100 Best universities for Economics in India

Below is the list of best universities in India ranked based on their research performance in Economics. A graph of 228K citations received by 27.2K academic papers made by 136 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 Economics

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

    Indian Statistical Institute logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1931
  3. For Economics

    Jawaharlal Nehru University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1969
  4. For Economics

    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1986
  5. For Economics

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

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

    Jadavpur University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1955
  8. For Economics

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

    University of Calcutta logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1857
  10. For Economics

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

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

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

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

    Pondicherry University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1985
  15. For Economics

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

    National Islamic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    22,500
  17. For Economics

    Banaras Hindu University logo
    Enrollment
    30,698
    Founded
    1915
  18. For Economics

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

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

    Aligarh Muslim University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1920
  21. For Economics

    Symbiosis International University logo
    Founded
    2002
  22. For Economics

    Savitribai Phule Pune University logo
    Founded
    1948
  23. For Economics

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

    All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi logo
    Founded
    1956
  25. For Economics

    VIT University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1984
  26. For Economics

    Tata Institute of Social Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1936
  27. For Economics

    Amrita University logo
    Enrollment
    16,498
    Male:Female
    53:47
  28. For Economics

    Guru Nanak Dev University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1969
  29. For Economics

    Amity University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2005
  30. For Economics

    Anna University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1978
  31. For Economics

    Nirma University logo
    Founded
    2003
  32. For Economics

    Vidyasagar University logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1981
  33. For Economics

    Cochin University of Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1971
  34. For Economics

    University of Mumbai logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1857
  35. For Economics

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

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

    University of Petroleum and Energy Studies logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    2003
  38. For Economics

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

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

    National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra logo
    Acceptance Rate
    3%
    Founded
    1963
  41. For Economics

    Christ University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1969
  42. For Economics

    National Law University, Delhi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    447
    Founded
    2008
  43. For Economics

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

    Indian Institute of Foreign Trade logo
    Founded
    1963
  45. For Economics

    University of Kalyani logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1960
  46. For Economics

    Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1963
  47. For Economics

    International Institute for Population Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1956
  48. For Economics

    TERI School of Advanced Studies logo
    Founded
    1998
  49. For Economics

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

    University of Mysore logo
    Enrollment
    98,338
    Founded
    1916
  51. For Economics

    Indian Agricultural Research Institute logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1905
  52. For Economics

    Indian School of Mines logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1926
  53. For Economics

    Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    4,000
    Founded
    1960
  54. For Economics

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

    South Asian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2010
  56. For Economics

    Osmania University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1918
  57. For Economics

    National Institute of Technology, Karnataka logo
    Enrollment
    3,300
    Founded
    1960
  58. For Economics

    Lovely Professional University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2005
  59. For Economics

    Kurukshetra University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1956
  60. For Economics

    Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1930
  61. For Economics

    Presidency University - Kolkata logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1817
  62. For Economics

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

    Gujarat University logo
    Enrollment
    200,000
    Founded
    1949
  64. For Economics

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1971
  65. For Economics

    Annamalai University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1929
  66. For Economics

    Mangalore University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1980
  67. For Economics

    Maharishi Dayanand University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1976
  68. For Economics

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

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

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

    Gauhati University logo
    Founded
    1948
  72. For Economics

    Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1998
  73. For Economics

    Siksha O Anusandhan University logo
    Enrollment
    4,180
  74. For Economics

    Azim Premji University logo
    Enrollment
    961
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    2010
  75. For Economics

    KIIT University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    2004
  76. For Economics

    University of Jammu logo
    Founded
    1969
  77. For Economics

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

    Founded
    1906
  79. For Economics

    Central University of Gujarat logo
    Founded
    2009
  80. For Economics

    University of Kashmir logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1948
  81. For Economics

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

    National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1964
  83. For Economics

    University of Lucknow logo
    Founded
    1921
  84. For Economics

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

    Banasthali University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    10,973
  86. For Economics

    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research logo
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1945
  87. For Economics

    National Dairy Research Institute logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1923
  88. For Economics

    Bharathiar University logo
    Founded
    1982
  89. For Economics

    ICFAI University, Tripura logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    2004
  90. For Economics

    Bharathidasan University logo
    Enrollment
    150,000
    Founded
    1982
  91. For Economics

    Assam University logo
    Founded
    1994
  92. For Economics

    Jaypee Institute of Information Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2001
  93. For Economics

    University of Allahabad logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1887
  94. For Economics

    Graphic Era University logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1993
  95. For Economics

    Gandhigram Rural University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1956
  96. For Economics

    Tezpur University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1994

The best cities to study Economics in India based on the number of universities and their ranks are Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Bangalore.