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QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

Context

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA has been ranked top in the QS World University Rankings.

Details

  • Four Indian Institutes of Technology have entered the top 100 engineering institutes with:
  • IIT Madras has been ranked 30th in the world for Petroleum Engineering, IIT-Bombay (41st) and IIT Kharagpur(44th) in the engineering and technology category followed by IIT Delhi (54) and IIT Madras (94).

What are QS World University rankings?

  • It is an annual publication of University rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)- A British company specialising in the analysis of higher education institutions around the world.
  • Previously, it was called Times Higher Education – QS World University rankings. The name changed since 2010.
  • It is the only international ranking to have received the approval of the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG).
  • It rates the worlds top 1000 universities.

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