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IISc Bangalore gets 33rd place in QS rankings

Updated On 2016-06-16 11:32:52 Exclusive

IISc Bangalore grabs 33rd rank among top 50 institutes of Asia in the QS University Rankings for 2016 and has emerged as the top Indian Institute. According to the QS Ranking Organization, IISc Bangalore deserves the ranking since the institute has been consistently outstanding in the field of research and its faculty have been penning excellent research papers for years now. Being one of the oldest and finest science institutes in India, IISc Bangalore has always been the frontrunner in the world of academics, imparting education par excellence.

It is a proud moment for the entire nation not only because IISc Bangalore tops the chart of the best institutes in India but also because 23 such institutes of India have been featured among 350 best universities in the world, placing India on the 5th position. IIT-Mumbai has been ranked 35th, closely followed by IIT-Delhi (36th), IIT-Madras (43rd) and IIT-Kanpur (48th). IIT-Kharagpur was placed 51st, Delhi University (DU) was ranked 66th and two other IITs --Roorkee (78) and Guwahati (94) made it to the top 100.

The University of Calcutta was ranked 108, University of Mumbai 145, while Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is placed at 155 position. Panjab University is in the 251 to 300 bracket. India’s performance in these rankings is the fifth best among the 17 countries that feature in the ratings. While India has 23 universities in the list of 350, it is outperformed by Taiwan (34), South Korea (54), Japan (72) and China (82). QS has come up with the list after scanning 920 institutes across the globe. The rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact of a concerned institute.

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