IITs, IISc find place in QS BRICS rankings

Four Indian institutions feature in top 20, with IIT Bombay at 9th position.

Updated - November 23, 2017 04:32 pm IST

Published - November 23, 2017 05:31 am IST - NEW DELHI

IIT-B ranks ninth in the list.

IIT-B ranks ninth in the list.

Some Indian institutions have made it to the top 20 in the QS University rankings: BRICS 2018.

However, the top three slots are with Chinese universities. Tsinghua University, Peking University and Fudan University of China are at the top of the rankings.

Four Indian institutions — IIT Bombay, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, IIT Delhi, and IIT Madras — feature in the top 20, with IIT Bombay at the ninth position.

IIT Roorkee is ranked 51, IIT Gauhati 52 and Calcutta University 64.

UGC Chairman V.S. Chauhan said the rankings for all their complexities had given the Indian universities the opportunity to collate the good work done by them.

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