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“PM Modi Empowers Women and Encourages Innovation at Rozgar Mela”

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“IIT Bombay Emerges as India’s Best University, Ranks Among Top 150 Globally: QS Rankings 2024”

Latest news"IIT Bombay Emerges as India's Best University, Ranks Among Top 150 Globally: QS Rankings 2024"

IIT Bombay, India’s premier educational institution, has achieved a remarkable feat by securing a place among the top 150 universities globally, according to the QS World University Rankings (WUR) for 2024. The rankings, released recently, have positioned IIT Bombay at 149th place, marking a significant jump from its previous ranking of 172. The institution’s impressive trajectory of consistent improvements in research quality and reputation has propelled it to the forefront of Indian higher education.

IIT Bombay’s ascent in the rankings can be attributed to its unwavering commitment to research excellence. Over the past five years, the institution has made substantial advancements, elevating its employer reputation ranking from 102nd to 69th and enhancing its Citations per Faculty rank from 226th to 133rd. These notable improvements are a testament to the institution’s dedication to producing impactful research and fostering a strong academic environment.

The QS analysts, in a statement, praised IIT Bombay as the torchbearer of Indian higher education. They acknowledged the institution’s remarkable rise to prominence, fueled by its continuous efforts to enhance research quality and reputation. While IIT Bombay has made significant strides, the analysts believe there is room for improvement in terms of internationalization metrics, urging the institution to embrace global diversity fully.

In terms of research contributions, IIT Bombay has excelled in fields such as Engineering & Technology and Natural Sciences. From 2018 to 2022, the institution generated an impressive 1,43,800 citations from 15,905 academic papers, reflecting a research growth rate of approximately 17%. Notably, IIT Bombay’s collaborative work in Astrophysics has garnered particular recognition for its impact and significance.

Apart from IIT Bombay, another Indian institution, IIT-Delhi, also secured a place in the top 200, ranking 197th globally. The QS rankings featured a total of 45 Indian universities, including four new entries: University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Chitkara University, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, and the Indian Statistical Institute.

While 13 Indian universities witnessed a decline in their rankings compared to the previous edition, an equal number maintained their positions. On a positive note, 15 institutions experienced higher rankings this year, with academic reputation being the indicator that showed the most improvement among the majority of institutions.

However, some institutions saw a drop in their rankings this year, including Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) Bangalore, which fell from 155 to 225, IIT-Madras from 250 to 285, and IIT-Delhi from 174 to 192. This year, India had one less university within the top 200 rankings due to IISc’s lower ranking in the revised methodology.

Despite these fluctuations, India’s strength in research influence has been acknowledged by QS. The country’s performance in the citations per faculty indicator.

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