7 Indian Institutes In World’s Best University Index


London: UK based survey shows seven Indian Institutes enlisted in the top 400 educational institutes in the world.

According to the ‘QS World University Rankings 2016’ survey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) secured the first position, followed by Stanford and Harvard Universities of USA. Cambridge University of UK slipped out from the top three positions this time.

Among their Indian counterparts, Indian Institute Of Technology(IIT),Delhi(185) and Indian Institute Of Science(152) garnered their positions in the global top 200 despite seeing a slight drop from the previous year. Other IITs include that of Bombay (219), Madras (249), Kanpur (302), Kharagpur (313) and Roorkee (399).

Surveyors say that this year’s rankings imply the levels of investment in the institutions, thereby determining the progress. Institutions which provide targeted funding, are consequently on the rise. The rankings include 916 universities from 81 countries, with 33 countries featured in the top 200.


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