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QS Ranks IIT Bombay 1st in India, 162nd in world

7 Jun 2018

IIT Bombay has moved significantly up from 179th rank last year to 162nd rank this year in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.  Overall, the Institution improved on its 2018 performance by 17 places.  

The results were released on Wednessday, June 6, 2018 by QS, a British company.  IIT Bombay ranks 1st in India, with an overall score of 48.2 out of 100. The Institute has a score of 52.5 in academic reputation, 72.9 in employer reputation, 54.1 in citation per faculty, 43.3 in faculty student ratio, 4.4 in international faculty and 1.8 in international students, all scores out of a maximum of 100 points.  Among these six parameters, Employer Reputation is the strongest one for IIT Bombay with a rank of 93 globally.

On the improved performance of the Institute, Director Prof. Devang Khakhar said, “ The faculty and students are striving to excel in education and research.  The increase in rank is a reflection of continuous improvement in all spheres of our activity”.

Since2014, in the World University Rankings by QS, IIT Bombay has moved up 71places.