The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore and IIT Bombay are among the world’s top 200 institutions for engineering and computer science, the Times Higher Education subject-wise rankings have found. While IISc occupied the 89th spot, IIT Bombay was pegged in the 126- 150 category, globally. IITs in Delhi, Kanpur and Kharagpur were placed in the 201-250 band, in that order, and IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee in the 251 – 300 category.
Meanwhile, IIT Guwahati was among institutes in the 301 – 400 ranks and Jadavpur University, NIT Rourkela and Tezpur University were pegged in the 401 to 500 band. The rankings, which were released on Tuesday night, scored 500 institutions worldwide, as opposed to 100 last year, on performance parameters such as industry income, international outlook, teaching and research. It highlights the educational institutions that are leading in electrical, mechanical, civil, chemical and general engineering courses. Read | QS Asia university rankings: IIT-Bombay among top 50, IISc slides
Overall, Stanford University is number one, followed by California institute of Technology, Oxford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Cambridge University. While India has a total of eleven institutions in the rankings, China has 35 institutions, which is more than any other country in Asia. China’s Peking University and National University of Singapore are among the top ten and top performers from Asia.