World University Rankings 2018: No Indian Institute in Top 100 for Life Sciences

Published: | November 13, 2017
World University Rankings 2018: No Indian Institute in Top 100 for Life Sciences
  • As per THE World University Rankings, no Indian University has secured a position in the Top 100 Life Sciences College category.
  • Only Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) Bangalore has managed to bag a position in the band of  201-250. 

As per the latest World University Rankings 2018, released by Times Higher Education, no Indian University has made it to the list of Top 100 universities of the world in the field of life sciences.

The top position has been acquired by Stanford University followed by the University College of London. According, to the World Rankings top universities/institutions to study life sciences are:

Top Universities to Pursue Life Science:

Name of the Institution Ranking 2018 Ranking 2017
Stanford University 1 4
University of College of London 2 12
Princeton University 3 8
Harvard University 4 1
Duke University 5 18

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Even though none of the Indian institutes managed to score a position either in Top 50 or Top 100, various institutes fell into the category of 200-500. The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc), has secured a position in the 201-250 rank band. IISC is ranked 14 among BRICS countries and is ranked 27 among Asian countries. Followed by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay ( 251- 300) band, and Aligarh University in the category of (301-400) band. Life Sciences is yet an emerging field and still has a long way to go.

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In India, universities that have acquired the position in Top 500 are the following:

  • Indian Institute of Science, IISC Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Bombay
  • Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu
  • University of Calcutta, West Bengal
  • University of Delhi, New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Roorkee
  • Panjab University, Chandigarh

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