On October 22, 2019, In the latest 2nd edition of Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) India University Rankings 2020, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) has again topped all Indian Institutes in the list with an overall score of 88.5 followed by IISc- Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (ranked 2nd with 84.7 score) & Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD),which has improved a notch to rank 3rd with 82.2 scores.
i. The first edition of QS India ranking was released in 2019. 107 institutions were evaluated in the ranking.
ii. The ranking has been based on 8 parameters which have different weightage. It includes academic reputation (30%), employer reputation (20%), faculty student ratio (20%), staff with PhD (10%), Papers per faculty (10%), citation per paper (5%), international faculty (2.5%) and international students (2.5%).
Here’s the list of top 10 Institutes in the QS India University Rankings 2020:
|2020 ranking||Name of Institute||Scores|
|8||University of Hyderabad||65.7|
iii. Other ranking : Calcutta University (CU) has secured the 11th spot in QS India Rankings 2020, topping among the state-run universities, followed by Jadavpur University (JU) at 12.
iv. As per the NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) India Ranking 2019 released on April 9, Indian Institute of Technology Madras has topped the list in overall category followed by IISc Bangalore & IIT Delhi.
About Quacquarelli Symonds (QS):
Headquarters: London, United Kingdom
Founded by Nunzio Quacquarelli, QS is a British company specialising in education.