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".[1] INIs receive special recognition and funding. The Department of Higher Education's list of 13 February 2012 includes 39 institutions.[2] Other institutes were also officially declared INIs on other occasions, and are also listed below. The Institutes of Information Technology Bill 2010 seeks to add the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) to the list.[3] The bill was approved on 17 August 2012.[4]

Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT)[edit]

There are sixteen Indian Institutes of Technology, see the list below.

National Institutes of Technology (NIT)[edit]

There are thirty National Institutes of Technology, see the list below.

Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT)[edit]

Main article Indian Institutes of Information Technology.

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)[edit]

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

Main article Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research.

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

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

There are seven All India Institute of Medical Sciences, see the list below.

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

National Institute of Design (NID)[edit]

Other[edit]

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