IIT Bombay Tops QS India Rankings, IISc Bengaluru at Second Place

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) dominated the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) India university rankings 2020, with IIT-Bombay securing the top position and IIT-Delhi the third. Five other IITs found a place among the top ten.

The Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, clinched the second place. University of Delhi featured at number seven and University of Hyderabad at number eight.

This is the second time Britain based QS has released a list specifically ranking Indian universities. The last one, QS India rankings 2019, had also seen IIT Bombay top the list.

Screengrab of the QS India Ranking 2020 top ten.

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Indian Institute of Technology Madras featured at number four, IIT Kharagpur at number five, IIT Kanpur at number six, IIT Roorkee at number nine and IIT Guwahati at number 10.

Calcutta University (CU) has secured the 11th spot in QS India Rankings 2020, followed by Jadavpur University (JU) at 12.

Congratulating the two state-run institutes, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it was a proud moment for the state. The chief minister took to Twitter to heap praise on the universities.

The list, according to QS, is prepared considering eight parameters (with weightage):

  • Academic reputation (30%)
  • Employer reputation (20%)
  • Faculty student ratio (20%)
  • Staff with PhD (10%)
  • Papers per faculty (10%)
  • Citation per paper (5%)
  • International faculty (2.5%)
  • International students (2.5%)

(With inputs from PTI)

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