INDIAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONAL BRANDS
Some fine examples especially in the field of higher Professional Education and excellence :
CMC Vellore - One of India's Greatest Medical College and Research Centre/ Hospitals.
CMC & AIIMS ( A Govt. Med University) rank as the top 2 medical institutions.
XLRI - Xavier Institue for Management - rated as the finest Management/ Human Resource and Commerce centres with education quality that is ranked worldwide along with IIM - Ahmedabad, which incidentally was again founded by a Syrian Nasrani Christian - Ravi J. Matthai, Founding Director of IIM Ahmedabad.
St. John's Medical College - is one of India's premier medical institutions. It is part of the St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences run by the Catholic Bishops Conference of India. It was established in 1963 and is situated in Bangalore, India.
The college annually accepts 60 students for the MBBS undergraduate course based on a national entrance exam. It also accepts over 30 postgraduate students to a number of medical specialities.
The college culfest known as "Autumn Muse" is one of the oldest in South India.
India's premier academic institutes in the Sciences, Commerce, Research, Arts and Mass Media :
St. Stephen's University, New Delhi - famous alumini include Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Other St. Stephen Alumini include BJP MP Arun Jaitley & Congress leader: Shashi Tharoor.
St. Xavier's Mumbai - famous Alumini include Ratan Tata, the college was also supported by the Kapoors touted as Bollywood's grand dynasty comprising of directors and stars along with TATA's founder - JRD TATA ( who was half Roman Catholic from his French Mother's side).
St. Xavier's Kolkata
St. Loyola, Chennai
Stella Marris College ( Premier girls college), Chennai
Sophia College For Women, Mumbai.
St. Joseph's College Tiruchy ( Famous for its Physics and Mathematics research) - famous alumini include Sir CV Raman - Nobel laureate and Ex-President of India & Dr Abdul Kalam.
In addition to the above, one can not discount the huge number of high quality premier schools, vocational training centers, charitable institutions, think-tank groups and colleges run by the Christian community offering the highest brand of academic education & development.