IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi Among Top 50 In Engineering And Technology Of QS World Ranking
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay and IIT Delhi have secured 44th and 47th positions respectively in Engineering and Technology category.
QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) released the World University Rankings by Subject 2020 on Wednesday. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay and IIT Delhi have secured 44th and 47th positions respectively in Engineering and Technology category. As per the latest rankings announced by the QS, IIT Delhi has moved a massive 14 places from last year's 61st position. Overall, IIT Bombay improved on its 2019 performance by 9 places.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University and University of Cambridge have secured top three positions in this category.
The overall score of IIT Bombay is 49.4 out of 100.
The Institute has a score of 54.2 in academic reputation, 71.2 in employer reputation, 3.4 in citation per faculty, 45.8 in faculty student ratio and 1.6 in international students, all scores out of a maximum of 100 points.
"Our students and faculty members are our key strength. It is their dedication and the hard work that has got us where we are today. I am sure they will take us much further in the near future, " said Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay.
The overall score of IIT Delhi in this category is 81.4, a statement from the Intitute said.
Other Indian technological and engineering institutes like IIT Kharagpur (86), IIT Madras (88) and IIT Kanpur (96) found their places in top 100 of this category.
Speaking on IIT Delhi securing 47th position in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020, Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi said: "We are very happy to see a significant improvement in our rankings this year. This is a result of the various measures we have taken in the institute on boosting the research ecosystem on the campus, strengthening our connect with the external stakeholders, significantly enhanced internationalization efforts from the Institute and various other measures initiated in the last three years."
IIT Delhi, recognised as the Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Government of India in 2018, is providing Engineering & Technology education to not only Indians but students from than 30 countries across the world.
The IoE status has given a greater autonomy to IIT Delhi in various matters including hiring of foreign faculty and starting collaborations with foreign institutions.
To produce the QS World University Rankings by subject area for this year, QS analysed over 22 million papers, producing close to 200 million citations.
1,368 institutions have been ranked across 48 subjects in 5 broad categories across 159 locations, which reflects the scale behind this internationally benchmarked undertaking to produce these subject rankings.
Across all subjects, 165 institutions were considered from India, 441 from the United States, 502 from UK, Germany & France combined, and 360 from China, Japan and South Korea combined for this QS Rankings 2020 by subject area.
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