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  • IISc,4IITsamongAsiastop50universities

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    FourIITsamongAsia'stop50universities.

    Indiasperformanceisthefifthbestamongthe17countriesthatfeatureintheratings.

    NewDelhi,Jun14:IndianInstituteofScience(IISc),BangaloreandfourIITsBombay,Delhi,MadrasandKanpurfigureinthelistofAsiastop50universities,aspertheQSUniversityRankingsfor2016.

    IISc,whichisplaced33rdthisyear,hademergedasthetopIndianinstitutelastyearaswellwhenitwasranked34th.

    IITMumbaihasbeenranked35th,closelyfollowedbyIITDelhi(36th),IITMadras(43rd)andIITKanpur(48th).

    IITKharagpurwasplaced51standtwootherIITsRoorkee(78)andGuwahati(94)madeittothetop100.

    DelhiUniversity(DU),whichhadgot91stpositionlastyear,hasjumpedseveralstepsandwasranked66th.

    UniversityofCalcuttawasranked108th,abigjumpfrom149thlastyear,UniversityofMumbai145th,whileBanarasHinduUniversityisplacedat155thposition.PanjabUniversityisinthe251to300bracket.

    Overall,likelastyear,NationalUniversityofSingapore(NUS)hasbeenrankedthebestuniversityinAsia,followedbyUniversityofHongKong.

    Indiasperformanceintheserankingsisthefifthbestamongthe17countriesthatfeatureintheratings.

    WhileIndiahas23universitiesinthelistof350,itisoutperformedbyTaiwan(34),SouthKorea(54),Japan(72)andChina(82),whoalsodominatethelistoftop10institutions.

    OtherIndianinstitutionswhichfigureintherankingsareAmritaUniversity(169),UniversityofPune(176),AmityUniversity(195),ManipalAcademyofHigherEducation(200)andAnnaUniversity(251300band).

    IndianInstituteofInformationTechnology,Allahabad,PondicherryUniversityandAndhraUniversityareinthe301st350thband.

    QShadevaluated920universitiesfromtheAsiaregionforthisyearsrankings.

    ThegoodnewsfromtheIndianperspectiveisthatmostofitsinstitutionshaveclimbedtohigherpositionsfromlastyear.

    IITMumbaihasjumped11positionswhileIITDelhihasclimbedsixplacesfrom42ndranklastyear.

    IITMadrasjumped13places,IITKanpur10,IITKharagpur16,IITRoorkee14andIITGuwahatifourplacesfromthelastyearsrankings.

    IISc,Bangalore,whichemergedasthetopIndianinstitutionintheQSrankings,wasalsoratedasthebestIndianuniversityintheHRDMinistrysfirsteverNationalInstitutionalRankingFramework(NIRF)releasedearlierthisyear.

    AccordingtoastatementreleasedbyQSrankings,IIScssuccessispartlyduetoitshighlyimpactfulresearchanditachievedtheperfectweightagescoreforpapersperfaculty.

    Thisyear,theQSrankingsalsointroducedStaffwithPhDtoanalyseteachingquality,thestatementsaid.

    (ThisarticlewaspublishedonJune14,2016)

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