QS World University Rankings 2020: IIT Bombay Emerges as Best Institute in India, IIT Delhi in List

Published: | October 23, 2019
QS India University Rankings

In the new QS list, IIT Bombay has been placed in the top 200 club. IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi and IISc Bangalore are the best-ranked institutes in India. QS’s list of the world’s top 959 universities consists of a total of 24 Indian institutions.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released the latest edition of World University Rankings. According to the new list, IIT Bombay has been placed in the top 200 club. Other than this, IISc Bangalore and IIT Delhi have already been in the top 200 club. This is the third such edition of QS World University Rankings where India has got 3 of its colleges in the top 200 ranks.

Indian Universities in Top 400 QS Rankings 2020

Here are the top three institutes in India that showed remarkable performance in QS World University Rankings 2019:

Name of the Institute QS Rank 2020 Rank in 2019 Rank in 2018 Rank in 2017
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 152 162 179 219
Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bangalore 184 170 190 152
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 182 172 172 185
Indian Institute of Technology Madras 271 264 264 249
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur 291 283 - -
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 281 295 - -
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee 383 381 - -

The improvement in ranks has been encouraging for both IIT Delhi and IIT-Bombay, as the performance in the previous edition was moderate for IIT Bombay & Delhi.

All Indian Universities in the QS Rankings 2020

Here are the other Indian institutes that featured in the QS World University Rankings 2018-19 -

Name of the University Rank (Band) 2020 Rank (band) 2019 Rank (band) 2018 Rank (band) 2017
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 271 264 264 249
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 291 283 293 302
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 281 295 308 313
University of Delhi 474 487 481-490 501-550
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati 491 472 501-550 481-490
Jadavpur University 651-700 601 - 650 601-650 Not Ranked in List
University of Hyderabad 601 - 650 591 - 600 601-650 Not Ranked in List
Anna University 751 - 800 751 - 800 651-700 Not Ranked in List
Manipal University 701 - 750 751 - 800 701-750 Not Ranked in List
Banaras Hindu University 801 - 1000 801 - 1000 801-1000 801-1000
University of Mumbai 810 -1000 801 - 1000 801-1000 801-1000
Panjab University - Not Ranked in List 801-1000 801-1000
Birla Institute of Technology and Science 801 - 1000 801 - 1000 801-1000 Not Ranked in List
University of Pune 801 - 1000 801 - 1000 801-1000 801-1000
Aligarh Muslim University 801 - 1000 801 - 1000 800-1000 Not Ranked in List
University of Calcutta 801 - 1000 801 - 1000 - -
VIT 801 - 1000 801 - 1000 - -

Research Director at QS, Ben Sowter, talked about the performance of QS and said that India has progressed over the years, especially in terms of research. He also added that Indian universities have to work on improving the ‘employer’s reputation’ indicator by collaborating with the corporate world.

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