Nagaland is the smallest state in the country. Moreover, it is very progressive in their education. The Nagaland government constantly works on providing education for all. They regulate and modifies the educational schemes and policies for students. Nagaland has an exceptional literacy rate of 79.55% where the male literacy rate is about 82.75% and the female literacy rate is 76.11%. Nagaland stands 15th in India in terms of literacy rate. There are many esteemed universities in Nagaland for higher education.

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Overview-

Nagaland University is established in 1989. It is one of the best universities in Nagaland and is a central university. The headquarter of Nagaland university is in Lumami, Zunheboto. It has two main permanent campuses in Medziphema and Kohima (Merima). Nagaland University has a temporary campus in Dimapur.

The Global Open University is one of the prestigious universities in Nagaland. It is established in 2006 by the Nagaland State Legislative Assembly. It received the assent of the Governor of Nagaland in 2006. The university started by offering distance education courses. The university then started to admit students from 2017 as external or private students.

National Institute of Technology Nagaland or NIT Nagaland is very well known among universities in Nagaland is established by the Government of India in 2009 and is a technical institution. This institute is established by the Government of India in 2009 and is a technical institution. The first batch started in 2010. There are six departments in Engineering in the university. The location of the institute is in Chümoukedima, 8.7 miles from Dimapur. The NIT Nagaland society is the managing body here. The institute gets its funding from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

List of Top universities in Nagaland- Best of 2021

There are many UGC-recognized universities in Nagaland. See below to know about the top 10 universities in Nagaland.

 

University Name Average Fee Structure NIRF Rank
Nagaland University INR 10,300- INR 26,960 151-200
Phek Governmental College NAAC accredited B
The Global Open University Nagaland INR 24,125
St. Joseph University INR 38,000- INR 75,000
ICFAI University
Oriental College Kohima INR 24,300
St.Xavier College, Jalukie University
Mount  Tiyi College, Nagaland INR 2950 NAAC grade C
National Institute of Technology,  Nagaland ₹24,700 – ₹1.34 Lakhs (Fees for 1st Year)
Dimapur Government College, Nagaland INR 7,590 (Fees for the first year)

 

Nagaland University– Established in 1989

Nagaland University is one of the best universities in Nagaland and is a central university. The university is established in 1989. The headquarter of Nagaland university is in Lumami, Zunheboto. It has two main permanent campuses in Medziphema and Kohima (Merima). Nagaland University has a temporary campus in Dimapur and it offers B.Tech courses for the students. The university comprises 24,000 students in a total of 66 affiliated colleges. Nagaland University has ranked 151-200 among universities in Nagaland.

The university offers several courses in 43 disciplines such as M.Sc, MA, MBA, M.Com, M, Ed, M.Sc (Agri), B. Sc, BA, B.Com, BBA, BCA, B. Sc (Nursing), LLB, B. Ed, and  B. Voc courses. Nagaland University has a department of management called as Department of Management which offers MBA degrees. The location of the University is in Nu Kohima campus, Kohima, Nagaland.

The admission of the first batch of MBA students in 2008. There is also a Nagaland University school of engineering & Technology situates on the Meriema campus, Kohima. It is the first engineering school in Nagaland and has of kind infrastructure among universities in Nagaland.

Nagaland University has four student bodies as Post Graduate Students Union Meriema Campus,  Lumami Campus Hqrs,  Nagaland University Students’ Union, and SMS and (SETSU School of Engineering and Technology Students’ Union). The university celebrates different types of students activity such as cultural activities, musical nights, sports week, carnivals, debates, Freshers day, etc.

Number of Affiliated Colleges: 66

Types of Degrees:

See below to know about the courses in universities in Nagaland.

B.Tech-

  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science And Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Engineering & Technology
  • Agricultural Engineering & Technology

Top Courses of Universities in Nagaland:

The top courses of the universities in Nagaland are as follows,

  • M.Tech
  • M.Sc
  • MBA
  • MA
  • M.Tech (Lateral)
  • PG Diploma
  • Ph.D.

Average Fee Structure:

The fee structure is as follows,

  • B.Tech- INR 26,960
  • B.Sc- INR 10,300
  • MBA-INR 24,240
  • Ph.D.- INR 26,960

Average Placement:

The university is one of the top universities in Nagaland. It provides good placement assistance with 80-100% placement of the students. Many reputed companies like Tata, Infosys, Wipro come here for the campus placement.

The Global Open University Nagaland– Established in 2006

The global open University is one of the prestigious universities in Nagaland. It is established in 2006 by the Nagaland State Legislative Assembly. It received the assent of the Governor of Nagaland in 2006. The university started by offering distance education courses. The university then started to admit students from 2017 as external or private students.

The external or private students don’t fall under the distance education council regulations or the distance education bureau of the University Grants Commission. The courses in the University provide job-centric, employment-oriented education to their students in the northeast part of the country. The university provides several bachelor and post-graduation courses in science, arts, commerce, and other domains.

Global Open University Nagaland offers B.Sc, BA, BCA, B.Lib, Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Hotel Management Travel and Tourism courses. There are some advanced master’s courses such as M. Lib, MCA, MBA, LL.M, M.Sc, M.Com, MA, Master of Hospital Management, Master of Public Health, Master of Social Work, Master of Hospital Management, and master of business law courses. The students need to apply via the official website online by selecting the appropriate programs. The selection depends on the merit in the last qualifying examination.

Types of Degrees:

The university offers different degree programs. They are as follows,

  • Master’s Degree
  • Advanced diploma programs
  • Bachelors programs
  • Post-Graduation diploma

Top Courses of Universities in Nagaland:

The university offers different degree programs. The top courses of the University are as follows,

Master’s Degree –

Some of the top courses are as follows,

  • MBA
  • MCA
  • M. SC
  • LLM
  • Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.)

Advanced diploma programs-

The courses are as follows,

  • Visual Merchandising and Window Display
  • Landscaping
  • Interior Furnishing
  • Visual Merchandising and Window Display
  • Modular Kitchen Design
  • Solar Passive and Climatic Building Design
  • Colour Consultation
  • Diploma in Draftsmanship

Bachelors programs-

The university offers different degree programs. Some of the top courses are as follows:

  • BA
  • BSW
  • B. Sc

Post-Graduation diploma-

The university gives postgraduation courses. The courses are:

  • Nutritional Healing
  • Diploma in Massage Therapy
  • SPA and Wellness Management
  • Clinical Research
  • Fire Science

Average Fee Structure:

The average fee structure is as follows,

  • MBA- INR 24,125
  • L.L.M- INR 24,125
  • M.Sc- INR 24,125
  • BCA- INR 31,525
  • M.H.A [Hospital]- INR 24,125
  • BBA-INR 31,625

Average Placement:

Global Open University Nagaland is one of the prestigious universities in Nagaland. It has its placement cell which offers placement assistance with 50-60% placement of the students. It enhances their skills for getting good job opportunities. The university is visited by top companies such as Vivanta, Taj Group, Lemon Tree, Radisson, and Le Meridien.

St. Joseph University – Established in 2016

St. Joseph University was established in 2016. It is a private, catholic research university. It is a very renowned name among universities in Nagaland. This university is run by daughters of Mary Immaculate sisters and Missionaries of Mary Immaculate fathers. The objective of the university is to provide education to the aspiring students of Nagaland. It is a UGC-recognized university and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). St. Joseph University offers several courses in science, arts, engineering, and management. Some of the popular courses are B.Tech, MA, M.Sc., MCA, MBA, B.Com. (Hons.), BSW, M.Com., BA (Hons.), B.SC. (Hons.), BCA, BBA, etc. On the other hand, the university also offers Ph.D. courses. The students need to have valid scores in the entrance examination.

Number of Affiliated Colleges

See below to know about the affiliated colleges.

  • Joseph University College of Engineering, Dimapur
  • Joseph University College of Arts, Dimapur
  • College of Science, Dimapur
  • College of Management, Dimapur

Types of Degrees:

St. Joseph University offers several courses in science, arts, engineering, and management. Some of the popular courses are B.Tech, MA, M.Sc., MCA, MBA, B.Com. (Hons.), BSW, M.Com., BA (Hons.), B.SC. (Hons.), BCA, BBA, etc. On the other hand, the university also offers Ph.D. courses.

Top Courses:

Some of the top courses in the university are as follows,

  • Bachelor of Arts – Honors (B.A. – Hons.)
  • BSW
  • B.Sc. (Hons.)
  • B.Com [Hons]
  • BCA [Hons]
  • BBA [Hons]
  • M.Sc
  • MA
  • M.Com
  • Ph.D
  • MBA

Average Fee Structure:

the fee structure of the university is as follows,

  • BSW- INR 38,000
  • BA (Hons.)- INR 38,000
  • MBA [Hons]- INR 63,000
  • M.Sc- INR 56,000
  • Ph.D- INR 75,000

Average Placement:

St Joseph University is one of the prestigious universities in Nagaland. The main objective of the university is to create world leaders by increasing intrapersonal and interpersonal skills. The university has its placement cell to support the students in job hunting.

 

ICFAI University – Established in 2006

ICFAI University has situated in Nagaland and was established in 2006 by the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland. The university is affiliated with the university grants commission (UGC). It is one of the top universities in Nagaland and is mentioned in the UGC list. It is an eminent member of New Delhi, and Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the Association of Indian Universities. The University encourages knowledge and skills in core and frontier areas through educational programs, consulting and publishing, research, and commitment to the code of professional conduct. The university has a Board of Governors consisting of Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and other members. The head of the board is the Vice-Chancellor. ICFAI University offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in Information Technology, Commerce, Political Science, and Library Science, English, and management. There are also some advanced doctoral programs in Management and Interdisciplinary.

The University organizes seminars, Competitions, Academic Development Programs, Sports, and Cultural Festivals, etc. The university has an excellent infrastructure having a library with over 7,500 books and 60 journals, an advanced computer lab, and modern classrooms with excellent teaching aids.

Number of Affiliated Colleges:

It is a University with a PAN India network. The institutes are below the given states.

  • Nagaland
  • Sikkim
  • Hyderabad
  • Tripura
  • Jharkhand
  • Dehradun
  • Meghalaya
  • Jaipur
  • Raipur
  • Mizoram
  • Himachal Pradesh

Types of Degrees:

ICFAI University provides undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in Information Technology, Commerce, Political Science, and Library Science, English, and management. However, there are also some advanced doctoral programs in Management and Interdisciplinary subjects.

  • BBA
  • BA(Hons)
  • Com(Hons.)
  • MA
  • BCA
  • Ph.D
  • MBA

Top Courses:

Please see below to get the top courses offered by the university.

  • BBA
  • BA(Hons)
  • Com(Hons.)
  • Ph.D
  • BCA
  • MA

 

Average Fee Structure:

However, see below to know about the fee structure of ICFAI university.

  • MA- INR 61,300
  • BA- INR 30,200
  • BCA- INR 56,400
  • MBA- INR 1.48 L
  • Com- INR 30,200

 

Average Placement:

ICFAI University is one of the prestigious universities in Nagaland. Moreover, it has a team of experienced eminent faculty members and staff. There are many well-known recruiters like HDFC Bank, Syndicate Bank, BSNL, Vodafone, Birla Sun Life Insurance, H.N Company, Symbiosis, Hindustan Unilever, Airtel, Vishal Mega Mart, Tata Motors, Idea, Bharati AXA, Nagaland Paper & Pulp Corporation, DIMUL, Sky Wealth Management, etc.

 

Oriental College Kohima – Established in 1996

Oriental College, Kohima is a private institution. It is a Christian college having 4.72 acres of beautiful campus. It is one of the eminent higher universities in Nagaland. The University offers moral competence, higher qualitative education, and advanced activities in all branches respectively. The college has world-class facilities having a library, indoor stadium, gymnasium, etc.

Types of Degrees:

The University offers higher secondary to bachelor’s degree programs in arts and commerce streams. The university offers BA, B.Com degrees in several streams.

Top Courses:

Please see below to know about the top courses in the University.

  • BA- History/ economics/ political sciences/Education/Philosophy
  • B.Com- Economy/ Accountancy/ Business studies/English
  • BA {Hons.}
  • M.Com {Hons.}

Average Fee Structure:

The university has INR 25,500 fees for B.Com(Hons) and BA (Hons). The fee structure for BA and B.Com courses is INR 24,300 respectively.

 

Average Placement:

The university provides good placement assistance.

 

Phek Governmental College – Established in 1981

Phek Government college was established in 1981 to ensure higher and quality education in the region. It is situated in the Phek area, Nagaland. The university provides degree courses and some pre-university courses as well. The university started with a bachelor’s in arts in political science, history, and education. Now the university is undertaken by the government of Nagaland since 1990. The university provides a hub for knowledge dissemination and generation. It has an aim to transform the well-being of the students. Phek government college has a mentoring cell, tutoring committee, career guidance, and counseling cell and cell for floriculture, etc.

Types of Degrees:

Phek government college offers bachelor’s degrees in science, arts, and some hands-on training vocational courses. See below to know about the types of courses in the university.

  • BA
  • B.Sc
  • Vocational courses

Top Courses of Universities in Nagaland:

The university offers bachelor’s courses. See below to know about the popular courses in the University.

  • B.Sc –English /Computer science/ Environmental studies
  • BA-English /economics/ education /history/political sciences.
  • Vocational courses-proficiency in English/ mushroom cultivation course/floriculture course.

Average Fee Structure:

Students can get the average fee structure on the official website of the University. The university offers some prestigious scholarship options such as Crystal Award, Special Merit Scholarship, State Post-Matric Scholarship for ST Students, etc. The eligible candidates can avail themselves the fellowship/scholarship options.

Average Placement:

The university offers many hands-on training vocational courses in which students can excel at the time of their degree courses also. The students from the university get good job offers according to their skills. The university has its career guidance and counseling cell which can help out students in choosing their jobs, and career options after college. The main objective of the cell is to guide a candidate in choosing a relevant career path according to their skills, educational background, and interest. It addresses the problems of phobia anxiety, pressures, and stress, etc.

 

St.Xavier College, Jalukie University – Established in 2005

St. Xavier College, Jackie is one of the best Universities in Nagaland and was established in 2005. The university offers high-class Bachelor of Arts degrees for several students. The location of the college is in the Peren district which is an economic hub of Nagaland. It is one premier institute that gives the candidates opportunities for employment, skill and motivational up-gradation, exposure, cultural preservation, empowerment. This university is treated as one of the top-rated universities in Nagaland according to their results and placements.

Types of Degrees:

The university offers high-class Bachelor of Arts degrees for eligible students. The courses are as follows,

  •  BA
  •  BA(Hons)

Top Courses:

The top courses of the university are as follows,

BA(Hons)-

The university offers high-class Bachelor of Arts degrees for eligible students. See below to know about the courses

  • History
  • Political sciences
  • Sociology
  • English

Average Fee Structure:

Students need to follow the website for getting the fee structure of the courses in the university. Applicants have to download the university prospectus for getting more details.

Average Placement:

The placement assistance in the university is very good. This university is treated as one of the top-rated universities in Nagaland according to their results and placements.

Mount Tiyi College, Nagaland– Established in 1974

Mount Tiyi College is a premier institution in the District of Wokha for higher education. The college has an objective of rising and shine to inspire the future generation and present generation to prosperity. The college has a mission to distribute education to students of all backgrounds and provide them advanced knowledge, prosperity. The college encourages innovation and learner-centric ways to achieve excellence in higher education. Mount Tiyi College has an automated library with an enormous number of e-books, reference books, and textbooks. On the other hand, the college does have a hostel facility for boys and girls. Students can apply for a Post-Matric Scholarship from the Government of Nagaland with the help of the college authority. There are some Nagaland/ National Merit Scholarship opportunities for meritorious students.

The college also has an IGNOU study center attached to it within the campus. The studies center also offers Diploma and Certificate programs, Under Graduate, Post Graduate in  Open & Distance Learning mode. However, admission happens in January and July every year. Students can collect information from the IGNOU office, Mount Tiyi College.

Types of Degrees:

The college encourages innovation and learner-centric ways to achieve excellence in higher education. Mount Tiyi College offers Bachelors of arts degree in English, history, economics,  political science, sociology, and education.

Top Courses:

The top courses are as follows.

BA-

  • English
  • History
  • Economics
  • Political science
  • Sociology
  • Education

Average Fee Structure:

The average university fee is approximately INR 2950. Students can apply for a Post-Matric Scholarship from the Government of Nagaland with the help of the college authority. There are some Nagaland/ National Merit Scholarship opportunities for meritorious students.

Average Placement:

The university has a placement cell. It provides good campus placement assistance.

National Institute of Technology, Nagaland – Established in 2009

National Institute of Technology Nagaland or NIT Nagaland is one of the esteemed universities in Nagaland. This institute is established by the Government of India in 2009 and is a technical institution. The first batch started in 2010. The location of the institute is in Chümoukedima, 8.7 miles from Dimapur. The NIT Nagaland society is the managing body here. The institute gets its funding from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

There are six undergraduate courses in Engineering in the university, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & instrumentation engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Civil engineering, and Mechanical engineering Computer Science & Engineering. The master’s courses are VLSI Systems, Power System Engineering, Communication Engineering, Computer Science, and Engineering. The university also provides MSc in physics and integrated M.Sc courses. NIT Nagaland offers well equipped separate hostel facility for boys & girls. There are also adequate transport facilities for a commute of staff and employees staying outside the campus.

Number of Affiliated Colleges:

National Institute of Technology, Nagaland is one of the prestigious universities in Nagaland. The institute is one of 341 national institutes of technology.

Types of Degrees:

There are six undergraduate courses in Engineering in the university, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & instrumentation engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Civil engineering, and Mechanical engineering Computer Science & Engineering. The master’s courses are VLSI Systems, Power System Engineering, Communication Engineering, Computer Science, and Engineering. The university also provides MSc in physics and integrated M.Sc courses. The university also provides Ph.D. courses in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Civil engineering, and Mechanical engineering Computer Science & Engineering, etc.

Bachelors-

The university provides several advanced bachelor’s courses.  However, see below to know about the courses.

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Masters-

The university provides several advanced master’s courses. See below to know about the courses.

  • MSc in Physics
  • Power System Engineering
  • Communication Engineering
  • VLSI Systems
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • S.M.S in Material Science

Ph.D.-

The university provides several disciplines for Ph.D. courses.  See below to know about the courses.

  • Civil engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Top Courses:

Bachelors-

The university provides several advanced bachelor’s courses. See below to know about the courses.

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Masters-

The university provides several advanced master’s courses. See below to know about the courses.

  • MSc in Physics
  • Power System Engineering
  • Communication Engineering
  • VLSI Systems
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • B.S.M.S in Material Science

Ph.D.-

The university provides several disciplines for Ph.D. courses. See below to know about the courses.

  • Civil engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Average Fee Structure:

Students can get the fee details in the website. The average fee structure of the university is as follows,

  • M. Tech- ₹1.34 Lakhs (Fees for 1st Year)
  • M. Sc- ₹24,700 (Fees for 1st Year)
  • Ph. D.- ₹10,850 (Fees for 1st Year)
  • M.Tech- ₹85,700 (Fees for 1st Year)

Average Placement:

NIT Nagaland is one of the most esteemed universities in Nagaland. NIT Nagaland conducts the placement drive every year. In 2020 they have achieved a 51.5% placement record where the highest CTC worth INR 11 LPA is achieved by students in the CSE department. Some of the top recruiters in the university are Capgemini, Lakshaya, Toppers, Mphasis Cognizant, Vedanta and so many.

 

Dimapur Government College, Nagaland – Established in 2009

Dimapur Government College is a general degree college and situates in Dimapur. It is a well-known college under universities in Nagaland. It was established in 1966. The college has undergraduate courses in arts and commerce. The college has an affiliation with Nagaland University.

Types of Degrees

The college offers undergraduate courses in arts and commerce. The college has an affiliation with Nagaland University.

  • BA
  • B. Com
  • BA (Hons)
  • B.Com(Hons)

Top Courses:

BA-

Please see below to know about the courses.

  • Education
  • English
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Economics
  • History

Average Fee Structure:

The average fee structure is about INR 7,590  for the first year.

Average Placement in :

The college has an affiliation with Nagaland University. The university provides good placement.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Top universities in Nagaland

How many universities are there in Nagaland?

There are 5 universities in Nagaland. There are some private and government colleges. See below to know about the universities in Nagaland.

  • Nagaland University
  • Phek Governmental College
  • The Global Open University Nagaland
  • Joseph University
  • ICFAI University
  • Oriental College Kohima
  • Xavier College, Jalukie University
  • Mount Tiyi College, Nagaland
  • National Institute of Technology, Nagaland
  • Dimapur Government College, Nagaland

Which is the No 1 University in Nagaland?

Nagaland University is one of the best universities in Nagaland and is a central university. It ranked 151-200 in the NIRF ranking. The university is established in 1989. The headquarters of Nagaland university is in Lumami, Zunheboto. It has two main permanent campuses in Medziphema and Kohima (Merima).

Nagaland University has four student bodies such as Post Graduate Students Union Meriema Campus,  Lumami Campus Hqrs,  Nagaland University Students’ Union, and SMS and (SETSU School of Engineering and Technology Students’ Union). Moreover, the university celebrates different types of students activity such as cultural activities, musical nights, sports week, carnivals, debates, Freshers day, etc.

Nagaland University has a temporary campus in Dimapur and it offers B.Tech courses for the students. The university comprises 24,000 students in a total of 66 affiliated colleges.

The university offers several courses in 43 disciplines such as M.Sc, MA, MBA, M.Com, M, Ed, M.Sc (Agri), B. Sc, BA, B.Com, BBA, BCA, B. Sc (Nursing), LLB, B. Ed and  B. Voc courses. Nagaland University has a department of management called as Department of Management which offers an MBA degree. The location of the University is in Nu Kohima campus, Kohima, Nagaland. The admission of the first batch of MBA students in 2008. There is also a Nagaland University school of engineering & Technology situates on the Meriema campus, Kohima. It is the first engineering school in Nagaland and has of kind infrastructure.

What are the top 10 universities in Nagaland?

There are many UGC-recognized universities in Nagaland. See below to know about the top 10 universities in Nagaland.

  • Nagaland University
  • Phek Governmental College
  • The Global Open University Nagaland
  • Joseph University
  • ICFAI University
  • Oriental College Kohima
  • Xavier College, Jalukie University
  • Mount Tiyi College, Nagaland
  • National Institute of Technology, Nagaland
  • Dimapur Government College, Nagaland

 

How are the private universities in Nagaland?

There are many private and government-aided universities in Nagaland state. They offer several advanced bachelor’s and master’s courses and good placement assistance.

 

How are the government universities in Nagaland?

The government universities in Nagaland India are very good.

 

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