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 Table 2020:

  • JNCASR  was ranked 4th under life sciences and

  • It was ranked 10th under chemistry and physical sciences categories among academic institutions in India.

  • 469th in academic sector globally and 11th Indian institution from India in the tally.


     Nature Index Institution Table 2021 :

  • 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: