IIT Bombay leads India chart in QS World Ranking
- 10 March,2019
In the QS world ranking, six Indian institutes have secured a place in the list of top 300 world universities. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, has secured the top rank among Indian institutes followed by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
QS World University Ranking is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). It is designed to help prospective students find the leading schools in their field of interest. Rankings are based on research, academic reputations and graduate employment.
IIT Bombay surpassed the last year’s top institute IIT-Delhi, moving up by 17 ranks and securing 162 rank worldwide. IISc has shown the maximum improvement with a jump of 20 positions and has secured 170rank. The rank of IIT-Delhi went down to the third spot as IIT-Bombay and IISc have improved their scores.
Internationally, the top three institutes remained at the same position, with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University and Harvard University securing first, second and third ranks respectively.
All the Indian institutes have got ‘very high’ ranking in research output.
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