List of Institutes of National Importance

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Institute of National Importance (INI) is a status that may be conferred to a public higher education institution in India by an act of parliament, an institution which "serves as a pivotal player in developing highly skilled personnel within the specified region of the country/state". INIs receive special recognition and funding. The Department of Higher Education's current list includes 73 institutions.[1] Other institutes were also officially declared INIs on other occasions, and are also listed below.

Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT)[edit]

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER)[edit]

National Institutes of Technology (NIT)[edit]

Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT)[edit]

The addition of new IIITs as Institutes of National Importance was proposed under The Institutes of Information Technology Bill 2010. This bill, renamed as IIIT Bill 2014, was passed by the Parliament on December 1, 2014, thus granting the status of Institutes of National Importance for only 4 IIITs. [2]

Schools of Planning and Architecture (SPA)[edit]

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)[edit]

Indian Institutes of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST)[edit]

All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)[edit]

National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)[edit]

National Institute of Design (NID)[edit]

Medical Education and Research[edit]

Other Institutions[edit]

See also[edit]