There are 65 top Indian universities featured in the QS BRICS University Rankings 2018 . This article provides an overview of the 5 top universities in india including information on each university’s strength.
- Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay ranked joint 179th in the world rankings. It is the second Indian Institute of Technology to be founded (in 1958) and is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of engineering education and research. It’s also noted for its innovative short-term courses and its links with peer universities and institutes both inside and outside India, to enhance its programs.The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is currently featured in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for 16 subjects including the global top 100 for computer science, chemical engineering, civil engineering, art & design and more.
- Indian Institute of Science (IISC) Bangalore
The Indian Institute of Science was established in 1909 and known locally as the Tata Institute, the university currently enrolls around 3,750 students, most of whom are postgraduates. The campus is located in the north of the city and spread over more than 400 acres, and is close to other research institutes. The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore is ranked 10th in the BRICS ranking, receiving the highest score in the ranking for the papers per faculty indicator, and the second-highest score for its proportion of staff with a PhD. The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore is ranked among the world’s best for 12 subjects, including the global top 100 for electrical engineering, chemical engineering and materials science.
- Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)
Next on the list is The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD). It was founded in 1961 with a vision to contribute to India and the world through excellence in scientific and technical education and research. It is ranked 17th in this year’s BRICS and 172nd in the world. Today the university has 11 interdisciplinary centers in which science and engineering overlap, and has a 325-acre campus in the affluent Hauz Khas area of New Delhi, located close to other educational institutions. The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is internationally ranked for 11 subjects, appearing in the worldwide top 100 for chemical, civil, electrical and mechanical engineering as well as computer science.
- Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) which is 18th in BRICS and joint 264th in the world this year. Recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India, IIT Madras was established in 1959 and today has almost 9,000 students. Much of IIT Madras’ large campus is a protected forest, located next to the Guindy National Park in Chennai (formerly known as Madras).Ranked globally for 11 subjects, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras achieves top-100 positions for electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and materials science.
- Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)
The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur(IITK) was also founded in 1959 by the Indian government. It is ranked 21st in this year’s BRICS ranking and joint 293rd in the world. Most of IIT Kanpur’s 6,500 students live on its large 1,055-acre campus just outside the city of Kanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh. IIT Kanpur has a strong research orientation, and achieves very high scores for the papers per faculty and staff with PhD indicators in the BRICS ranking. The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is ranked among the world’s best for 12 subjects, with positions in the global top 150 for mechanical, civil, electrical and chemical engineering and materials sciences.