QS World University Ranking 2021: 12 Indian Colleges Among Top 100 Institutes, IIT Madras in Top 50

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12 leading Indian universities & higher education institutions have managed to get into top 100 colleges list released by QS World University Ranking (QSWUR). On March 4, QSWUR has released the top 100 colleges and universities across the globe. Out of all the colleges, IIT Madras, Bombay and Kharagpur have managed to feature under the top 50 category.

IIT Madras ranked 30th in Petroleum Engineering while IIT Bombay got the 41st rank and IIT Kharagpur 44th for Minerals and Mining Engineering. IISc Bangalore remains at 78th rank for Materials Science and 93rd for Chemistry. IIT Delhi has also grabbed 54th spot for Electrical & Electronic Engineering, 70th for Computer Science and 79th for Mechanical Engineering.

Apart from these, two Indian institutes have also placed under top-100 ranks in Business and Management.

51 subjects were ranked in 2021 under five broad subject areas across 1,453 institutions globally for the ranking.

Here are the 12 institutes/colleges ranked under the top 100 by QS World ranking

1. IIT Madras

2. University of Delhi

3. IIT Bombay

4. IIT Kharagpur

5. IISC Bangalore

6. IIT Delhi

7. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

8. JNU

9. Anna University

10. O.P. Jindal Global University

11. IIM Bangalore

12. IIM Ahmedabad

Apart from these above mentioned institutes, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (151- 200 category), Jamia Hamdard (101-150 category), Manipal Academy of Higher Education (151-200 category) and Vellore Institute of Technology (251-300 category) have managed to get a place in the list.

QS Quacquarelli Symonds is global higher education analysts that provide an independent comparative analysis on the basis of the performance of 14,435 individual university programs, taken by students at 1452 universities across the world.

QS World University Rankings by subject calculate performance based on four parameters — academic reputation, employer reputation, research impact (citations per paper) and the productivity of an institution’s research faculty.