Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa congratulated the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for being ranked as the world’s top research university and said that IISc has made all Indians proud. In the QS World University Rankings, three institutions from India have made it to the top 200 universities. It also includes IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi.
Yediyurappa wrote on Twitter on Thursday, “Congratulations to IIC Bangalore on becoming the world’s top research university in the QS World University Rankings. IISc makes every Indian proud by providing world-class education and cutting-edge research in science, technology and engineering.”
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated the institutions that made it to the top-200 universities. He wrote on Twitter, “Congratulations to Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi. All efforts are being made to enable more universities and institutions of India to take place in global excellence and to support the intellectual skills of the youth.”
IIT Bombay top institute in India
The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has got 100 out of 100 in an analysis by London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). According to the 18th edition of the rankings, IIT Bombay has been ranked India’s top institution for the fourth consecutive year in the QS World University Rankings 2022. However, compared to the ranking of 2021, it has slipped four places to 177th.
IIT Delhi is the second best university in India and it has come at number 185 this time instead of 193 last year. This is due to the rise in the ranking of IIS. IIS is at number 186. IIT Madras jumped 20 places among the world’s top 400 universities for the first time and is now ranked 255, its highest ranking since 2017. IIT Kharagpur is at 280 while IIT Guwahati is jointly ranked 395.
JNU created space for the first time
Whereas IIT Hyderabad has made it to the top 600 for the first time in the 591-600 rank category while Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has made it to the QS World University Rankings for the first time and is in the 561-570 category. No Indian university has made it to the top 250 in the faculty/student ratio category. This year the world’s top 1,300 universities have been ranked, which is 145 more than last time.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has maintained its position at number one for the 10th year in a row. The University of Oxford has come in second for the first time since 2006, while Stanford University and the University of Cambridge are jointly in third place.
(with PTI input)
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