In the first ever region wise QS University ranking, IIT Bombay has topped the list of Indian Universities. 'One of seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) in the top 10, IIT Bombay was the highest scorer for both academic and employer reputation, two of the metrics used to compile the ranking,' reads the official statement. 75 premiere institutes of the country have been placed in the QS India ranking 2019. IIT Bombay is the top Indian institute in the fifteenth edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking which was released on June 6. The QS world rank list released for 2019 has ranked 1011 institutes in 85 countries. The QS BRICS ranking 2019 list is expected today, sources confirmed to NDTV.
While IITs have retained the elite positions in the list, University of Hyderabad and University of Delhi have been placed in 7th and 8th ranks respectively, ahead of the IIT Roorkee and IIT Guwahati. University of Calcutta is the 11th position.
In the World University rank list, IIT Bombay has been placed 162 rank followed by the foremost research institute of India IISc in rank 170. IIT Delhi has 172 rank alongside University of Aberdeen (UK) and University of Twente (Netherlands).
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is the world's best university as per the list.
On the other hand, in the Times World University ranking 2019, among the 49 Indian Universities, IISc Bangalore and IIT Indore are the top two highest ranked institutes. The list comprises of more than 1250 Universities from 86 countries worldwide.
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