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Top cities for education

 “Education is the key to unlocking the world,it is the passport to freedom”

                                                                                                        -OPRAH WINFREY

Are you looking for the best cities for higher education in India?

 You must be confused with diverse options. Aren’t you?

Over the past few decades, India has undergone a paradigm shift and has now become the third-largest higher education system in the world.

India is a country with a large number of great educational institutions. Every year, 

students from around the world flock to various cities in the country to receive top-class education.

So here are some best cities for higher education in india:


Mumbai, the city that never sleeps, is regarded as one of the best cities for students in India.

Mumbai not only provides top-class academic opportunities but also opportunities in other fields such as theater, music, drama, and dance among others.

Some well-known universities and colleges in Mumbai are:

  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

  • H.R College of Commerce and Economics

  • Tata Institute of Social Science

  • SNDT Women’s University

  • Grant Medical College

  • National Institute of Industrial Engineering

  • S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research

  • R.A. Podar College of Commerce

  • King Edward Memorial Hospital and College

  • Whistling Woods International


Bangalore is known as the IT city, with a large number of software companies having their bases in the city. 

Apart from academics, the city is well known for the promotion of sports and culture.

Some of the renowned universities and institutes for various courses are:

  • Indian Institute of Management

  • PES University

  • Christ University offers Humanities and Management courses

  • National Institute of Fashion Technology NIFT

  • National Law School India University NLSIU

  • MS Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences

  • RV College of Engineering

  • University of Agricultural Sciences

  • Sports Authority of India

  • Center for Sports

  • Indian Institute of Science(IISc) 


Pune is sometimes fondly called the "oxford of the east" because of the educational institutions present in this city.

The city is home to popular colleges and caters to almost all professional fields. Some of the popular colleges and universities are:

  • Symbiosis International

  • D.Y Patil College of Engineering

  • Film and Television Institute

  • Bhartiya Vidya peeth 

  • Tolani Maritime Institute

  • Savitribai Phule Pune University

  • Fergusson College

  • Indian Institute of Science Education and Research

New Delhi

One of the major advantages of studying in New Delhi is the cosmopolitan student groups and premier institutions located in this region.

  • All India Institute of Medical Science

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University

  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

  • DU is the most popular choice for Arts and Humanities. Within DU, there are various colleges that offer a wide range of courses like Law, Business Studies, and Commerce

  • Jamia Millia Islamia Central University

  • Jamia Hamdard

  • National Institute of Fashion Technology

  • Indian Institute of Mass Communication

  • National Institute of Drama

  • Ambedkar University   

  • Delhi Technology  University

  • School of Planning and Architecture


Chennai houses some of the country's premier institutions. 

Apart from renowned universities and colleges, Madras as it was formerly known, is famous for the promotion of sports, cultural and recreational activities.

  • KM Music Conservatory

  • Academy of Western Music

  • Anna University

  • University of Madras

  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras

  • Bharath University

  • Dr. MGR Educational and Research institute

  • Stella Maris College

  • Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University

  • Vels Institute of Science, Technology, and Advanced Studies



The city of Nawabs, Hyderabad is the capital of the state of Telangana.

The city is dotted with innumerable renowned colleges and universities.

  • Indian School of Business

  • Jawaharlal Technological university

  • Osmania University

  • NALSAR University of Law

  • Maulana Azad National Urdu University

  • National Institute of Fashion Technology

  • English and Foreign Languages University


Ahmedabad is the administrative headquarters of the state of Gujarat. Ahmedabad has many popular universities including the University of Gujarat.

  • Indian Institute of Management

  • Gujarat University

  • National Institute of Design

  • Gujarat Vidyapith

  • Rai University

  • Gujarat Law Society

  • Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

  • National Institute of Mass Communication & Journalism

  • Ahmedabad University

  • The Gujarat University offers courses in Arts, Humanities, and Commerce


The city is a prominent technological and medical hub of the country.

  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education

  • T.A Pai Management Institute

  • Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College

  • Kasturba Medical College Manipal

New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai have made it to the list of top 140 cities for international students, according to the coveted QS rankings. 

Tips to select a city for education purpose:

  • You should choose a city which has many popular & top colleges and universities and affordable too.

  • You should also make sure to select a city that is safe and secure and the City has a good transportation facilities.

  • You should also select a city that has a good employment avenues.

Wherever you go, in whichever city, or college the only thing that matters is your hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do because success is no accident.

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn”    

                                                                   -BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 

Written by Ms. Vikram Soni - Jitin Chawla Team


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