Since a long time now, the level of higher education in India has taken new heights. There are a number of institutions in India which now top in the world's best rankers. The central universities which are run by the state government and the Ministry of Human Resource Development provide higher education in India.
Technical education in India has also progressed to a very good extent. the IITs of India are ranked as second best in the world for engineering. The Jawaharlal Nehru University has been mentioned in the top 200 universities of the world. For medicine, AIIMS remains to be the best in the country whereas for management study, the IIMs are on the top. In addition to the government universities, private universities too have flourished since the government decided to diversify the expenditure on elementary education.