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.

NAAC Accreditation

In the year 2017, JNCASR obtained NAAC accreditation of A++ with 3.76 out of the total score of 4 points.

NIRF 2021



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:

Nature Index Annual Tables 2020 ranks JNCASR:

In Institution Table 2021 released by Nature Index, JNCASR ranks 8th among institutions in India.

Nature Index 2021 Materials Science tables

o    Top 50 Rising Institutions, JNCASR ranks 23rd (THE ONLY INSTITUTION FROM INDIA IN THE LIST)

o    Leading 200 institutions, JNCASR ranks 171 (ONE among two institutions from India in this list, another being IISc, Bengaluru)

Scimago Institutions Ranking

Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Award

Both in 2017 and 2018, JNCASR received the Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Award.