INDEX / REPORTS
World Universities Ranking 2023 was recently published by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
In the index, a total of 41 Indian universities have featured in this highly regarded university ranking system this year. Out of 41, seven institutes making their debut in this year’s ranking.
In the index, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore is the top university from India. IISc improved 31 places since last year to secure the first spot among the Indian institutes and it was followed by IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi, IIT-Madras and IIT-Kanpur in the top 5 places.
As per the index, globally, IISc ranked 155th rank. The other institutes IIT-Bombay and IIT-Delhi secured 172nd and 174th rank. These institutes followed by IIT-Madras and IIT-Kanpur secured 250th and 264th ranks respectively.
Chandigarh University (801-1,000) is the youngest of the new entries, having been established less than ten years ago.
Globally, the index was topped by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and it was maintained by the University of Cambridge, Stanford University, University of Oxford and Harvard University in the top five.
The index was released by Quacquarelli Symonds by using six parameters to rank institutions. The parameters were Academic Reputation (40%), Employer Reputation (10%), Faculty/Student Ratio (20%), Citations per faculty (20%), International Faculty Ratio (5%) and International Student Ratio (5%).