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The QS Asia University Rankings 2018: IIT Bombay Ranks Up by One Position

The QS Asia University Rankings 2018 is out now on 16 October 2017 and it is a good news for all Indians to note that IIT Bombay (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay) has been ranked in 34th position in Asia up by one position from previous year 35th position. However, IIT Bombay ranked top in India among all IIT. If you consider the world ranking IIT Bombay ranked 179th position in The QS World University Rankings 2018 where it moved from its previous rank by 40 position up and shown a huge growth in the ranking. You can have the list of top 34 in Aisa here below.

The QS World University Rankings is a process of choosing top universities around the world which is done by a British Company every year. IIT Bombay ranks one in India, with an overall score of 75.7 out of 100. The Institute has score of 88.1 in academic reputation, 97.5 in employer reputation, 44.5 in faculty student ration, 96.3 in staff with PhD, 89.6 in papers per faculty, 9.7 in international faculty, 6.3 in international students, 10.9 in inbound exchange students, 9.1 in outbound exchange students, and 41.4 in citations per paper. Among these ten parameters, Employer Reputation indicated the strongest one for IIT Bombay with a rank of 21 globally. The Institute performed among the top 8% in the QS Asia University Rankings. Considering there are approximately 11,900 universities globally, this made IIT Bombay one of the top 1.0% universities in Asia.

The QS rankings currently lead the higher education industry with consistent innovation and growth, progressively affecting the way students and institutions engage. Now in its 13th year, the QS rankings continue to produce authoritative, independent global rankings and evaluation of institutions worldwide.

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QS’s university rankings serve as an analysis of the world’s top ranked universities by subject, region and age of institution, while our MBA rankings explore the best business school qualifications worldwide.

The QS rankings also provide methodical evaluations of key areas of higher education institutions, ultimately offering potential students expert advice proven to align students with their chosen path.

The QS World University Rankings 2018 have been released, with some significant changes and developments taking place since last year’s edition. This is perhaps unsurprising given the major political changes of the last year. The 2018 table lists the world’s top 959 universities and is based on the opinions of over 75,000 academics, 40,000 employers, as well as 12.3m research papers and 75.1m citations.

The most apparent trend this year is the decline of the UK’s institutions. Of the 76 ranked, 51 have fallen down the rankings and only one UK institution makes the top five – the University of Cambridge. Of the 16 ranked Russell Group institutions, 11 have dropped.

Top 10 Universities in World QS Ranking 2018

2018 2017 Institution Name Country/ Territory
1 1 MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT) US
2 2 STANFORD UNIVERSITY US
3 3 HARVARD UNIVERSITY US
4 5 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CALTECH) US
5 4 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE UK
6 6 UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD UK
7 7 UCL (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON) UK
8 9 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON UK
9 10 UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO US
10 8 ETH ZURICH (SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) CH

 

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