QS World University Rankings 2021: Top Indian Universities

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released the 17th edition of the QS World University Rankings 2021. The USA's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) continues to stand at number one for the ninth time in a row. This year, QS features a total of 1,029 institutes in the World University Rankings 2021. As expected the universities from the USA and the UK continue to dominate the QS World University Rankings 2021.

 

While coming to India's share, a total of 21 Indian universities are featured in the QS World University Rankings 2021. Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) dominate the rankings with only IISc Bangalore as an exception. Explore the top 10 Indian Universities in the QS World University Rankings 2021.

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Top 10 Indian Universities in QS World University Rankings 2021

1. IIT Bombay

1. IIT Bombay

Global Rank: 172

Overall Score: 46

IIT Bombay stands tall in the first position from India. The institute, which was established in 1958, has scored well in the academic and employer reputation indicators. It offers a range of engineering courses and is believed to be the best in placements. Explore more about IIT Bombay here.

2. IISc Bangalore

2. IISc Bangalore

Global Rank: 185

Overall Score: 44.9

The institute located in the city of Bangalore is popular across the world for its research work. Explore more about the IISc institute here.

3. IIT Delhi
 

3. IIT Delhi

Global Rank: 193

Overall Score: 43.9

The institute was declared as an Institute of National Importance and scored well in the academic stature and employer reputation indicators. The institute is also popular across the country for great autonomy and academic collaborations. Explore more about the IIT Delhi institute here.

4. IIT Madras

4. IIT Madras

Global Rank: =275

Overall Score: 35.5

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), an institute which has a self-contained residential campus, was established in 1959. The institute also scored full-marks in faculty staff with a PhD. Explore more about the IIT Madras institute here.

5. IIT Kharagpur

5. IIT Kharagpur

Global Rank: =314

Overall Score: 33.2

IIT Kharagpur, which was established in 1951, scored well in the international faculty indicator. The institute has also started offering courses in humanities and social sciences along with shaping future engineers. Explore more about IIT Kharagpur institute here.

6. IIT Kanpur

6. IIT Kanpur

Global Rank: =350

Overall Score: 30.9

IIT Kanpur, which was founded in 1959, is known for quality education and sprawling residential campus. It scored well in the papers per faculty and academic reputation indicators. Explore more about IIT Kanpur institute here.

7. IIT Roorkee

7. IIT Roorkee

Global Rank: =383

Overall Score: 28.7

IIT Roorkee is one of the oldest technical institutions in Asia. The institute gained IIT status in 2001. IIT Roorkee scored well in research output and impact. It is top in the international students indicator. Explore more about IIT Roorkee institute here.

8. IIT Guwahati

8. IIT Guwahati

Global Rank: =470

Overall Score: 25.1

IIT Guwahati is one of the popular IITs in the country which was founded in 1994. The institute has been deemed good in research and earned a high score in the papers per faculty and citations per faculty member indicators. Explore more about the IIT Guwahati institute here.

9. University of Delhi

9. University of Delhi

Global Rank: 501-510

Overall Score: NA

The University of Delhi, which was established in 1922, is the second non-IIT institutions in the top 10 list besides IISc. The university which is the largest in the country in terms of hosting regular students, scored well in employer and academic reputation indicators. Explore more about the University of Delhi institute here.

10. IIT Hyderabad

10. IIT Hyderabad

Global Rank: 601-700

Overall Score: NA

IIT Hyderabad was established in 2008. It offers both B.Tech and M.Tech. degrees in 8 disciplines of engineering and research and postgraduate degrees in liberal arts, sciences, and engineering. Explore more about IIT Hyderabad institute here.

Indian Institutes in QSWUR 2021

11. Rank: 651-700 - Jadavpur University

12. Rank: 651-700 - O.P.Jindal Global University

13. Rank: 651-700 - Savitribai Phule Pune University

14. Rank: 651-700 - University of Hyderabad

15. Rank: 751-800 - Jamia Millia Islamia

16. Rank: 751-800 - Manipal Academy of Higher Education

17. Rank: 801-1000 - Aligarh Muslim University

18. Rank: 801-1000 - Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

19. Rank: 801-1000 - Anna University

20. Rank: 801-1000 - Banaras Hindu University

21. Rank: 801-1000 - University of Calcutta

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