IIT Bombay emerges as top Indian university in QS ranking 2018

IIT Bombay emerges as top Indian university in QS ranking 2018Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian University Rankings for 2018 is out and IIT Bombay has acquired the distinction of being ranked 34th. According to IIT Bombay, they have an overall score of 75.7 out of 100 in the Asian Rankings. The official statement released by IIT Bombay stated, “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 ten parameters, Employer Reputation indicated the strongest one for IIT Bombay with a rank of 21 globally.”


On the ranking secured by the institute, IIT Bombay director, Devang Khakhar said, “This is a reflection of the excellent work being done by faculty and students of the Institute.”


The other institutes which made their way to the QS rankings are IIT Delhi (41), IIT Madras (48) and the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (IISc) at 51.


IIT Bombay was the only Indian school among the top 10 which did not lose ground. Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (IISc) is ranked 51 in 2018, while in 2016 and 2017 it was the best institute from India. IISc’s ranking dropped by 18 ranks. Calcutta University dropped 17 places to 125th in Asia, whereas IIT Roorkee dropped to 15 places to be ranked at 93rd. Top IITs like Delhi, Madras, and Kanpur also saw a drop in their ranking as they fell between 5th and 11th ranks in the 2018 rankings.


The features over 400 universities. It was compiled by assessing universities across 10 different parameters which includes academic and employer reputation, the proportion of Ph.D. qualified academic staff, and the proportion of inbound and outbound exchange students at the university.


Among the global universities, Nanyang Technological (NTU), a Singapore-based university has moved two places above in the race of the best university in Asia, overtaking the National University of Singapore which has now fallen to the second place. The third position is secured by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, followed by Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology of South Korea and University of Hong Kong (HKU). China’s leading institution, Tsinghua University gained the sixth spot whereas the University of Tokyo continues to be the top university in Japan, ranked 13th in 2018 rating by QS.


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