1:7).

  17. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET), Patiala, NIRF Ranking: 31
  18. Patiala's TIET is India's oldest and most prestigious educational institution, providing a continuous supply of highly trained personnel to the country as well as outside. Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology's academic programs are organized into three units: six schools, eight departments, and eight centres. These departments provide undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate programs that are in sync with one another. While the schools provide postgraduate and doctorate programs, the centres are specialized multidisciplinary entities that serve the university's academic needs.

    TIET has commendable job placement records with attractive salary offer and fringe benefits. It has nine MOUs with national level industries for internship and job placements of outgoing students and two international MOUs with academic institutions for staff exchange, curriculum planning, etc.

  19. SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, NIRF Ranking: 35
  20. SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai has campuses in Chennai, NCR, Sonepat, and Amaravati. SRM University has an 'A' grade from NAAC, provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral degrees via its Colleges of Engineering and Technology, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science and Humanities, and Management.

    The university has a flexible credit system(CFCS) that provides for variable credit aggregation and allows students to earn credits through industry modules, international completions, and other means. Some SRM University majors provide dual degrees, and there are Twinning relationships with international colleges. Several programs offer students the opportunity to study abroad for one semester through SRM sponsorship through the Student Abroad and Transfer Program (SATP). Top offers from prominent organizations such as TCS, Siemens, Honda, Amazon, CISCO, Goldman Sachs, and others have been made to graduate students.


Author: DR.N.V. Srinivasa Rao02 Jul 2021 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 4

That is true. Deemed universities are doing good work and imparting useful skills to their students and the employability of these students is high. There are many such deemed universities in India and the author selected ten such best universities and presented good information about those universities.
Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) is one such university in the Telugu States. It has its institutions in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Bangalore. https://www.gitam.edu/about is their website. The rank of this university is 71st in NIRF-2020 University Rankings. This university has an 'A+' grade from NAAC. This university has been recognised as a Grade 1 institute by University Grants Commission. This institute is established in the year 1980 and the service for the last 41 years and produced many engineers and scientists. This institute is offering various courses in Engineering, humanities, law. management, nursing, paramedical, pharmacy, physiotherapy, science and architecture. The university is giving top importance to R &D and collaborating with various industries in and around these states and contributing a lot to the development. It is treated as the best-deemed university in both the Telugu states. The admissions will be made based on the entrance test conducted by the university.

Author: Sheo Shankar Jha22 Jul 2021 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 1

The author has listed ten deemed universities known for their distinguished studies in the different areas such as Engineering, Medical, Humanities, Management etc. Though the fees of such universities are higher than the public institutions because of their enhanced infrastructure and engaging brilliant staff, the aspirants would not repent in the event of selection to any of the courses due to better input of knowledge which they might have opted.

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