The QS World University Rankings lists 3 Indian institutes among the top 200 universities of the world
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal congratulated the IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi, which have featured in the list of top 200 in the QS World University Rankings 2022.
In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said efforts were underway to ensure global excellence for more Indian universities. “Congratulations to @iiscbangalore, @iitbombay, and @iitdelhi. Efforts are underway to ensure more universities and institutions of India scale global excellence and support intellectual prowess among the youth.”
Congratulations to @iiscbangalore, @iitbombay and @iitdelhi. Efforts are underway to ensure more universities and institutions of India scale global excellence and support intellectual prowess among the youth. https://t.co/NHnQ8EvN28— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 9, 2021
Expressing pride that several Indian institutes featured in the QS World University Rankings, Pokhriyal tweeted, “Very proud to share that @IISCBangalore ranked number 1 in the world for research and ranked 186th in universities ranking at the 18th edition of QS World University Rankings. Hearty congratulations for the great work.”
According to the QS World University Rankings 2022, IIT Bombay is ranked first among the Indian institutes . However, it has fallen five spots to 177 from 172 previous year rankings.
“QS World University Rankings 2022, the 18th edition of the world’s most-consulted international university rankings, ranks @IITBombay at 177th position for its record-breaking performances. Many congratulations on taking us forward to become #BharatVishvaGuru,” the education minister said.
Very proud to share that @IISCBangalore ranked number 1 in the world for research and ranked 186th in universities ranking at the 18th edition of QS World University Rankings. Hearty congratulations for the great work. #BharatVishvaGuru pic.twitter.com/0iACufBIHI— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) June 9, 2021
“Initiatives such as #NEP2020 & IOE are instrumental in ranking our colleges and institutes globally. This can be felt by looking at the university rankings declared by QS & Times Group,” the minister added.
Recently, the Times Group announced its rankings for Asian Universities – THE Asia University Rankings. IISc Bangalore is Asia’s 37th and India’s best institute according to those rankings.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is the top university in the world according to the QS rankings. Oxford University has secured the second position, followed by Stanford University in the third position.
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