QS World University Rankings list for BRICS nations is here!

By Deepak

The QS World University Rankings has released list of top universities for BRICS nations (Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa) and it has a good news for the the universities in India.

The QS World University Rankings releases the list of best universities in Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa every year. All the five nations hold a proud share of universities among the 250 universities. China holds a lion's share with its 86 universities topping the chart, followed by Russia with 55 universities and Brazil with 54 universities.

QS World University Ranking list for BRICS nations


Although the Indian universities could not manage to hold on to their earlier positions, India has a fair share of 44 universities among the 250 universities across the BRICS nations. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore proves its strength again by securing 6th rank. The Delhi University also has gone up the ladder by jumping to 41st rank from last year's 46th rank.

According the research team of QS - Indian universities have managed to impress the QS researchers through their excellent work and contribution in the field of research. The research papers of India are competent enough to stand parallel to those produced in China, Brazil and Russia. Another strong reason for ranking Indian universities as the best ones is that 21 out of the 44 Indian universities ranked among the 250 universities of BRICS nations, have obtained full marks as their staffs comprises good number of PhD holders.

List of Indian Universities among Top BRICS Universities

6Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

13 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

15 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi


Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

22Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

25 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

39 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

41University of Delhi

54University of Calcutta

54Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

68University of Mumbai

88Jadavpur University

89University of Madras

101-110Banaras Hindu University

101-110Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

101-110Manipal Academy of Higher Education

111-120National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

111-120University of Calicut

121-130Amity University

131-140University of Pune

131-140Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

131-140Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

141-150Bharathidasan University

151-200Anna University, Chennai

151-200Panjab University, Chandigarh

151-200Bangalore University, Bangalore

151-200Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University)

151-200Andhra University

151-200Dr. Harisingh Gour University (University of Sagar), Sagar

151-200G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar

151-200University of Kashmir, Srinagar

151-200University of Mysore

201-250University of Mangalore

201-250Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad

201-250Shanmugha Arts Science Technology and Research Academy, Thanjavur

201-250National Institute of Technology, Calicut

201-250Pondicherry University

201-250Cochin University of Science and Technology

201-250Goa University

201-250Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad

201-250Motilal Nehru NIT, Allahabad

201-250Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur

201-250University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore

201-250 VIT University, Vellore

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