List of 59 best universities in Karnataka

We ranked 59 best universities in Karnataka based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 2.22M citations received by 139K publications made by 59 universities in Karnataka, measured the popularity of 200 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Karnataka
#1 in India
#41 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
2%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1909
#2 in Karnataka
#22 in India
#361 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
1993
#3 in Karnataka
#44 in India
#662 in Asia
Enrollment
98,338
Founded
1916
#5 in Karnataka
#56 in India
#761 in Asia
Enrollment
3,300
Founded
1960
#6 in Karnataka
#65 in India
#837 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1980
#7 in Karnataka
#68 in India
#856 in Asia
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1886
#8 in Karnataka
#77 in India
#922 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1969
#9 in Karnataka
#116 in India
#1214 in Asia
Enrollment
375
Founded
2002
#11 in Karnataka
#124 in India
#1284 in Asia
Founded
1949
#12 in Karnataka
#133 in India
#1334 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1980
#14 in Karnataka
#139 in India
#1400 in Asia
Founded
1990
#15 in Karnataka
#143 in India
#1420 in Asia
Founded
1992
#16 in Karnataka
#169 in India
#1618 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1994
#17 in Karnataka
#193 in India
#1767 in Asia
Enrollment
79,800
Founded
1998
#18 in Karnataka
#197 in India
#1825 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1963
#19 in Karnataka
#219 in India
#1942 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
1,639
Founded
2013
#20 in Karnataka
#222 in India
#1962 in Asia
Enrollment
598
Male:Female
50:50
#22 in Karnataka
#249 in India
#2174 in Asia
Enrollment
961
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
2010
#23 in Karnataka
#262 in India
#2256 in Asia
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1987
#24 in Karnataka
#269 in India
#2283 in Asia
Founded
2008
#25 in Karnataka
#290 in India
#2411 in Asia
Founded
2004
#26 in Karnataka
#313 in India
#2540 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2008
#27 in Karnataka
#317 in India
#2559 in Asia
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2016
#28 in Karnataka
#331 in India
#2648 in Asia
Founded
2008
#29 in Karnataka
#334 in India
#2659 in Asia
Founded
2013
#30 in Karnataka
#339 in India
#2676 in Asia
Founded
2010
#32 in Karnataka
#412 in India
#3068 in Asia
Founded
2009
#33 in Karnataka
#433 in India
#3220 in Asia
Enrollment
500
Founded
2010
#34 in Karnataka
#448 in India
#3340 in Asia
Founded
2013
#36 in Karnataka
#481 in India
#3515 in Asia
Founded
2009
#37 in Karnataka
#503 in India
#3740 in Asia
Founded
1947
#38 in Karnataka
#508 in India
#3752 in Asia
Founded
2014
#39 in Karnataka
#520 in India
#3806 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2008
#42 in Karnataka
#553 in India
#3988 in Asia
Founded
2008
#43 in Karnataka
#567 in India
#4063 in Asia
Founded
2010
#44 in Karnataka
#569 in India
#4068 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
100%
Founded
2013
#45 in Karnataka
#574 in India
#4095 in Asia
Founded
2013
#46 in Karnataka
#616 in India
#4324 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2003
#47 in Karnataka
#633 in India
#4397 in Asia
Founded
2015
#48 in Karnataka
#654 in India
#4527 in Asia
Founded
1991
#49 in Karnataka
#720 in India
#4839 in Asia
Founded
2009
#50 in Karnataka
#722 in India
#4845 in Asia
Founded
2010
#51 in Karnataka
#746 in India
#4995 in Asia
Founded
2008
#52 in Karnataka
#780 in India
#5161 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
125
Founded
2006
#53 in Karnataka
#783 in India
#5193 in Asia
Founded
2014
#54 in Karnataka
#806 in India
#5327 in Asia
Founded
2008
#55 in Karnataka
#830 in India
#5410 in Asia
Founded
2017
#59 in Karnataka
#873 in India
#5670 in Asia
Founded
2017

Closest to Karnataka states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni India Flag rank
Puducherry 4 53
Tamil Nadu 53 5
Andhra Pradesh 27 46
Goa 2 111
Kerala 20 34
Telangana 23 26
Maharashtra 53 3
Chhattisgarh 23 117
Madhya Pradesh 53 112
Odisha 25 45
Gujarat 67 36
Jharkhand 20 88
Rajasthan 70 23
West Bengal 42 2
Uttar Pradesh 79 6
Bihar 24 150
Haryana 64 4
Tripura 4 166
Uttarakhand 33 13
Sikkim 7 187
Mizoram 3 240
Punjab 34 14
Himachal Pradesh 25 123
Meghalaya 9 69
Manipur 7 161
Assam 21 21
Arunachal Pradesh 9 260
Jammu and Kashmir 12 67
Nagaland 4 369