Due to the coupling of doctoral students with inadequate student-faculty ratio, our six IITs along with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, slips from the 13th edition of 2016-17 QS World University Ranking.
In accordance with the globally assembled data gathered from established higher education think tank QS (Quacquarelli Symonds), the ranking indicates that MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) been ranked as the world’s best university from the five consecutive years. On the other hand, IISc, Bangalore, one among Indis’s highest ranked institute has dropped out from the list of top 150 institutes and reached at 152 positions this year, down from 147 last year.
Additionally, our reputed 6 IITs, including IIT-Delhi, IIT-Bombay, IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Kharagpur, IIT-Roorkee, and IIT-Guwahati too slipped from their last year positions, on the contrary, IIT-Madras has risen by 5 places to break into world’s top 250 universities.
While talking about these 6 premier institutes, IIT-Delhi was ranked at 185th position in 2016-17 ranking, in against of its 179th last year position, IIT-Bombay maintained at 219 in against of its 202nd place for last year, IIT-Kanpur was ranked at 302 while was on 271 positions last year, IIT Roorkee 399 (391) and IIT Guwahati in the 481-490 band, against 451-460 band last year.