QS World University Rankings 2019: While IIT-Bombay has secured the top position, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru stands second
Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have dominated the top slots in the first standalone QS ranking of India’s higher education institutes. While IIT-Bombay has secured the top position, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru stands second. The IITs in Madras, Delhi, Kharagpur and Kanpur have bagged third, fourth, fifth and sixth respectively.
The ranking by the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds), a UK based company specialising in education, include public universities, private universities and higher education institutions or deemed universities.
Twenty Indian institutions receive full marks –100/100 – in the staff with PhD, the indicator designed to identify the extent to which institutions are cultivating a highly-qualified faculty body. In the research productivity indicator, paper per faculty nine institutions achieve a score between 98.4 and 100.