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QS World University Rankings 2021: Top Indian Universities

Sashikanth Yechuri

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released the 17th edition of the QS World University Rankings 2021. The USA's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) continues to stand at number one for the ninth time in a row. This year, QS features a total of 1,029 institutes in the World University Rankings 2021. As expected the universities from the USA and the UK continue to dominate the QS World University Rankings 2021.

While coming to India's share, a total of 21 Indian universities are featured in the QS World University Rankings 2021. Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) dominate the rankings with only IISc Bangalore as an exception. Explore the top 10 Indian Universities in the QS World University Rankings 2021.

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Top 10 Indian Universities in QS World University Rankings 2021

1. IIT Bombay

Global Rank: 172
Overall Score: 46

IIT Bombay stands tall in the first position from India. The institute, which was established in 1958, has scored well in the academic and employer reputation indicators. It offers a range of engineering courses and is believed to be the best in placements. Explore more about IIT Bombay here.

2. IISc Bangalore

Global Rank: 185
Overall Score: 44.9

The institute located in the city of Bangalore is popular across the world for its research work. Explore more about the IISc institute here.

3. IIT Delhi

Global Rank: 193
Overall Score: 43.9

The institute was declared as an Institute of National Importance and scored well in the academic stature and employer reputation indicators. The institute is also popular across the country for great autonomy and academic collaborations. Explore more about the IIT Delhi institute here.

4. IIT Madras

Global Rank: =275
Overall Score: 35.5

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), an institute which has a self-contained residential campus, was established in 1959. The institute also scored full-marks in faculty staff with a PhD. Explore more about the IIT Madras institute here.

5. IIT Kharagpur

Global Rank: =314
Overall Score: 33.2

IIT Kharagpur, which was established in 1951, scored well in the international faculty indicator. The institute has also started offering courses in humanities and social sciences along with shaping future engineers. Explore more about IIT Kharagpur institute here.

6. IIT Kanpur

Global Rank: =350
Overall Score: 30.9

IIT Kanpur, which was founded in 1959, is known for quality education and sprawling residential campus. It scored well in the papers per faculty and academic reputation indicators. Explore more about IIT Kanpur institute here.

7. IIT Roorkee

Global Rank: =383
Overall Score: 28.7

IIT Roorkee is one of the oldest technical institutions in Asia. The institute gained IIT status in 2001. IIT Roorkee scored well in research output and impact. It is top in the international students indicator. Explore more about IIT Roorkee institute here.

8. IIT Guwahati

Global Rank: =470
Overall Score: 25.1

IIT Guwahati is one of the popular IITs in the country which was founded in 1994. The institute has been deemed good in research and earned a high score in the papers per faculty and citations per faculty member indicators. Explore more about the IIT Guwahati institute here.

9. University of Delhi

Global Rank: 501-510
Overall Score: NA

The University of Delhi, which was established in 1922, is the second non-IIT institutions in the top 10 list besides IISc. The university which is the largest in the country in terms of hosting regular students, scored well in employer and academic reputation indicators. Explore more about the University of Delhi institute here.

10. IIT Hyderabad

Global Rank: 601-700
Overall Score: NA

IIT Hyderabad was established in 2008. It offers both B.Tech and M.Tech. degrees in 8 disciplines of engineering and research and postgraduate degrees in liberal arts, sciences, and engineering. Explore more about IIT Hyderabad institute here.

Indian Institutes in QSWUR 2021

11. Rank: 651-700 - Jadavpur University
12. Rank: 651-700 - O.P.Jindal Global University
13. Rank: 651-700 - Savitribai Phule Pune University
14. Rank: 651-700 - University of Hyderabad
15. Rank: 751-800 - Jamia Millia Islamia
16. Rank: 751-800 - Manipal Academy of Higher Education
17. Rank: 801-1000 - Aligarh Muslim University
18. Rank: 801-1000 - Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
19. Rank: 801-1000 - Anna University
20. Rank: 801-1000 - Banaras Hindu University
21. Rank: 801-1000 - University of Calcutta

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