About Institutions of Eminence

Institutions of Eminence scheme has been launched in order to implement the commitment of the Government to empower the Higher Educational Institutions and to help them become world class teaching and research institutions, as announced by the Hon’ble Finance Minister in his budget speech of 2016. Ten public and ten private institutions are to be identified to emerge as world-class Teaching and Research Institutions. This will enhance affordable access to high quality education for ordinary Indians.


Accordingly, applications are invited from the eligible and interested applicants to become Institutions of Eminence (IOEs) under the following categories:-
(i) Existing Government educational institutions.
(ii) Existing private higher educational institutions to upgrade themselves to Institutions of Eminence.
(iii)Sponsoring organizations for setting up of new Institutions of Eminence