IIT Bombay Climbs 17 Places, Among Top 200 Universities in the World
Seven IITs, the country’s premier engineering institutes are on the list of the top 500 universities of the world. The QS World University Rankings report released on Wednesday night has brought good news for the Indian academia. At 162, IIT Bombay has moved up 17 places since last year’s rankings.
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, is at second after IIT Bombay, at ranking 170. IIT Delhi which led the list of Indian universities has been displaced by IIT Bombay and IISc, Bangalore in the 2019 QS rankings.
While IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi are in the top 200 of the elite club of universities in the world, the other IITs at Madras, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee and Guwahati have found a place in the top 500.
Other institutes like the Indian institute of technology Kanpur and Indian institute of technology Kharagpur have jumped 10 and 13 spots respectively in the latest ranking.
The global rankings remain dominated by Massachusetts Institute Technology (MIT) , Stanford University, Harvard University and California Institute Technology all maintaining their top 4 spots. MIT has bagged the top spot for a record seventh year straight.
QS world University ranking are taken out by education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds every year. The rankings are evaluated on six different metrics, which include Academic reputation, Employer reputation, faculty/ student ratio, Citations per faculty, International faculty ratio and the International student ratio.