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.
Indian Universities In QS World University Rankings 2019
|Rank 2019||Rank 2018||Rank 2017||University Name|
|162 ||179 ||219 ||Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB)|
|170 ||190 ||=152 ||Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore|
|=172 ||172 ||=185 ||Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD)|
|=264 ||=264 ||=249 ||Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM)|
|=283||=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|
|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||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||801-1000||701+||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%).