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IIT Bombay: Top Indian University by QS ranking

IIT Bombay is the best Indian university according to QS World University Rankings for 2014-15.

Sep 19, 2014 16:43 IST
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IIT Bombay: Top Indian University by QS ranking:

IIT Bombay is ranked 222nd in the recently released Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking. IIT Delhi, which was ranked 234 last time and was topping the Indian universities' list for the past 10 years, has gone down to rank 235th this year. IIT Bombay has done better in the 'Employer Survey' a component that accounts for 10 % weightage in the World Rankings; IIT Delhi's performance has dropped. No Indian university ranked amongst the top 200 universities of the world.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has topped the QS world ranking for the third consecutive year, followed by the University of Cambridge, Imperial College, London, Harvard University and University of Oxford. Leader in Global Ranking MIT has increased its year-on-year citations per faculty by 14 per cent. Imperial College London (UK) also reported a 14 per cent increase in this metric compared to 11 per cent by The University of Cambridge (UK) and 2 per cent by Harvard. Caltech remains the world's top university for research citations.
The Indian universities featuring in the QS world university ranking, in the top 5 chronological order are:

Institute

Rank

(2014)

Rank

(2013)

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-Bombay)

222

233

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-Delhi)

235

222

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-Kanpur)

300

295

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras)

322

313

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-Kharagpur)

324

346

The number of Indian institutions in the World Rankings has grown to 12 from 11. The elements that are stopping the Indian universities from featuring among the top universities are the proportions of international staff and students. For competing with the best universities in the world, Indian Universities have to attract the best students, as well as the best qualified faculties from across the world.
A total of 31 countries are represented in the Top 200. The US remains the dominant nation with 51 institutions, 11 of which are in the Top 20. The US dominates also for research impact with seven of the 10 top spots in the citations per faculty indicator.

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