NEW DELHI :
Eighteen Indian universities, three greater than final 12 months, have made it to the highest 200 on this 12 months’s Occasions Increased Schooling (THE) Asia College Rankings.
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) continues to be one of the best home establishment with a rank of 37 in Asia, adopted by the Indian Institutes of Expertise (IITs) in Ropar and Indore. Three new names—King George’s Medical College in Lucknow, Indraprastha Institute of Info Expertise (IIIT) in Delhi and Mahatma Gandhi College in Kerala—have entered the highest 200 listing for the primary time, the British rating company mentioned on Wednesday.
Three Indian establishments determine within the prime 100 towards 4 final 12 months. In addition to, all the highest 5 home faculties have dropped in rankings. Whereas IISc dropped one rank from final 12 months, IIT Ropar dropped eight positions to fifty fifth place, and IIT Indore dropped 23 positions to 78th place. Institute of Chemical Expertise in Mumbai, a state-run deemed college, was ranked 122, 30 ranks beneath its 2020 place, and IIT Gandhinagar was ranked at 137 towards 114 final 12 months. King George’s Medical College, which made its debut in 2021, was positioned 139th.
“THE Asia College Rankings have gotten more and more aggressive yearly…it’s nice to see India proceed to safe a lot of positions within the prime 100, and really spectacular to see three debut establishments within the prime 200,” mentioned Phil Baty, chief data officer at THE.
“India’s file variety of taking part establishments this 12 months is testomony to the willingness of its universities to face up on the regional and world stage to showcase their strengths and benchmark towards their friends. We hope that we proceed to see numbers develop over the approaching years as Indian universities adapt to the post-covid world and the alternatives it could current to draw and retain extra regional college students and tutorial employees as disruption to conventional expertise circulate continues,” added Baty.
To make sure, India’s prime seven IITs, together with these in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, have collectively determined to not take part within the rankings since 2020 as they consider that THE must “persuade them concerning the parameters and transparency of their rating course of”.
At the least 63 Indian universities participated on this 12 months’s rankings, together with 14 establishments debuting. This places India at third place general by way of college illustration behind Japan (116 universities) and China (91).
Of the 49 Indian universities showing within the rankings for at the very least the second consecutive 12 months, nearly all of 51% have maintained or improved on their 2020 rating positions.
Total, 551 universities appeared in rankings this 12 months from 30 nations in Asia. China’s Tsinghua College topped the Asian league desk, adopted by Peking College (China) and the Nationwide College of Singapore.
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