Depts of IIT, JNU, DU make it to the global top 100 list

Though the universities of India might struggle to make to the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings list, the individual departments of are among the best in the world.

Delhi University tops the list, achieving the highest rank of all 20 Indian universities that have made the cut, while being placed 17th globally on the development studies subject table.

9 Indian institutions are listed in the top 100 within nine disciplines. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015 published on Wednesday, India has secured 107 places across the 36 subject tables, including the six new disciplines for 2015-architecture, arts and design, business studies, dentistry, development studies and veterinary science.


IIT Bombay is the most prevalent Indian institute, appearing in the top 100 for eight subjects. IIT Delhi too has five of its departments in the top 100 while Jawaharlal Nehru University figures on one subject list.

Here is the list of institutions and the subjects in which they rank its among the best in the world.

Institution Subjects in which it ranks among best
IIT Bombay Art & design, computer science, & information systems, engineering-chemical, civin & structural, electrical & electronic, mechanical, aeronautical & manufacturing, materials sciene, statistcs & operational research
IIT Delhi Computer science & information systems, engineering-chemical, civil stuctural, electrical & electronic, mechanical, aeronautical & manufacturing
IIT Kharagpur Engineering-civil & structural, mechanical, aeronautical & manufacturing, material science
IIT Madras Engineering-civil &structural, electrical & electronic, mechanical, aeronautical & manufacturing
Indian Institute of Science Electrical & electronic, materials science
IIT Kanpur Statistics & operational research
Jawaharlal Nehru University Sociology

Shanmugha Arts Science Technology Art & design
University of Delhi Development studies

Depts of IIT, JNU,DU make it to the global top 100

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