IIT-Bombay Overtaken by IIT-Indore in the World University List
IIT- Bombay, which was recently chosen as an Institute of Eminence (IoE) by the Centre, has slipped from the 351-400 band to 401-500 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019. It has been overtaken by nine year old IIT-Indore, which made its impressive debut as India’s second highest ranked university and a global top 400 institutions.
The country is led again by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, which retains its position in the 251-300 band. This time although no Indian institute made it to the global top 200, but it claimed its presence in 49 places this year, up from 42- the fifth best represented nation in the world.
Savitribai Phule Pune University has emerged as the top sate run university in the country, being ranked in the 501-600 band, up from 601-800 band last year. And among the previously ranked institutes, amrita university saw an impressive rise in the 2019 tablefrom 801-1000 band to 601-800 band, this year- with its particular improvement in its citation impact score (research influence).