An Institute of National Importance is one that plays a crucial role in developing skilled people within the state or region.Institute of National Importance (INI) is a status that may be conferred to a premier public higher education institution in India by an act of parliament, an institution which “serves as a pivotal player in developing highly skilled personnel within the specified region of the country/state”. The Indian Institutes of Technology form a major group in this list.

List of Institutions of National Importance in India

1. School of Planning & Architecture Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh
2. National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh
3. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati,Assam
4. National Institute of Technology, Silchar, Assam
5. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar
6. Indian Institute of Technology, Patna, Bihar
7. National Institute of Technology, Patna,Bihar
8. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, Chhatisgarh
9. National Institute of Technology, Raipur, Chhatisgarh
10. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi
11. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 
12. National Institute of Technology, Delhi
13. School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi
14. National Institute of Technology, Goa
15. Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
16. Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat
17. National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, Haryana
18. Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi,Himachal Pradesh
19. National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh
20. National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
21. National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
22. National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, Karnataka
23. Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
24. National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Kerala
25. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
26. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
27. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
28. Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
29. Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 
30. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
31. Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology & Manufacturing , Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
32. School of Planning & Architecture Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
33. Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER), Pune, Maharashtra
34. Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, Maharashtra
35. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra
36. National Institute of Technology, Manipur
37. National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
38. National Institute of Technology, Mizoram
39. National Institute of Technology, Nagaland
40. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
41. Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
42. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha
43. Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
44. National Institute of Technology, Puducherry
45. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab
46. Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER), Mohali, Punjab
47. Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar, Punjab
48. National Institute of Pharmaceutical, Educational and Research, Mohali, Punjab
49. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, JODHPUR, Rajasthan 
50. Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
51. Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan
52. National Institute of Technology, Sikkim
53. Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research, Tamil Nadu
54. Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha, Tamil Nadu
55. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu
56. Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
57. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
58. Rajiv Gandhi National Instiute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu
59. Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana 
60. National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana
61. National Institute of Technology, Agartala, Tripura
62. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
63. Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
64. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
65. Motilal Nehru Institute of Technology, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
66. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh
67. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttrakhand
68. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttrakhand
69. National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand
70. Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER), Kolkata, West Bengal
71. Indian Institute of Technology, Kaharagpur, West Bengal
72. Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal
73. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, West Bengal
74. Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, West Bengal