2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings list contains the name of two prestigious institutions from India, IISc and IIT-Bombay in the top 100 and top 200 respectively. These rankings are based on different faculties which vary for different subjects. While IISc is ranked at 95 position of the ranking, IIT-Bombay is in the band of 201-250.
Other IITs that made it to the list were IIT Delhi, IIT Roorkee, IIT Indore, IIT Kanpur among others. IIT-Delhi and IIT Roorkee are in the band of 201-250. While IIT-K,and IIT-I are in the band of 251-300 and 301-400 respectively.
In September this year, in the World University Rankings, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore had made it to the 251-300 rank band and was the highest ranked Indian University in the list.
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee departments of Computer Science, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering have been individually ranked 3rd nationally.
“The Engineering ranking underscores IIT Roorkee’s engineering legacy. Our excellent performance in all the main streams of Engineering is a testament to our focus on the future. The Institute has taken several initiatives to attract research scholars and exceptional faculty from around the world,” said Prof Ajit K Chaturvedi, Director – IIT Roorkee, who was elated at the significant improvement in the Institute’s global ranking.
“We hope to build on this performance by existing faculty and students to attract more outstanding talent from across the globe. We will continue to focus on our research output and further upgrade our research facilities to match the best in the world,” he added.
Top 10 in THE World University Rankings table for engineering and technology subjects
- University of Oxford, United Kingdom
- Stanford University, United States
- Harvard University, United States
- California Institute of Technology, United States
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
- University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
- Princeton University, United States
- National University of Singapore, Singapore
- ETH Zurich, Switzerland
- Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Detailed list can be accessed here- https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings