The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has broken into the world’s top 150 universities in the recent edition of the QS World University Rankings 2024, climbing 23 positions to attain the 149th rank globally. India also has two entrants in the world’s top 500 universities with the University of Delhi (407) and Anna University (427) making their debut.
While, IIT Delhi comes in second spot when it comes to Indian universities at 197 and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore at 225. Last was in 2016 when IISc achieved 147th Rank however this year, IISc has fallen by 70 positions from 155th rank to 225.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Cambridge and University of Oxford are the top three globally. Among the top 10 global universities are also Harvard University at number four, Stanford University at number five, Imperial College London at number six, ETH Zurich at number seven, National University of Singapore (NUS) at number eight, UCL at nine and University of California, Berkeley (UCB) at the tenth spot.
Among the top 10 Indian institutions are IIT Kharagpur at the fourth spot with a ranking of 271, IIT Kanpur at 278, IIT Madras at 285, IIT Guwahati at 364, IIT Roorkee at 369.
This year for the first time 45 Indian Institutions got ranked in QS World University Ranking.