100 Best universities for Chemistry in India

Below is the list of best universities in India ranked based on their research performance in Chemistry. A graph of 6.51M citations received by 368K academic papers made by 373 universities in India was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Science logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1909
  2. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1951
  3. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology Madras logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1959
  4. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1958
  5. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1959
  6. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology Delhi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Founded
    1961
  7. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1847
  8. For Chemistry

    University of Delhi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1922
  9. For Chemistry

    Banaras Hindu University logo
    Enrollment
    30,698
    Founded
    1915
  10. For Chemistry

    Anna University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1978
  11. For Chemistry

    Jadavpur University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1955
  12. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1994
  13. For Chemistry

    VIT University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1984
  14. For Chemistry

    Aligarh Muslim University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1920
  15. For Chemistry

    University of Hyderabad logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    5,061
    Founded
    1974
  16. For Chemistry

    Panjab University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1882
  17. For Chemistry

    University of Calcutta logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1857
  18. For Chemistry

    University of Madras logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1857
  19. For Chemistry

    University of Rajasthan logo
    Founded
    1947
  20. For Chemistry

    Annamalai University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1929
  21. For Chemistry

    Shivaji University logo
    Enrollment
    200,000
    Founded
    1962
  22. For Chemistry

    University of Mumbai logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1857
  23. For Chemistry

    Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    2002
  24. For Chemistry

    Guru Nanak Dev University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1969
  25. For Chemistry

    National Institute of Technology, Rourkela logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1961
  26. For Chemistry

    Bharathiar University logo
    Founded
    1982
  27. For Chemistry

    Osmania University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1918
  28. For Chemistry

    Savitribai Phule Pune University logo
    Founded
    1948
  29. For Chemistry

    National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1964
  30. For Chemistry

    Sri Venkateswara University logo
    Enrollment
    5,000
    Founded
    1954
  31. For Chemistry

    National Islamic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    22,500
  32. For Chemistry

    Cochin University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1971
  33. For Chemistry

    Jawaharlal Nehru University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1969
  34. For Chemistry

    Mahatma Gandhi University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1983
  35. For Chemistry

    Birla Institute of Technology and Science logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1964
  36. For Chemistry

    Karnatak University logo
    Founded
    1949
  37. For Chemistry

    Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1956
  38. For Chemistry

    University of Allahabad logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1887
  39. For Chemistry

    Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1949
  40. For Chemistry

    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1945
  41. For Chemistry

    Tezpur University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1994
  42. For Chemistry

    University of Mysore logo
    Enrollment
    98,338
    Founded
    1916
  43. For Chemistry

    SRM Institute of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1985
  44. For Chemistry

    Madurai Kamaraj University logo
    Founded
    1965
  45. For Chemistry

    Pondicherry University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1985
  46. For Chemistry

    University of Kerala logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1937
  47. For Chemistry

    Sardar Patel University logo
    Founded
    1955
  48. For Chemistry

    National Institute of Technology, Karnataka logo
    Enrollment
    3,300
    Founded
    1960
  49. For Chemistry

    Alagappa University logo
    Founded
    1985
  50. For Chemistry

    Bangalore University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1886
  51. For Chemistry

    Bharathidasan University logo
    Enrollment
    150,000
    Founded
    1982
  52. For Chemistry

    Andhra University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1926
  53. For Chemistry

    University of Burdwan logo
    Enrollment
    24,690
    Founded
    1960
  54. For Chemistry

    Indian Agricultural Research Institute logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1905
  55. For Chemistry

    Indian School of Mines logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1926
  56. For Chemistry

    Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1973
  57. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1856
  58. For Chemistry

    University of Kalyani logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1960
  59. For Chemistry

    Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1963
  60. For Chemistry

    University of Lucknow logo
    Founded
    1921
  61. For Chemistry

    Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    650
    Founded
    1961
  62. For Chemistry

    Himachal Pradesh University logo
    Founded
    1970
  63. For Chemistry

    Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1995
  64. For Chemistry

    Punjab Agricultural University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1962
  65. For Chemistry

    SASTRA University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    9,000
    Founded
    1984
  66. For Chemistry

    Delhi Technological University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1941
  67. For Chemistry

    Kurukshetra University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1956
  68. For Chemistry

    Punjabi University Patiala logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    9,000
    Founded
    1962
  69. For Chemistry

    Mangalore University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1980
  70. For Chemistry

    National Institute of Technology, Calicut logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1961
  71. For Chemistry

    Gandhigram Rural University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1956
  72. For Chemistry

    Manipal Academy of Higher Education logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    20,000
    Founded
    1993
  73. For Chemistry

    Gauhati University logo
    Founded
    1948
  74. For Chemistry

    Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    4,000
    Founded
    1960
  75. For Chemistry

    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1958
  76. For Chemistry

    Presidency University - Kolkata logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1817
  77. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology, BHU logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1919
  78. For Chemistry

    National Dairy Research Institute logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1923
  79. For Chemistry

    Amrita University logo
    Enrollment
    16,498
    Male:Female
    53:47
  80. For Chemistry

    Amity University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2005
  81. For Chemistry

    Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    3,677
    Male:Female
    77:23
    Founded
    1991
  82. For Chemistry

    North Maharashtra University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1990
  83. For Chemistry

    National Institute of Technology, Durgapur logo
    Enrollment
    3,000
    Male:Female
    83:17
    Founded
    1960
  84. For Chemistry

    Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    3%
    Enrollment
    671
    Male:Female
    82:18
    Founded
    1960
  85. For Chemistry

    North Eastern Hill University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1973
  86. For Chemistry

    National Institute of Technology, Silchar logo
    Founded
    1967
  87. For Chemistry

    Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    2001
  88. For Chemistry

    Institute of Chemical Technology logo
    Founded
    1936
  89. For Chemistry

    Gulbarga University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1980
  90. For Chemistry

    Visva-Bharati University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1921
  91. For Chemistry

    Siksha O Anusandhan University logo
    Enrollment
    4,180
  92. For Chemistry

    Indian Institute of Technology Indore logo
    Founded
    2009
  93. For Chemistry

    Saurashtra University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1967
  94. For Chemistry

    Kuvempu University logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1987
  95. For Chemistry

    Birla Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1955
  96. For Chemistry

    Periyar University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1997

The best cities to study Chemistry in India based on the number of universities and their ranks are Bangalore, Kharagpur, Chennai, and Mumbai.