Top universities like the University of Delhi (DU), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), and Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) have slipped down in the QS World University ranking. On the other hand, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi) has risen from 11th place to 174th rank.
According to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking, a global higher education analyst has released the 19th edition of the world's most popular comparative data about the performances of the university.
One of the best universities in India, the Delhi University has slipped in the 19th edition of the world's most consulted international university ranking. The Delhi University has slipped to the 521-530 categories from the 501-510 brackets. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has also slipped from the 561-570 to the 601-650 bracket. Whereas Jamia Millia Islamia has slipped down to 801-1000 from 751-800.
Further in the ranking, we can see that Jamia Hamdard has declined to the 1201-1400 brackets from being ranked between 1001-1200 in the last edition.
The University of Hyderabad has slipped from 651-700 to 751-800. Whereas Jadavpur University has slipped from 651-700 to 701-750 and IIT-Bhubaneswar has been declined from 701-750 to 801-1000.
According to QS World University rankings among the top 200 varsities of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru is one of the fastest-growing institutes. IISc Bengaluru has gained 31 places while four Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have also been seen in higher rank as compared to the previous edition.
According to the rankings, 13 Indian universities have shown improvement in their research impact relative to global competitors. There is a rise in the Citations per Faculty (CpF) score.
Even we can see that there are still some Indian universities that are struggling with QS' measure of institutional teaching capacity. According to the ranking, there are 30 of India's 41 ranked universities that have suffered declines in QS' Faculty and Student Ratio (FSR) indicator along with four recording improvements.
But, now 2 Indian universities have been ranked among the top 250 for faculty and student ratio. Savitribai Phule Pune University (225th for FSR) is the highest performing institute in this metric along with OP Jindal Global University (235th for FSR) which is followed by IISc Bengaluru (276th for FSR).
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