IITs and IISc Rise in QS World Rankings 2019

Published: | June 07, 2018
IITs and IISc Rise in QS World Rankings 2019
  • QS World University Rankings 2019 have been released and IITs have improved their ranks in this year’s list.
  • IIT Bombay has emerged as the top Indian university in the QS world rankings, while MIT Massachusetts secured first place globally.

IITs and IISc Bangalore have improved their positions in the QS world rankings 2019. IIT Bombay has emerged as the top institute in India in the QS World University Rankings 2019. It has retained itself within the QS top 200 ranks along with IISc Bangalore and IIT Delhi. Although IIT Delhi remained at the same position, IIT Bombay and IISc have moved up the ladder and have outperformed IIT Delhi.

The number of Indian universities listed in the QS World University Rankings 2019 has also increased from 20 in 2018 to 24 in 2019 rank list. QS Quacquarelli Symonds releases a list of top 1000 global universities every year and this is the 15th edition of the list released by the global higher education analysts. Check out the top 10 Indian universities according to QS world rankings 2019.

QS World Rankings Top 10 Indian Universities 2019:

Name of the Institute

QS Ranking 2019

QS Ranking 2018

IIT Bombay



IISc Bangalore



IIT Delhi



IIT Madras



IIT Kanpur



IIT Kharagpur



IIT Roorkee



IIT Guwahati



University of Delhi



University of Hyderabad



Also Read: IITs, IISc Subjects Ranks Dip in QS Subject Rankings 2018

The first position in the QS World Rankings has been retained by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the seventh time in a row. Performance of Indian universities has certainly improved this year as they have risen on QS’s reputation indicator as well as employer reputation.

7 of the Indian universities have improved their rank, 5 of them have been featured for the first time and only 3 universities have dropped in ranks.

Also Read: Top Universities in India 2018: Check QS Rank and Admission Process

R Subrahmanyam, Secretary of Higher Education, MHRD, said that Indian universities are performing well on a global scale due to the relentless effort of the Indian Government to improve ranks of institutes with initiatives like NIRF Rankings, Institutes of Eminence, etc.


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