India’s rankings in QS World climbs to 35, IISC among top says President Kovind

Indian universities do well in QS World University Rankings; IISC Bangalore enters the club of elite institutions.

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India’s tally in QS world university rankings increased from 29 to 35 this year as compared to 2021, as informed by President Ramnath Kovind on Tuesday. He added that the Indian Institute of Sciences based in Bengaluru has scored a total score of 100 in the research parameter and has joined some of the most elite institutions worldwide. 

In this regard, IIT Delhi has also risen from its previous position and took the 174th position. Most of the Indian universities have slid away in their positions but IIT Delhi which was ranked the first in 2021 Indian Universities rankings has moved further along with IISc Bangalore.

President Ramnath Kovind recently spoke at the two-day visitor’s conference for Vice-Chancellors and Directors of National Institutions. At the conference, President Kovind talked about the improving quality of education and the importance that institutions of higher education hold in the country and their value in the education sector. 

“We should be setting benchmarks for the best in the world. In the top 300, there are six institutions (from India) this year as against four last year (in QS rankings),” Kovind said.

“I am especially happy to note that the Indian Institute of Science has got a full score of 100. On the research parameter. And shares this distinction with eight highly reputed institutions of the world. Including Princeton, Harvard, MIT, and Caltech”. He added.

The meeting was also attended by Prof. Jagadesh Kumar, UGC Chairperson and Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. In the meeting, Prof. Kumar introduced the recent phase-wise developments of the  New Education Policy 2020. He had mentioned a recent development. Which would encourage the Indian and Foreign Universities to tie up in an effort to provide dual. And joint degrees to the students.