World University Ranking 2019: IISc, 3 IITs in top 50

Published on: Jan 17, 2019 12:24 IST
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IISc Bangalore and 3 IITs have emerged among the top 50 universities and higher education institutes in the latest edition of the World University Rankings 2019. The three IITs which have been featured among the top 50 include IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee and IIT Kanpur. The World University Ranking 2019 were derived using the 3 performance indicators which will help list and rank the best varsities among the top Emerging Economies across the world.

China secures top spot; India retains 2nd Position

The World University Ranking 2019 were announced by the Times Higher Education on January 15th in which the top 10 spots were dominated by Universities from China. India secured the second spot in the list with 49 higher education institutes being featured among the top 200 in the world. This year, India has improved its position by having 49 universities on the list as compared to 42 in 2018.  India also managed to have 10 universities among the top 100 in the world this year as per the Emerging Economies University Rankings released recently.

World University Ranking 2019 - List of Indian Universities in Top 100
The Emerging Economies University Ranking 2019 had 10 Indian Universities among the top 100. These included:

Rank Institute Name
Rank 14 Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
Rank 27 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
Rank 35 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee
Rank 46 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
Rank 55 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
Rank 61 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore
Rank 64 JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research
Rank 66 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
Rank 75 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
Rank 93 Savitribai Phule Pune University

World University Ranking – Performance Parameters

The Emerging University Ranking 2019 takes into account the following factors for deciding the ranking of different varsities 43 countries.

  • Teaching (the learning environment)
  • Research (Volume, Income and Reputation)
  • Citations (Research Influence)
  • International Outlook (Staff, Students and Research)
  • Industry Income (Knowledge Transfer).

In total, 442 universities were considered to derive the World University Ranking 2019 for Emerging Economies.

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