QS, short for Quacquarelli Symond, is an agency which presents academic rankings every year, released this year’s publication of World University Ranking on Wednesday.
Some of India’s top leading universities made their way to this list. Among these are, several branches of IIT including Delhi, Bombay, Kharagpur and Kanpur, Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.
The list which has been delineated subject-wise has placed IIT Delhi and Bombay under the bracket of 51-100 in Civil and Structural engineering and IIT Kharagpur and Madras have been placed under the bracket of 50-100 for same subjects.
For chemical engineering, IISc Bangalore and IIT Bombay were positioned under the brackets of 50-100, while IIT Delhi, Kharagpur and Kanpur found their place under the bracket of 100-150 for the same subjects.
Under Development Studies, Delhi university was ranked 37 and JNU was ranked under the bracket of 51-100 for History and Sociology.
Prakash Javadekar, the Minister of Human Resource Development, while praising said,
“Our efforts to improve quality of education in institutions are bearing fruit as 20 Indian Institutions figure in the global top 100 Institutions in the subject wise categories as per QS.”
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