IIT-Bombay, Delhi break into top 50 in QS world university rankings

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News:The Quacquarelli Symonds(QS) has released the QS World University rankings by Subject,2020.

Facts:

About the QS Rankings:

  • QS University Ranking is an annual publication by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
  • The universities were ranked based on the parameters such as Academic reputation, Employer reputation, Citation per faculty Faculty-Student ratio and International students.

Key takeaways from the rankings:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the World’s best performing Institution followed by Harvard University and University of Oxford.

Indian Universities Subject wise ranking:

  • Engineering and a Technology: IIT Bombay moved up to rank 44 from last year’s rank 53 while IIT Delhi moved to rank 47 this year from 61 last year.
  • Arts and Humanities: Jawaharlal Nehru University ranked at the 162nd position while Delhi University ranked at 231.
  • Life and sciences: AIIMS has been ranked 231 in this category.
  • Business and management:Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad and IIM Bangalore were ranked in the 51-100 band.