Coming back to the colleges in Tamil Nadu which featured in the top 100 list of colleges, there are 3 colleges from Tamil Nadu which have featured in the top ten list. Tamil Nadu is behind only Delhi which has 6 colleges in the top ten list.
The 3 colleges to feature in the top ten list are: Loyola College (Chennai), Bishop Heber College (Tiruchirapalli), and The Women's Christian College (Chennai).
Six colleges from Tamil Nadu have featured in the rank 11 to 20. P.S.G. College of Arts and Science (Coimbatore), Madras Christian College (Kancheepuram), Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College (Virudhnagar), P.S.G.R. Krishnammal College for Women (Coimbatore), Ethiraj College for Women (Chennai) and Kongunadu Arts & Science College (Coimbatore) have rounded up Tamil Nadu's position in the top 20 colleges in India.
Other South Indian states have fared pretty well too in the rankings. 14 colleges from Kerala have featured in the top 100 list. There are 6 colleges from Karnataka, and 10 colleges from Andhra Pradesh. Other states like Maharashtra has 10 colleges in the top 100 list.
Delhi, though has 6 colleges in top 10, has only 11 colleges in the top 100 list.
States like Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha are absent from the list posing aquestion about the state of higher education in these states.
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