QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts, has released the 18th edition of the world’s International University rankings.
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings
- The Massachusetts Institute of Technology achieved a record-extending 10th consecutive year as world number-one.
- The University of Oxford has risen to second for the first time since 2006, while Stanford University and the University of Cambridge share third spot.
- This year, rankings listed the world’s top 1,300 universities – 145 more than in the last year’s edition, which can be found in 97 locations.
Indicators : QS uses six indicators to compile the ranking:
- Academic reputation (AR).
- Employer reputation (ER).
- Citations per faculty (CPF).
- Faculty/student ratio.
- International faculty ratio and
- International student ratio.
Rankings of Indian Universities
- Three Indian Universities have achieved top-200 positions in QS World University Rankings 2022.
- IISc Bengaluru ranked number 1 in the world for research. IISc has got a perfect score of 100 out of 100 for the citations per faculty (CPF) metric in the analysis
- IIT Bombay secured 177th position , IIT Delhi secured 185th rank and IISc Bengaluru secured 186th position in universities rankings.
- IIT, Madras, has risen 20 places and now ranks joint-255th, which is its highest position since 2017. IIT-Kharagpur is ranked at 280, while IIT, Guwahati, in the joint-395th rank has entered the global top-400 for the first time.
- The initiatives such as National Education Policy 2020 and Institute of Eminence are instrumental in ranking our colleges and institutes globally.