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IIT-B placed 35th on QS varsity rankings for Asia

by June 18, 2016 General

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) has moved up in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings: Asia, from last year’s rank of 46 to 35 this year. The results were released on Tuesday by QS, a British company which is a leading global provider of specialist higher education and career information and solutions. IIT-B’s overall score is 76 out of 100. The institute has a score of 87.8 in academic reputation, 98.8 in employer reputation, and 100 in staff with PhD.

Professor Devang Khakhar said, “Our rigorous academic programmes and our strong linkages with industry prepare our students well for employment. We have been successful in recruiting excellent faculty members, and our healthy faculty/student ratio is another major factor for moving up in the rankings.”

IIT-B ranks second in India, below the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, which is at 33. Other Indian universities that made it to the top 100 QS rankings are, IIT Delhi (36), IIT Madras (43), IIT Kanpur (48), IIT Kharagpur (51), IIT Roorkee (78), and IIT Guwahati (94).

With 23 universities in top 350, India’s performance was fifth best among the 17 countries in the list.

National University of Singapore, University of Hong Kong, and Nanyang Technological University took the top three spots, in the list which evaluated 920 Asian universities.

Overall score is76

out of 100; 87.8 in academic reputation, 98.8 in employer reputation

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