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4 Indian institutes in top 50 QS rankings

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:49 IST

Four Indian institutions made it to the top 50 in the QS University rankings Asia 2016.

IISc Bangalore (Rank 33), IIT Bombay (Rank 35), IIT Delhi (Rank 36), IIT Madras (Rank 43) are the four institutes that are consigned in the top 50.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) released its ranking of universities, highlighting the world's top varsities. Published annually since 2011 the indicators that are kept in mind in grading them are academic peer review, faculty/student ratio, citations per faculty, employer reputation, international student ratio and international staff ratio.

IISc Bangalore jumped one place from its position of last year which was 34. IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay bounced its positions of preceding years- 42 and 46 respectively. IIT-Madras jumped 13 positions to enter the top 50 zone this year.

Some of the institutions that are included in the list of QS University Rankings Asia 2016 -

IIT-Kanpur: 48

IIT-Kharagpur: 51

University of Delhi: 66

IIT-Roorkee: 78

IIT-Guwahati: 94

University of Calcutta: 108

University of Mumbai: 145

Banaras Hindu University: 155

Amrita University: 169

University of Pune: 176

Birla Institute of Technology and Science,Pilani: 178

Amity University:195

Manipal Academy of Higher Education: 200

IIT-Hyderabad: 231-240

Anna University: 251-300

Punjab University: 251-300

IIIT-Allahabad: 301-350

Andhra University: 301-350

Pondicherry University: 301-350

First published: 22 June 2016, 10:57 IST