Arab Today, arab today 5 iits in top 20 brics universities list
Last Updated : GMT 07:13:47
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

5 IITs in top 20 BRICS universities list

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today 5 IITs in top 20 BRICS universities list

London - Arab Today

Five Institutes of Technology (IITs) are in the top 20 in the world’s first dedicated ranking of universities in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) group of countries. China’s universities dominated the table with 40 universities featured in the top 100, 22 in the top 50 and 4 in the top 5 with Tsinghua University being ranked the best university. According to the “QS University Rankings: BRICS” to be announced on Tuesday, Russia has 19 of its universities in the top 100, Brazil 17, India 16 and South Africa 8 in the list. IIT-Delhi takes the top ranking (13) among Indian universities followed by IIT-Mumbai (15), IIT-Madras (16), IIT-Kanpur (17) and IIT-Kharagpur (18). There is then a huge gap on that merit list when it comes to Indian entries. The next rank for an Indian university is once again IIT-Rourkee (34) and IIT-Guwahati (51). University of Calcutta is ranked 52nd best in BRICS followed by University of Delhi at 53. University of Mumbai is ranked 62, University of Hyderabad 64, University of Madras 70, Benaras Hindu University 85, IIT-Allahabad 92, University of Pune 94 with Manipal University taking the 100th spot. Zoya Zaitseva, project director for QS University Rankings said, “It is not surprising that China leads, given the size of its economy and population and the massive resources it has been putting into higher education. As with the QS World University Rankings, this BRICS ranking points to a sharp contrast between Indian and Chinese achievement in higher education. Despite being only marginally smaller in population, India has only 16 institutions listed here, less than half China’s. While India has world-class institutions in science and technology, its comprehensive universities are not as strong in an international context.” The QS World University Rankings published recently also featured 11 Indian institutions in the top 800 with the highest ranking going to IIT-Delhi which was placed 222 in the list. Two other institutions made it to the top 300 — IIT-Bombay (233) and IIT-Kanpur (295). IIT-Madras was ranked 313 while IIT-Kharagpur stood at 346. India scored just 2.4 when it came to International faculty in its colleges while the average global count was 38.1 in 2013. When it came to international students, India’s points were miserably low – at 3.1 as against an average global score of 37.9. As far as faculty student ratio was concerned, India got 29.4 points as against the global average of nearly 45. The BRICS ranking is the first of its kind to apply a dedicated methodology especially designed to place the featured nations on a more equal footing. The results are made up of respondents from over 9,800 academics from the nations. Zoya Zaitseva added, “BRICS countries are focusing on developing world-class universities as a strategic priority to sustain the growth of their economies by producing innovation, cutting- edge research and highly qualified and employable graduates. This first ranking reflects the relative strengths of each of these ambitious nations while also highlighting the potential for growth.” QS’ recent world’s 200 top list had shown that not a single Indian university figured in the world’s top 200 list. Source: Education News

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today 5 iits in top 20 brics universities list Arab Today, arab today 5 iits in top 20 brics universities list

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Heart of Turkish Riviera is Alluring Seaside Escape

GMT 11:11 2017 Tuesday ,28 March

Heart of Turkish Riviera is Alluring Seaside Escape
Arab Today, arab today 5 Crafty Must-Have Limited-Budget Ideas

GMT 17:03 2017 Saturday ,25 March

5 Crafty Must-Have Limited-Budget Ideas
Arab Today, arab today Hamas leader accuses Israel

GMT 11:43 2017 Tuesday ,28 March

Hamas leader accuses Israel
Arab Today, arab today Media host gives priority to problems of people

GMT 07:00 2017 Tuesday ,28 March

Media host gives priority to problems of people

GMT 12:02 2017 Saturday ,18 February

US university’s invite to Dalai Lama sparks uproar

GMT 10:09 2017 Wednesday ,18 January

1 in 3 Aussies drop out of university

GMT 09:08 2017 Wednesday ,18 January

University of Melbourne named best in Australia

GMT 06:15 2017 Friday ,13 January

Cambridge English signs agreement with KHDA

GMT 08:45 2016 Tuesday ,27 December

Shah Rukh Khan To Students: Follow Your Heart

GMT 14:08 2016 Monday ,26 December

China To Promote Educational Trips Among Students
View News in Arabic - Education: جامعات عالمية
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Disaster costs nearly double to $175bn

GMT 10:42 2017 Tuesday ,28 March

Disaster costs nearly double to $175bn
Arab Today, arab today Campaign fights sexual harassment in Egypt

GMT 11:14 2017 Tuesday ,28 March

Campaign fights sexual harassment in Egypt
Arab Today, arab today Trump poised to roll back climate protections

GMT 09:28 2017 Tuesday ,28 March

Trump poised to roll back climate protections
Arab Today, arab today Prepares to give stargazers an eyeful

GMT 13:38 2017 Monday ,06 March

Prepares to give stargazers an eyeful
Arab Today, arab today Uber grounds self-driving cars

GMT 09:11 2017 Monday ,27 March

Uber grounds self-driving cars
Arab Today, arab today Audi RS 5 Coupe acquires new design

GMT 13:22 2017 Thursday ,23 March

Audi RS 5 Coupe acquires new design
Arab Today, arab today Trump to roll back Obama clean power plan

GMT 11:10 2017 Monday ,27 March

Trump to roll back Obama clean power plan

GMT 09:58 2017 Saturday ,25 March

Nermein Al Fekki films “Foxes in the Valley”

GMT 18:57 2017 Tuesday ,21 March

Accessories designer reveals her new collection

GMT 04:51 2017 Friday ,24 March

Salvage of South Korea's Sewol ferry

GMT 13:26 2017 Friday ,24 February

Expresses Algerian history by woody figures

GMT 09:02 2017 Thursday ,23 March

Laptop ban sparks ire

GMT 06:31 2015 Thursday ,04 June

Pluto's unruly moons

GMT 05:17 2017 Wednesday ,29 March

Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

GMT 19:27 2017 Saturday ,11 March

Boualsof launches "Priestess Kahina" collection
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday