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THE’s emerging economies university rankings 2020: India has 11 institutes among world’s top 100 universities, IISC at No. 16th

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On February 19, 2020, According to the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020, which ranks  a total of 533 universities from 47 countries, India has 11 institutes among world’s top 100 universities where Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore (Karnataka) emerged as India’s top-ranked institution by getting the rank 16th with the score 48.4.
Tsinghua University in China has topped the list with the score of 83.8.

IISC at No. 16th - New

Key Points:

i.A total of 56 Indian universities appear in the full ranking of a total of 533 universities across emerging economies of the world. China is ahead of India in the top 100, which includes 30 universities.

ii.Talking about other Indian universities in the top 100, IIT(Indian Institute of Technology) Kharagpur jumped 23 places to 32nd in the ranking. IIT Delhi improved by 28 places to 38th  and IIT Madras climbed 12 places to 63rd .
Indian Institute of Technology Ropar and Institute of Chemical Technology have been ranked in the ranking for the first time and both are in the top 100.

Here’s the list of Top 3& Indian Universities in the ranking:


Rank     University NameCountryScores
1Tsinghua UniversityChina83.8
2Peking UniversityChina83.0
3Zhejiang UniversityChina65.5
                      Rank of Indian Universities in top 100


16Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru48.4
32Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur42.9
34Indian Institute of Technology Bombay42.4
38Indian Institute of Technology Delhi41.9
58Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee38.4
61Indian Institute of Technology Indore38.2
63Indian Institute of Technology Madras37.7
63Indian Institute of Technology Ropar37.7
73Institute of Chemical Technology37.3
77Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur37.1
90Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham35.3


The Emerging Economies University Rankings:

i.It is an annual publication of university rankings by Times Higher Education magazine.

ii.It includes only institutions in countries classified by the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE (Financial Times Stock Exchange) Group as “advanced emerging”, “secondary emerging” or “frontier”.

iii.The Rankings is based on the same 13 performance indicators. The main parameters that are taken into account include ,FTE Students, students per staff International Students, Female:Male Ratio.
First issue– 2010
Country– United Kingdom