According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up to 25 Indian university courses are among the top 100 in the world. Three Indian institutes of technology entered the prestigious group of the top 100 engineering institutes. IIT-Bombay is ranked 49th in the Engineering and Technology category, followed by IIT Delhi (54) and IIT Madras (94). MIT, USA maintained its first place.
The Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) in Bangalore, which was ranked number one in the NIRF 2020, is ranked 92nd in natural sciences, followed by IIT Bombay (114), IIT Madras (187) and the ‘IIT Delhi (210) according to data published by QS.
Likewise, IIT-Madras is number 30 for its petroleum engineering program. IIT-Bombay and IIT-Kharagpur occupy positions 41 and 44 respectively in the ranking of specialists in mining and mining technologies. “These are the highest ranks that the Public Institutes of Eminence have reached in this year’s specialist rankings,” the QS statement said.
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In the category of life sciences and medicine, the Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was ranked 248. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was ranked 159 in arts and humanities, followed by the University of Delhi ( 252). Furthermore, the University of Delhi was ranked 208th in the world in the category of Social Sciences and Management.
The QS World University Rankings by Subject calculates performance based on four metrics: academic reputation, employer reputation, research impact (citations per article), and productivity of an organization’s research faculty.
The QS Ranking provides independent data on the performance of 253 programs in 52 Indian higher education institutions in 51 academic disciplines. These programs include various disciplines of engineering (chemistry, petroleum, construction, mechanics), law, development studies, and the arts, among others.