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4 Indian Institutes made it to Times Higher Education’s World Reputation Rankings 2021; IISc Bengaluru Among Top 100 

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4 Indian universities led by IISc Bangalore (1)4 Indian institutes have made it to the Times Higher Education(THE)’s World Reputation Rankings 2021, the annual ranking of THE that features the top 200 universities based on the votes from leading academics across the globe.

  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru ranked among the top 100(91-100) has topped the Indian Institutes.
  • The other 3 Indian institutes are the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Bombay, the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Delhi, and the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Madras.

About THE’s World Reputation Rankings 2021:

i.The 2021 ranking comprises 202 universities from 29 countries.

ii.The 2021 ranking was based on the survey carried out between November 2020 and February 2021.

iii.More than 10963 experienced, published academics from around 128 countries have voted for universities across the globe for their best reputation for research and teaching.


i.Harvard University of the United States of America (USA) has topped the 2021 ranking followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA and University of Oxford from the United Kingdom(UK) has secured the 2nd and 3rd rank respectively.

ii.The USA dominates the ranking with 7 institutes in the top 10.

iii.The Tsinghua University of China, ranked 10th, is the only Asian university in the top 10.

iv.Around 17 institutes of China have made it to the 2021 ranking. Compared to the previous year ranking, 5 new universities have made it to the ranking.

Ranking of Indian Institutes:

Ranking Name
91-100IISc Bangalore
126-150IIT  Bombay
176-200IIT Delhi
176-200IIT  Madras

Top 3 Reputation ranking 2021:

Ranking Name Country
1Harvard UniversityUnited States
2Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States
3University of OxfordUnited Kingdom

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In accordance with the ‘Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022’, 3 Indian universities made it to the top 400 global rankings.  Among them, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru (Karnataka) is on the top and continues to be between 301-350 cohort.

  • It was followed by IIT (Indian Institute of Technology)-Ropar (Punjab) which also retained its position in the 351-400 group.
  • United Kingdom’s (UK) University of Oxford topped the ranking for the 6th consecutive year.

About Times Higher Education (THE):

Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine.
Headquarter– London, United Kingdom (UK)