The Top 200 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings have been released. Only three Indian Institutes have made it to the top 200 list which includes IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore, and IIT Delhi. Most of India’s top higher education institutions have slipped in the latest edition.
Although these institutions have been featured in the Top 200 list none of the Indian institutions have been featured in the top 100 list.
As compared to the ranking list released last year, 14 institutes have slipped in the ranking while four have improved. In the QS World ranking 2021 IIT Bombay has been ranked at 172 while IIS Bangalore and IIT Delhi have taken up the 185th and 193rd positions.
On the other hand in the QS World Ranking 2021, IIT Bombay has been placed at 152 while IIT Delhi and IISC Bangalore have been placed at 182nd and 184th place respectively.
The QS World Rankings are prepared based on the Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Citations per faculty/student ratio, International faculty Ration, and International Student Ratio.
Globally, MIT is the number one university, followed by Stanford University and Harvard University. While no Indian institution is among the world’s top 100, there are, however, 26 Asian universities that have made it. Of these 26, Mainland China and South Korea have six each, Hong Kong and Japan have five each, Singapore has two universities and Malaysia and Taiwan have one each.