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IIT-Delhi among top 50 world institutions for engineering in QS Rankings, DU has most ranked entries

Other IITs to make the list are Kanpur, Kharagpur, & Madras. Overall, 66 Indian universities cumulatively achieved 355 entries of which 44 courses featured in top 100.

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New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi) has entered the list of top 50 institutions for Engineering in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, released Wednesday.

With a ranking of 48, it is up by seven places from last year.

Compiled by global higher education analyst Quacquarelli Symonds, the rankings provide independent comparative analysis on the performance of 15,700-plus individual  programmes taken by students at 1,594 universities in 93 locations across the world, across 54 academic disciplines and five broad Faculty Areas.

Also, IIT-Bombay features among the world’s top 100 in Mathematics by clinching 92nd spot, up by 25 places, and IIT-Kanpur ranks among the world’s top 100 in Engineering — Electrical Electronic (87th, up by 21 places) and in Computer Science Information Systems (96th, up by 13 places).

While IIT-Kharagpur occupies 94th spot, up by 15 places, for Computer Science and Information Systems, IIT-Madras jumps up by 50 places to come at 98th spot for Mathematics.

Overall, 66 Indian universities cumulatively achieved 355 entries of which 44 courses in different disciplines featured in top 100 globally. Indian higher education institutions featured in 38 of the 54 narrow subjects and in all the five broad subject areas.

The most represented Indian universities in this edition of the rankings are the University of Delhi (27 entries), IIT-Bombay (25 entries) and IIT-Kharagpur (23 entries).

The QS Rankings are based on various parameters such as research publications, academic reputation, employer reputation and H-Index.

A statement issued by the ranking institution noted that the year-on-year performance of Indian institutions has been improving. It further noted that the courses provided by private institutions, particularly those selected as the Institutes of Eminence.

“The eleven declared Institutes of Eminence (IoE) take 44 per cent of the overall Indian entries (158). The IoE boasts 35 of the 49 top-100 Indian positions across the 54 academic disciplines and the five broad faculty areas 1 featured in this edition,” the statement said.

(Edited by Tony Rai)

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