Status and Accreditation

JNCASR is an Autonomous Institution under the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

  • JNCASR has obtained the status of an institution Deemed to be University in the year 2002.
  • Based on the success and impact of the Centre on the scientific community in India, it was recently graded as Category-I Deemed to be University, giving it benefits stipulated under clause-4 (Dimensions of Autonomy for Category-I Universities) of UGC Regulations.



In the year 2016, JNCASR obtained NAAC accreditation of A++ with 3.76 out of the total score of 4 points.

Institutional Rankings

           National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)


Nature Index

Nature Index 2019:

  • JNCASR was listed 7th among the top ten Young Graduate Universities by Nature Index 2019.
  • It also ranked the 17th among the top 50 Young Universities in Chemistry.
  • 40th among top 175 Young Universities in the world.

Nature Index Annual Tables 2020:

  • JNCASR ranks 8th among institutions in India.

Nature Index 2021 Materials Science tables:

Nature Index 2021 Asia Pacific

Scimago Institutions Ranking

 Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Award

  • JNCASR received the Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Award for the years 2017 and 2018

Centre for World University Ranking 2022-23

JNCASR ranks in the top 4.6% out of 19,788 universities worldwide according to the 2022-23 edition of the Global 2000 list by the Centre for World University Rankings. Details on: