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Ranking of Indian Varsities in QS World University Rankings List

Sep 12, 2013 13:21 IST

    On Tuesday, the QS World University Rankings were out and revealed that no Indian varsity is ranked among the top 200 global universities. Approximately, 11 Indian universities are listed under 800 global varsities where IIT Delhi is having the highest ranking that is 222. Two other Indian university ranked among the top 300 global varsity list are IIT Bombay (233) and IIT Kanpur (295). IIT Madras is placed on 313 rank while IIT Kharagpur ranked at 346.

    This is a bad news for Indian Although IITS rank among 800 top global universities in the list of QS World University Rankings, the majority of them have fallen from its place attained in 2012. For example, IIT Delhi has fallen from its rank 212 to 222. Similarly, IIT Bombay knocks down from 227 to 233, IIT Kanpur falls from 278 to 295 and IIT Madras from 312 to 313. Only varsity that has enhanced its ranking in the list is an IIT Kharagpur which previously placed at 349 and now it ranked at 346.

    The list of universities that rank among the top 800 List are

    • IIT Rourkee- Rank 401
    • Delhi University- Rank 441
    • IIT Guwahati & Mumbai University- Rank 601
    • University of Pune and Kolkata- Rank 701

    The QS World University Rankings are deprived from four key pillars that are research, employability, teaching, and internationalization. The methodology comprises of six indicators that include academic reputation (40%), student faculty ratio (20%), employer reputation (10%), international faculty (5%), international students (5%) and citations per faculty (20%).
    Globally, MIT headed the list for the second year in a row, followed by Harvard and Cambridge.

    The countries having better performance in terms of the number of universities placed where the US (144), UK (69), Germany (42), France (40) and Japan (38).

    Find below the list of Top 20 Colleges

    QS Rank SCHOOL NAME COUNTRY OVERALL
    1 Harvard University United States 97.80
    2 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) United Kingdom 92.50
    3 University of Oxford United Kingdom 92.30
    4 University of Cambridge United Kingdom 90.90
    5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States 89.30
    6 Stanford University United States 88.60
    7 The University of Melbourne Australia 86.50
    8 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) United States 85.70
    9 The University of Sydney Australia 85.60
    10 University of Chicago United States 85.60
    11 National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore 85.20
    12 The University of New South Wales Australia 85.10
    13 Yale University United States 82.90
    14 New York University (NYU) United States 82.30
    15 University of Pennsylvania United States 82.30
    16 Columbia University United States 82.00
    17 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong 82.00
    18 Monash University Australia 81.70
    19 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States 81.50
    20 The University of Auckland New Zealand 80.20

     

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