QS University Rankings : BRICS

Five Institutes of Technology (IITs) feature in the top 20 in the world’s first dedicated ranking of universities among the Brics nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa).
China’s universities dominated the table with 40 of them featuring in the top 100, 22 in the top 50 and 4 in the top 5 with Tsinghua University being ranked the best.
According to the ‘QS University Rankings: Brics’, Russia has 19 of its universities in the top 100, Brazil 17, India 16 and South Africa 8 in the list.
IIT-Delhi takes the top ranking (13) among Indian universities followed by IIT-Mumbai (15), IIT-Madras (16), IITKanpur (17) and IIT-Kharagpur (18). There is then a huge gap on that merit list when it comes to Indian entries. The next Indian universities on the list are IIT-Rourkee (34) and IIT-Guwahati (51). University of Calcutta is ranked 52nd,followed by University of Delhi at 53. University of Mumbai is ranked 62nd.

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