The IIT Guwahati is the only Indian entry which has made it to the top 100 list of world’s dynamic young varsities.
The Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 universities ranking which will be announced on May 1. The evaluation of the world’s top 100 universities under 50 puts India’s lone entry IIT Guwahati at 87th position.
The ranking oversee the future by examining a new breed of global universities that have managed to join the world’s elite in a matter of decades rather than centuries, with the potential to become the next generation’s Harvard or Oxford.
India which was the only BRIC nation which did not had a single university in the world top 100 table, recently has come in the Times Higher Education rankings. While mainland China had two, both in the top 50 and Russia and Brazil had one each. It is the first time that India joined the top 100 Under 50.
The 100 Under 50 is designed to be dynamic and forward looking to give a platform to the universities founded in 1964 or later.