QS Indian University Rankings

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News:The QS Indian University Rankings has been released.

Facts:

About QS University rankings:

  • This is the second edition of the standalone rankings for India’s higher education institutions. 
  • The rankings include public, private, higher education or deemed universities.

Methodology:The methodology used eight indicators to determine the institutions’ rankings.These were

  • academic reputation (weight of 30%), 
  • employer reputation (20%)
  • faculty-student ratio (20%)
  • the proportion of staff with a PhD (10%)
  • papers per faculty from Scopus database (10%)
  • citations per paper from Scopus database (5%)
  • the proportion of international students (2.5%)and 
  • the proportion of international faculty (2.5%).

About the Rankings:

  • The Indian Institutes of Technology(IITs) dominate the list with seven IITs figuring in the top ten rankings.
  • IIT-Bombay was ranked first followed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and IIT-Delhi.
  • Further,Delhi University, University of Hyderabad and the Indian Institute of Science are the only other non-IIT institutions in the top ten.