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25 Indian Programmes Ranked Among World's top 100, check list here

Two Institutes of Eminence achieve top-50 ranks, namely, IIT-Bombay at rank 41 for mineral and mining engineering and IIT-Kharagpur at 44th spot. (Image by Pexels/Representational)

Two Institutes of Eminence achieve top-50 ranks, namely, IIT-Bombay at rank 41 for mineral and mining engineering and IIT-Kharagpur at 44th spot. (Image by Pexels/Representational)

12 Indian universities and higher education institutions have achieved top-100 positions in their subject in the 11th QS World University Rankings by Subject.

As many as 25 programmes offered by Indian universities and higher education institutes have secured ranks among top-100 programmes offered across the world under the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2021. This is a drop from 26 Indian programmes last year. Among institutes, 12 Indian universities and higher education institutions have achieved top-100 positions in their subject in the 11th edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Not just top 100, Institutes of Eminence achieve ranks among global top-50 as well. This includes IIT-Bombay at rank 41 for mineral and mining engineering and IIT-Kharagpur at 44th spot. IIT-Madras also got 30th place under petroleum engineering.

Further, IISc-Bangalore retained its rank among top-100 for materials science at the 78th spot. It’s also ranked at 93rd spot for chemistry.

IIT-Delhi is ranked in 13 subject tables. It achieves top-100 ranks in electrical and electronic engineering with 54th rank. This is a decline from 49th rank in 2020. IIT-Delhi also got 70th spot for computer science and 79th in mechanical engineering.

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Among private institutes, OP Jindal Global University has become the only higher education institute to enter the global top-100. It got 76th spot in the law category. Birla Institute of Technology and Science has entered the rankings for Pharmacy & Pharmacology, placing in the 151-200 band. It has also entered the rankings for mathematics (451-500 band) and business and management studies 451-500 band.

QS also noted that India remains at the forefront of global Environmental Science research. Data from QS’s research partners at Elsevier, which contributes to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, indicates that India ranks fifth in terms of its research footprint in this field – behind only Germany, China, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Reflecting these contributions, six Indian universities are featured in QS’s environmental sciences ranking, with IIT-Bombay and IIT Kharagpur (151-200) attaining top-200 positions, and IIT-Guwahati newly-ranked this year (401-250 band). IIT Kharagpur’s performance in this discipline has improved over the past year, having risen from the 201-250 band.

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021: Indian Top-100 Programs
20212020InstitutionSubject
3029Indian Institute of Technology MadrasPetroleum Engineering
4141Indian Institute of Technology BombayEngineering – Mineral & Mining
4446=Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurEngineering – Mineral & Mining
50=41=University of DelhiDevelopment Studies
51-10051-100Indian Institute of Technology BombayArt & Design
51-10051-75Indian Institute of Technology GuwahatiPetroleum Engineering
51-10051-100Indian Institute of Technology BombayEngineering – Civil & Structural
51-10051-100Indian Institute of Technology DelhiEngineering – Civil & Structural
51-100Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityAnthropology
51-10051-75Anna UniversityPetroleum Engineering
54=49Indian Institute of Technology DelhiEngineering – Electrical & Electronic
6151-100Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)Engineering – Electrical & Electronic
6751-100Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)Computer Science & Information Systems
7051-100Indian Institute of Technology DelhiComputer Science & Information Systems
70=50Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)Engineering – Chemical
76=101-150O. P. Jindal Global UniversityLaw
76=51-100Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – BangaloreBusiness & Management Studies
78=51-100Indian Institute of Science (IISc) BangaloreMaterials Science
7951-100Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
80=51-100Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – AhmedabadBusiness & Management Studies
8251-100Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)Engineering – Electrical & Electronic
8251-100Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
9251-100Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
92=51-100Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP)Engineering – Electrical & Electronic
9351-100Indian Institute of Science (IISc) BangaloreChemistry
Source: QS Ranking
first published:March 04, 2021, 19:20 IST