QS Asia university rankings: IIT-Bombay among top 50, IISc slides

IISc, which was placed 33 last year, had failed to grab position under the top 50. Its ranking has fallen to 51 this year.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 17, 2017 7:22 pm
iit bombay, iit delhi, qs ranking (Clockwise) IIT-Delhi, IIT-Bombay and IIT-Madras

In the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), IIT Delhi and IIT Madras figure in the list of Asia’s top 50 universities. However, no Indian University managed to come under the top 10 slot.

IISc, which was placed 33 last year, had failed to grab position under the top 50. Its ranking has fallen to one position (51) this year. View | QS world university rankings 2017: Top 10 universities in Asia, click here

The results of Asia University Rankings were released on Monday, October 16, 2017 by QS, a British company. Nanyang Technological University (NTU) was placed number 1, ahead of NUS and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

Meanwhile, IIT-Bombay has moved one position up from 35 last year to 34 this year. Overall, the Institution improved on its 2016/17 performance by one place.

The Institute has score of 88.1 in academic reputation, 97.5 in employer reputation, 44.5 in faculty-student ration, 96.3 in staff with PhD, 89.6 in papers per faculty, 9.7 in international faculty, 6.3 in international students, 10.9 in inbound exchange students, 9.1 in outbound exchange students, and 41.4 in citations per paper. Among these 10 parameters, Employer Reputation indicated the strongest one for IIT Bombay with a rank of 21 globally. View | QS Asia university rankings 2017: Nine Indian institutions among top 100, click here

IIT-Delhi is at 41 rank while IIT-Madras stands at 48.

Here are the top 10 best universities in Asia

1) Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)
2) National University of Singapore (NUS)
3) The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
4) KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology
5) The University of Hong Kong
6) Tsinghua University
7) Fudan University
8) City University of Hong Kong
9) Peking University
10) The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

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