As many as 68 Indian institutes have made it to the list of the top 2000 higher education institutes across the world, as per the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) 2021-22. The Indian pack is led by the IIM-Ahmedabad which has bagged 415th rank followed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) at 459th rank.
CWUR Ranking 2021: Top 10 Indian Institutes
Global Rank 415: IIM Ahmedabad
Global Rank 459: Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
Rank 543: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
Rank 557: IIT Madras
Rank 567: IIT Bombay
Rank 571: University of Delhi
Rank 623: IIT Delhi
Rank 708: IIT Kharagpur
Rank 709: Panjab University
Rank 818: IIT Kanpur
Other major Indian universities include JNU, BHU, IIT Roorkee, IIT Guwahati, AIIMS New Delhi, Jadavpur University, University of Calcutta and Vellore Institute of Technology.
Harvard University has topped the ranking globally followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, University of Cambridge, and Oxford University respectively.
CWUR ranks global universities across various streams such as medicine, science, social sciences and other streams. The assessment is done on the basis of four categories including quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty and research performance.