08 June 2017 | News
IIT-Delhi has jumped from 185 rank last year to 172 this time.
As per the latest ‘Quacquarelli Symonds (QC) World University Rankings’, Indian Institute of Delhi has been ranked highest among other three Indian Universities. As per the ranking, IIT-Bombay has jumped from 219 rank last year to 179 this time. On the other hand, IIT-Delhi has replaced IISc as the top ranked Indian institution.
IIT-Delhi has jumped from 185 rank last year to 172 this time. IISc is down by over 30 places from 152 to 190. For the first time, India is home to three of the top 200 universities globally.
But the IISc is rated the sixth best institution across the globe in QS’s ‘citations per faculty’ metric.
Other Indian institutes in the list of top 959 top universities are Jadavpur University (ranked in the 601-650 band), University of Hyderabad (601-650), Anna University (651-700), Manipal University (701-750), Aligarh Muslim University (800-1000) and Birla Institute of Technology and Science (800-1000).
Delhi University has entered the top 500 group. It has moved up from the 501-550 category to the 481-490 category. IIT-Kharagpur has also improved its ranking from 313 to 308, and IIT-Kanpur surged from 302 to 293 rank. However, IIT-Madras has lost a few places ato slip from 249 to 264 rank. IIT-Guwahati moved from 481-490 band.