This list, naturally, raised a lot of eyebrows and questions, but a parody Twitter account has all the answers for you.
Though there are not many tweets, the account's sarcastic take on Jio Institute will tickle you.
Catching you up: What's the 'coveted' Jio Institute
The Central government kept the Jio Institute on the same pedestal as some of the most esteemed colleges in the country, and further defended its move saying it was a member of the 'greenfield category'.
This category is for new or proposed institutes that are yet to come into existence, and Jio Institute was 'chosen' among 11 applicants.
Even Google doesn't know about it!
They only have 'Letter of Intent', senior official defends move
After the backlash the Central government received, R Subramanyam, Secretary, Higher Education had an explanation.
He said since Jio Institute was named in 'greenfield category' it got 'Letter Of Intent' and they have three years to set the institute.
"If they set up, then they get 'IOE' status, right now they don't have the tag," he added.
Like, that explains a lot!
Students will study on WhatsApp to save trees
The parody account @Jiolnstitute attempts to answer some of the mind-boggling questions.
If you wondered what students will study in the institute, the following tweet explains it: No Paper will be used in Jio Institute and the Study Material will be provided on WhatsApp to save Trees.
Another tweet read: Jio institute prides itself in that you can't even find it on Google.
As you may have guessed, here's the institute's Vice Chancellor