Indian Colleges with Best Alumni Network

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Top Indian Colleges with the Best Alumni Network

Powerful people come from powerful places”. The quality of a college is not determined by its infrastructure or the placement package but by the students who studied from there. Indian colleges have nurtured some of the best minds in the world. These institutes in our country boast of the most renowned alumni network in various niches such as Arts, Business, Entertainment, Politics, etc. In this blog, we will be discussing the indian colleges with best alumni network.

List of Indian Colleges with Best Alumni Network

The list of Indian colleges with the best alumni network is given below-

  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Bombay
  • Faculty Of Management Studies(FMS),New Delhi
  • XLRI Xavier School Of Management,Jamshedpur
  • SRCC
  • Hindu College
  • Hansraj College
  • St. Stephens College 
  • IIM Ahmedabad
  • IIM Bangalore
  • Miranda House
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women
  • Kirorimal College
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Roorkee

1. IIT Bombay

Indian Colleges with Best Alumni Network
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Ranked as the fourth-best engineering institution by NIRF in our country, IIT Bombay’s foundation was laid in the year 1958 with assistance from UNESCO. It was declared as an institute of national importance by the parliament of India in the year 1961. IIT Bombay is one of a kind as a class apart engineering and research institute. It is best known for its engineering and management programmes, sky-high placements and, most importantly, its notable alumni network. Some of the most notable alumni of IIT Bombay are-

Salil Parekh 
  • Course– B.Tech (Aeronautical Engineering)
  • Notable Achievement– Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Infosys
Bhavish Aggarwal
  • Course- B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering)
  • Notable Achievement– Co-Founder of OLA
Nandan Nilekani
Ashish Chauhan
  • Course– B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Notable Achievement– Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

Also Read: List of IITs

2. IIT Delhi

Indian Colleges with Best Alumni Network
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According to the NIRF 2020, IIT Delhi is ranked third best engineering college in the country after IIT Madras and IISc Bangalore. Since its inception in 1961, the institute has been designated as an ‘Institute of National Importance’ and has been designated as a ‘Deemed University’. The Institute of Industrial Technology and Design (IITD) is well-known for its flagship Engineering (B.Tech) programme in various branches such as computer science, chemical engineering etc. Some of the most notable alumni of IIT Delhi are-

Sachin and Binny Bansal
  • Course- B.TECH (Computer Science and Engineering)
  • Notable Achievement– Founders of Flipkart
Kiran Bedi
  • Course– PhD
  • Notable Achievement- Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry and the first woman to become an IPS Officer in India
Raghuram Rajan
 Chetan Bhagat
  • Course– B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Notable Achievement- Esteemed Indian Novelist whose novels like 2 States and Five Point Someone has been adapted into blockbuster Bollywood films such as 2 States and 3 Idiots

3. Faculty Of Management  Studies

Faculty of Management Studies
Credit: FMS

Considered as one of the best management institutions in the country, FMS has been consistently ranking among the top 5 business schools in the country by the Week. It offers an executive MBA programme, regular MBA and courses at the doctoral level as well. Key alumni of FMS are:

Ira Singhal
  • Course- MBA
  • Notable Achievement– Indian Civil Services Examination topper (UPSC) 2014
Mahesh Verma
  • CourseMBA
  • Notable Achievement– VC of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)
Sandip Das
  • CourseMBA
  • Notable Achievement– Managing Director of Reliance Jio Infocomm

Also Read: FMS Executive MBA Programme Details 


Credit: SRCC.IN

India Today 2021 declared Shri Ram college of commerce (SRCC) as the number 1 college in the country for commerce courses and it is esteemed for the exposure and placements it offers to its students. Its foundation was laid in the year 1920 and it is known for producing world-class businessmen, politicians and entrepreneurs. The distinguished alumni of SRCC are as follows-

Arun Jaitely
  • Course– B.Com Honours
  • Notable achievement– Former Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs
Shiv Khera
  • Course– B.Com Honours
  • Notable achievement- Famous Indian Author and Motivational Speaker is known for his book ‘You Can Win’
Pramod Bhasin
  • Course– B.Com Honours
  • Notable achievement- Former President of Genpact
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
  • Course– B.Com Honours
  • Notable achievements– Distinguished Indian Director known for helming films like Rang De Basanti (2006), Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013).

5. Hansraj College

Indian Colleges with Best Alumni Network
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Hansraj College, one of the largest constituent colleges of the University of Delhi, is ranked #4 for commerce and #5 for arts and science courses by India Today 2021. It has been accredited by NAAC with an A+ grade and was ranked as the 9th best college in the country by NIRF 2020. The distinguished alumni of Hansraj College are as follows-

Shah Rukh Khan
  • Course- Economics Honours
  • Notable Achievement– Considered as one of the biggest superstars of Indian Cinema and known for films like Swades (2004), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) etc
Gunjan Saxena
  • Course- BSc Physics
  • Notable Achievement- First woman Indian Air Force officer to enter a war zone
Anurag Kashyap
  • Course– BSc Zoology
  • Notable achievement– A notable Indian filmmaker known for films like DevD and Bombay Talkies

6. IIT Kharagpur

Indian Colleges with Best Alumni Network
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IIT Kharagpur  was the first of the IITs to be established in 1951 and was designated as a ‘Institute of National Importance’. The institute is well-known for its engineering programmes and is consistently ranked among the top five institutes in the NIRF rankings. IIT KGP was ranked #281 in the QS World University Rankings 2020. Notable alumni of IIT Kharagpur are-

Sundar Pichai
Jitendar Kumar
  • CourseBTech (Civil Engineering)
  • Notable Achievement- He is one of the most popular web series actor known for shows like Kota Factory, Pitchers and for his smashing bollywood debut Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan
Arjun Malhotra

7. Hindu College

Indian Colleges with Best Alumni Network
Credit: DNA India

Ranked #1 for science and art courses and #2 for commerce courses by India Today 2021, Hindu College is a premier institution of the University of Delhi. It has a legacy of 120+ years. It is esteemed for the internship and placement opportunities it provides to all the meritorious and deserving students along with its prestigious alumni network. Notable alumni of Hindu College-

Arjun Rampal
  • Course- Economics Honours
  • Notable Achievement– Renowned Indian Actor known for Don (2006) and Ra.One (2011).
Arnab Goswami
  • CourseBA hons Sociology
  • Notable Achievement– Founder and editor in chief of Republic India
Ankur Warikoo
  • Course– BSc Physics
  • Notable Achievement- Famous Indian internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Nearbuy

That was all about Indian colleges with the best alumni network and if you too dream of being an alumnus of esteemed institutions like these, then feel free to reach out to us. We will provide you with end-to-end support to help you secure admission to the top universities of the world. Simply book your FREE Consultation call with us at Leverage Edu or call us on 1800 57 2000.

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