24 Indian Universities Listed In The QS World University Rankings 2019

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), which is popular across the world for hosting the educational events, has announced the World University Rankings 2019. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from the United States of America has successfully defended its crown for the 7th consecutive time in a row.

Though the QS World University Rankings 2019 is dominated by American and European universities, Indian universities have also increased their score and ranks considerably. As the number of universities increased from 959 to 1,000 in the QS WUR 2019, there is an increase in the total number of Indian universities compared to last year. A total of 24 Indian universities are featured in the QS World University Rankings 2019, and IITs continue to dominate the top positions. Here are the Indian universities that have made their way to the QS World University Rankings 2019.

24 Indian Universities In QS WUR 2019


Indian Universities In QS World University Rankings 2019

Rank 2019 Rank 2018Rank 2017 University Name 
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) 
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore 
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD) 
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) 
=293 =302 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) 
=295 =308 =313 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) 
=381 431-440 399 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IITR)
=472 501-550 481-490 Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG) 
487 481-490 501-550 University of Delhi 
591-600 601-650 -NA- University of Hyderabad 
601-650 601-650 -NA- Jadavpur University 
751-800  651-700-NA- Anna University 
751-800 -NA- -NA- Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi 
751-800 701-750 -NA- Manipal Academy of Higher Education 
801-1000 801-1000 -NA- Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh 
801-1000 -NA- -NA- Amity University 
801-1000 -NA- -NA- Amrita University 
801-1000 801-1000 701+ Banaras Hindu University 
801-1000 801-1000 -NA- Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani 
801-1000 801-1000 701+ Savitribai Phule Pune University 
801-1000 -NA- -NA- Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology 
801-1000 751-800 651-700 University of Calcutta 
801-1000 801-1000701+ University of Mumbai 
801-1000-NA-  -NA-  Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) 

Most of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are maintaining the momentum and taking the lion's share of the country in rankings. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and University of Hyderabad have improved their rankings compared to last year. However, University of Calcutta and University of Mumbai continue to register the poor rankings.

While coming to the methodology of the World University Rankings, QS ranks the universities based on the six performance indicators, namely Academic Reputation (40%), Employer Reputation (10%), Faculty/Student Ratio (20%), Citations Per Faculty (20%) and International Faculty Ratio & International Student Ratio (10%).

Also Read: QS World University Rankings 2019: MIT Topped For 7th Consecutive Time

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