33 Best universities for Data Science in India

Below is the list of best universities in India ranked based on their research performance in Data Science. A graph of 57.4K citations received by 5.96K academic papers made by 33 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 between 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 the university website.

1. VIT University

For Data Science

#28 in Asia
#238 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1984

2. Indian Institute of Science

For Data Science

#35 in Asia
#271 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1909

3. Amity University

For Data Science

#60 in Asia
#402 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

4. Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

For Data Science

#76 in Asia
#502 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1956

5. Amrita University

For Data Science

#84 in Asia
#537 in the World
Enrollment
16,498
Male:Female
53:47

6. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

For Data Science

#101 in Asia
#601 in the World
Acceptance Rate
2%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1951

7. Delhi Technological University

For Data Science

#102 in Asia
#609 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1941

8. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

For Data Science

#106 in Asia
#623 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1958

9. Panjab University

For Data Science

#111 in Asia
#644 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1882

10. Birla Institute of Technology and Science

For Data Science

#112 in Asia
#652 in the World
Acceptance Rate
2%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1964

12. National Islamic University

For Data Science

#121 in Asia
#681 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500

13. Anna University

For Data Science

#130 in Asia
#701 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1978

14. Indian Statistical Institute

For Data Science

#137 in Asia
#722 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
1931

15. Symbiosis International University

For Data Science

#138 in Asia
#724 in the World
Enrollment
20,568
Founded
2002

16. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

For Data Science

#139 in Asia
#731 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1998

17. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

For Data Science

#147 in Asia
#759 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1847

18. Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

For Data Science

#156 in Asia
#798 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
2001

20. K L University

For Data Science

#176 in Asia
#846 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1980

21. KIIT University

For Data Science

#179 in Asia
#857 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2004

23. University of Delhi

For Data Science

#185 in Asia
#872 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1922

24. Jaypee Institute of Information Technology

For Data Science

#192 in Asia
#892 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2001

25. SRM Institute of Science and Technology

For Data Science

#200 in Asia
#915 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1985

27. Jadavpur University

For Data Science

#213 in Asia
#938 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1955

30. Lovely Professional University

For Data Science

#231 in Asia
#971 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
2005

31. Galgotias University

For Data Science

#235 in Asia
#976 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
2011

32. Banaras Hindu University

For Data Science

#240 in Asia
#988 in the World
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1915

33. Christ University

For Data Science

#248 in Asia
#1002 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1969

The best cities to study Data Science in India based on the number of universities and their ranks are Vellore, Bangalore, Noida, and Patiala.