New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay was listed among the top 100 institutions in engineering and technology and art and design (51-100) category as per the subject-wise QS rankings which were declared on Thursday. Some of the other Indian institutions in the list includes IIT-Delhi, IIT-Madras, IIT-Kharagpur, Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore.
The global ranking list of universities was released by an academic ranking agency Quacquarelli Symonds. The ranking list was prepared for 48 subjects in various disciplines such as art, design, engineering. IIT Bombay has been listed as the top-ranked Indian institution in the engineering and technology category at 53. The next two Indian institutes in the list include IIT-Delhi and IIT-Madras at 61st and 95th ranks respectively.
Notably, IIT-Bombay and IIT-Delhi are present within 51 to 100 bracket in the list for best global institutions for civil and structural engineering, stated a report. The two institutes are also featured among the top 100 rank list in computer science and information systems. In the chemical engineering rank list, IIT Bombay and IISc in Bangalore fall under the 51-100 bracket. Moreover, IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi and IIT-Madras are featured among the top 100 in mechanical engineering.
While IIT-Bombay and IIT Kharagpur stand at 38th and 47th position in mineral and mining engineering, IIM Bengaluru falls under the top 100 places for business and management studies. Professor Swati Patankar, the dean of international relations from IIT, Bombay was quoted by Times of India as saying, “We are happy with the results, though it is not a surprise. Computer science and chemical engineering have always been our strength. We will strive to improve in other subjects as well.”
Meanwhile, US-based institutions dominated the list with 28 first ranks, followed by institutes in the UK topping in 13 disciplines. The rank list across streams and subjects was dominated by institutes from US and UK such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Harvard University, University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.