The latest edition of QS World University Rankings by Subject released on Wednesday has shown improvement in the performance of Indian Institutes as the 22 new Indian departments are placed in the top-200 club, taking the total to 89 this year.
Three universities have at least one department in the top 50 globally. Delhi University’s department of development studies is ranked highest at the 37th position followed by Mineral and Mining Engineering of IIT-Bombay (38) and then IIT Kharagpur (47).
Indian institutes have largest representation in Computer Science and Information System as 17 universities have been ranked under this category. IIT-Bombay and IIT-Delhi are the leaders under this category among all Indian institutions.
“India’s eight IITs and IIScs are ranked 104 times, with 33 improvements in rank and only 7 drops in rank,” the press statement released Wednesday said.
With 1,884 departments, US has the largest number of departments ranked worldwide followed by the UK with 958 departments and then Australia with 508 departments.