QS World University Ranking 2022: IIT-Bombay Best in Country, 8 Indian Varsities in Global 400
The top three institutions globally are — Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Oxford and Stanford University ranked at number one, two and three respectively.
IIT-Bombay has surpassed IISc Bangalore to obtain the place of the top university in India, according to the QS Global University Ranking. A total of eight universities from India have made it to the list of top 400 in the world. The pack is led by the IITs. Of the eight universities in the top 400 list, seven are IITs.
Globally, MIT has continued to retain its top slot. In the top 10, five universities are from the US including MIT which has got the first spot. The UK has as many as four universities in the top 10. Switzerland’s Swiss Federal Institute of Technology is the only non-UK or US-based institute to be featured in the top 10 of the world.
IISc world’s top research university in QS World Rankings, is 1st Indian varsity to score a 100.
Overall, IISc has been ranked third best institution in India, with IIT Bombay and Delhi ranking first & second, respectively.
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has been ranked the “world’s top research university,” in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings 2022, an annual publication of university rankings.
“According to the Citations Per Faculty (CPF) indicator, when universities are adjusted for faculty size (the size of the institution is taken into account for calculating the CPF), IISc Bangalore is the world’s top research university, achieving a perfect score of 100/100 for this metric,” a press statement issued by QS stated.
QS World University Ranking 2022: World’s best institutes
- Rank 1: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US
- Rank 2: University of Oxford, UK
- Rank 3: Stanford University, US
- Rank 4: University of Cambridge, UK
- Rank 5: Harvard University, US
- Rank 6: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), US
- Rank 7: Imperial College London, UK
- Rank 8: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
- Rank 9: UCL, UK
- Rank 10: University of Chicago, US
The rankings feature 1300 universities in total. Of these the US alone claims 177 universities – this is the highest representation from any nation. As many as 19 new universities from America have made it to the list. Another favourite destination of Indian students, Canada has 28 universities on the list. The best university in Canada is the University of Toronto which has got 26th place.
QS World University Ranking 2022: Best in India
- Rank 177: IIT-Bombay
- Rank 185: IIT-Delhi
- Rank 186: IISc Bangalore
- Rank 255: IIT-Madras
- Rank 277: IIT-Kanpur
- Rank 280: IIT-Kharagpur
- Rank 395: IIT-Guwahati
- Rank 400: IIT-Roorkee
- 501-510: University of Delhi
- 561-570: JNU
- 591-600: IIT-Hyderabad
- 591-600: Savitribai Phule Pune University
- 651-700: Jadavpur University
In the Asian region, the best university was the National University of Singapore (NUS) which has got the 11th spot globally and has got the highest score in the “academic reputation” indicator. Malaysia has the most ranked universities from Southeast Asia with 22 entries followed by Indonesia with 16 institutes. From Each Asia, China’s Tsinghua University has given the best performance with 17th rank. globally. Top performers from India, however, could not make it to the top 100. IIT-Bombay – India’s best – has got 177th rank globally.
Universities across the world are assessed based on academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty-student ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio, international student ratio.
Source – News18