India Secures 2nd Spot in Emerging Markets University Rankings; IISc in Top 15

Published: | December 02, 2016
India Secures 2nd Spot in Emerging Markets University Rankings; IISc in Top 15
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has made the country proud by securing 14th rank among the top 300 universities.

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) bagged the 15th position among the top universities for the first time and India has secured the second place in the list of top 300 universities in emerging economies. China bagged the first place in the rankings.

According to ‘BRICS and Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017’ which were released on December 1, 2016, it was indicated that India secured the second position with 27 universities whereas China bagged the first position with 52 universities making it to the list.

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Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has made the country proud by securing the 14th rank among the top 300 universities. The teaching environment and emphasis on research have made the institute bag top position in the rankings.

Director of IISc, Anurag Kumar revealed that increase in government science funding has enabled the institute to develop infrastructure and enhance grants for new hires as well as interdisciplinary research.

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On the other hand, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay bagged 26th position this year. Last year IIT-B secured 29th position in the rankings. This year, there has been an improvement in rankings due to better performance in parameters evaluation.

India would overtake Taiwan in the future as the second-most represented country among the top 200 universities. There are 19 universities in India which made it to top 200 while a total number of 21 universities of Taiwan were among the top 200 list.

Indian institutes which made it to Top 200 in rankings: -

Name of the Institute Rankings
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 14
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 26
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 62
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 71
Jadavpur University 99
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati 106
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research 107
University of Delhi 109
Panjab University 135
Tezpur University 140
Savitribai Phule Pune University 143
Aligarh Muslim University 157
University of Calcutta 179
Sri Venkateswara University 186
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela 195
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani 196

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