Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the global higher education analyst, released the 19th edition of the world’s most popular comparative data about university performance. But there is little to cheer for Indian universities as most slipped in the coveted QS world ranking.
Top 10 Points Of The 19th Edition Of QS Ranking For Indian Universities
- The Delhi University, the 10th best Indian University, slipped from 501-510 to 521-530.
- Jawaharlal Nehru University declined to 601-650 from 561-570.
- Jamia Millia Islamia now ranks between 801-1000 from 751-800 the previous year.
- Jamia Hamdard loses its ranking from 1001-1200 to 1201-1400.
- the University of Hyderabad (from 651-700 to 751-800), Jadavpur University (from 651-700 to 701-750), and IIT-Bhubaneswar (from 701-750 to 801-1000).
- The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, gains 31 places and becomes the fastest rising South Asian University among the top 200 varsities.
- Indian Institute of Technology here has gained 11 places to 174th.
- 13 Indian universities improved on the Citations per Faculty (CpF) score which shows their research impact relative to global competitors has increased.
- But the QS’ measure of institutional teaching capacity of Indian Universities has further declined with thirty our of forty-one varsities slipping in QS’ Faculty and Student Ratio (FSR) indicator and only four varsities recorded improvement.
- Two Indian varsities placed among the top 250 for faculty and student ratio (FSR). These are Savitribai Phule Pune University (225th for FSR) and OP Jindal Global University (235th for FSR), and IISc Bengaluru (276th for FSR).
QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings of the world. Published by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the comparison is done at different levels and it is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). But the ranking system is … Read the rest