4 Indian Educational Institutes among Top 50 in the World
Four Indian universities have been named among the global top 50 in at least one of the 30 disciplines covered in QS World University Rankings by Subject, published in www.TopUniversities.com on Tuesday, following the global release event, hosted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Coimbatore.
IIT Delhi achieves the nation’s highest position, ranking 42nd in electrical engineering. The other institutions that achieve top 50 rankings are: IIT Bombay (49th in electrical engineering, 50th in civil engineering) IIT Madras (49th in civil engineering) and the Indian Institute of Science (46th in materials science).
The subjects with the highest number of Indian universities in the global top 200 all fall within the STEM range of disciplines: Mechanical engineering (8 universities in the top 200), Electrical engineering (7), Civil engineering (7), Chemical engineering (7), Computer science (6), Mathematics (6) and Materials science (6). In other areas such as the arts, humanities and social sciences, Indian universities are conspicuous by their absence. IIT Bombay is the only Indian institution to appear in the top 200 in any of the five arts and humanities disciplines, ranking in the 151-200 grouping for linguistics.