Twelve Indian universities and higher education institutions have achieved top-100 positions in their subjects. In total, 25 Indian programs achieved top-100 positions, one fewer than in 2020, in the11th edition of the QS World University Rankings by subject released on Thursday.
Two institutes of eminence achieved top-50 ranks for mineral and mining engineering: IIT-Bombay (41st, no change) and IIT Kharagpur (44th, up two places). These, along with IIT-Madras’s 30th place rank for petroleum engineering, are the highest ranks achieved by the government run IoE this year. IISc Bangalore retained top-100 ranks for materials science (78th) and chemistry (93rd). IIT-Delhi was 54th (down from 49th in 2020) in electrical and electronic engineering, 70th in computer science, and 79th in mechanical engineering. IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Ahmedabad were 76th and 80th, respectively, in business and management.
The rankings offer data on the performance of 253 programs at 52 Indian institutions, across 51 disciplines.