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Business News/ Education / News/  QS World University Rankings: MIT, Cambridge, Oxford top the list; no Indian institute in top 100

QS World University Rankings: MIT, Cambridge, Oxford top the list; no Indian institute in top 100

In the latest QS World University Rankings, IIT Bombay ranked amongst top 150 varsitites. Other in the list are Delhi University, Anna Univerisity, etc

A file photo of IIT Bombay. (HT)Premium
A file photo of IIT Bombay. (HT)

In the latest QS World University Rankings, IIT Bombay managed to manage a spot in the top 150 universities across the world. However, there was no Indian institution in the top 100 list of global universities. After IIT Bombay, next Delhi Univerisity was the second best Indian varsity which was ranked at 407 position, followed by Anna University at 427 position.

The 20th edition of the university ranking includes a total of 1,500 institutions across 104 locations. The ranking includes factors related to employability and sustainability in its assessment of institutions. The revised weightage system implemented in the rankings was one of the main reasons for the poor performance of the Indian universities in the rankings.

QS World University Rankings 2024: MIT retains top position since 12 years

The ranking was topped by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is worth noting that the institution has been on the top for last twelve years. Second on the list is the University of Cambridge, followed by University of Oxford on 3rd position. This year, Cambridge university showed a progress by a single ranking.

The latest rankings also assessed institutions based on three new metrics, which included Sustainability, Employment Outcomes and International Research Network.

The result has analysed a total of 17.5 million academic papers and considered expert opinions of over 240,000 academic faculty and employers.

Top 10 varsities on the QS World University Rankings

1.Massachusetts University of Technology (MIT)100
2.University of Cambridge00.2
3.University of Oxford98.9
4.Harvard University98.3
5.Stanford University98.1
6.Imperial College London97.8
7.ETH Zurich93.3
8.National University of Singapore92.7
10.University of California, Berkeley90.4

13 Indian universities slipped in the rankings

Anna University made its debut in the top 3 Indian Universities in the rankings. However, as many as thirteen universities slipped in the latest global ranking. IISC Bengaluru slipped down to 225 from 155. Similarly, IIT Madras also witnessed a decline in its position by 35 points. Indian Universities show a strong presence in the citations per faculty indicators. India was hit most by the introduction of new indicator, which is international student ratio. India is way behind than countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam on this indicator. 


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Published: 28 Jun 2023, 09:28 AM IST
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