Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicQS Rankings

Topic: QS Rankings

IISc, India’s lone science gem that keeps topping global rankings, leaving IITs, IIMs behind

For 113-year-old IISc, it’s a story of scientific rigour, academic excellence, a unique mix of the two, and competing with the advantage enjoyed by similar institutions & universities in the West.

IISc, IIT programmes under India’s ‘eminence scheme’ feature in top 100 world rankings by subject

Under the IoE scheme, public institutes received funds from govt to develop research infrastructure and faculty, and private ones were given freedom from regulators.

IISc Bangalore’s entry in QS World Rankings isn’t a surprise. It was just a matter of time

It speaks of IISc Bangalore's global repute and eminent scholars that it was ranked above famed global institutes like Princeton and Harvard universities in terms of research.

Why Modi govt is planning to take its university ranking system NIRF global

The rankings issued by international agencies like QS accord a heavy weightage to ‘perception’, a factor that has fallen foul of the Modi govt. 

IITs and IISc fall in QS rankings for 2021, week after similar THE performance

IIT Delhi and Bombay and IISc Bangalore — all three are Institutes of Eminence in India — slip in the QS Rankings while maintaining top-200 positions.

Coronavirus has forced 51% non-STEM Indian students to drop plan to study abroad: QS report

The QS report says the Covid-19 pandemic has overall affected the decision of 48.46% Indian students who aspired to study abroad.

Forget top 100 list, India doesn’t even have a mechanism to identify research universities

Indian research universities lack voice to represent their views. Carnegie Classification in the US will be a good starting point for India to learn from.

Indian institutions such as IITs, IISc will soon make it to top 100: QS Rankings India head

In the QS global rankings 2020, three Indian institutes — IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi and IISc-Bangalore — found place among the top 200.

Modi govt rankings better than London-based QS & Times lists, IIT-Delhi study finds

QS and Times Higher Education are prominent education surveys where Indian institutes such as the top IITs and IISc have failed to make a mark. 

IIT-Bombay graduates are India’s most prized employees, IIT-Delhi’s come second

IIT-Bombay, whose graduates also topped last year’s rankings among Indian institutes, has improved its position in QS World Employability Rankings 2020.

On Camera

YourTurn

General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seal is pictured on a gate outside the RBI headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters File Photo/Danish Siddiqui

RBI to launch first pilot for retail digital rupee on 1 December

The pilot will be launched in two phases, with State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank and IDC First Bank participating in the first phase across four cities in the country.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.