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QS World University Ranking 2020: These 9 Indian institutes are among top 500 globally

Updated : 2019-06-20 13:50:37

Nine Indian institutes made it to the top 500 global universities rankings of 2020, collated by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Of these nine, seven are IITs. Other universities include Delhi University and Indian Institute of Science. In the top 1000, there are 23 Indian universities in total with OP Jindal being the newest and the youngest university to make it to the list. OP Jindal comes in the 751-800 ranking band. Other universities that figure in the rankings are Jamia Millia Islamia, Jadavpur University, Aligarh Muslim University, Hyderabad University, Calcutta University and Mumbai University. Here are the nine institutions ranked in the top 500:

#152. IIT Bombay: According to the QS World University Ranking, IIT-B is ranked 152, but number one in India. It was established in 1958. The college is known for its flagship 4 Year and 5 Year programmes for which the entry is through the Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced. (Image: Facebook/IIT Bombay)
#152. IIT Bombay: According to the QS World University Ranking, IIT-B is ranked 152, but number one in India. It was established in 1958. The college is known for its flagship 4 Year and 5 Year programmes for which the entry is through the Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced. (Image: Facebook/IIT Bombay)
# 182. IIT Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi was established in 1961. It is ranked number 182 in the QS report. The college has also been given the status of Institute of Eminence (IoE) which gave full autonomy. (Image: Facebook/IIT Delhi)
# 182. IIT Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi was established in 1961. It is ranked number 182 in the QS report. The college has also been given the status of Institute of Eminence (IoE) which gave full autonomy. (Image: Facebook/IIT Delhi)
#184. Indian Institute of Science: The university was ranked 184 in the QS World University Ranking 2020 report. IISc, located in Bengaluru, was established in 1909. The university has been on top of the NIRF rankings for three consecutive years. (Image: IISc, Facebook page)
#184. Indian Institute of Science: The university was ranked 184 in the QS World University Ranking 2020 report. IISc, located in Bengaluru, was established in 1909. The university has been on top of the NIRF rankings for three consecutive years. (Image: IISc, Facebook page)
#271. IIT Madras: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras is ranked 271 in the QS report 2020. The college is located in Chennai and was founded in 1959. It was the third IIT that was established by the Government of India. (Image: Facebook/ IIT Madras)
#271. IIT Madras: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras is ranked 271 in the QS report 2020. The college is located in Chennai and was founded in 1959. It was the third IIT that was established by the Government of India. (Image: Facebook/ IIT Madras)
#281 IIT Kharagpur: The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur was established in 1951. It is ranked 281 globally in the QS report. The students and alumni of IIT Kharagpur are referred to as KGPians. (Image: Facebook/IIT Kharagpur)
#281 IIT Kharagpur: The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur was established in 1951. It is ranked 281 globally in the QS report. The students and alumni of IIT Kharagpur are referred to as KGPians. (Image: Facebook/IIT Kharagpur)
#291 IIT Kanpur: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur,  is ranked number 291 in the report. The college was established in 1960 and was one of the first IITs. The institute was created with the assistance of a consortium of nine US research universities as part of the Kanpur Indo-American Programme (KIAP). (Image: Facebook/IIT Kanpur)
#291 IIT Kanpur: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur,  is ranked number 291 in the report. The college was established in 1960 and was one of the first IITs. The institute was created with the assistance of a consortium of nine US research universities as part of the Kanpur Indo-American Programme (KIAP). (Image: Facebook/IIT Kanpur)
#383. IIT Roorkee:  The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT-R) is ranked 383 in the report. The college was established in 1857 in British India by the then lieutenant governor, Sir James Thomason. It was formerly called Thomason College of Civil Engineering. It was converted to an IIT in 2001. (Image: Facebook/IIT Roorkee)
#383. IIT Roorkee:  The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT-R) is ranked 383 in the report. The college was established in 1857 in British India by the then lieutenant governor, Sir James Thomason. It was formerly called Thomason College of Civil Engineering. It was converted to an IIT in 2001. (Image: Facebook/IIT Roorkee)
#474. Delhi University: Delhi University, according to QS, stands 474 in 2020. The university jumped from 487 in the previous ranking to 474. The university was established in 1922 by an Act of the Central Legislative Assembly and has 77 affiliated colleges and five other institutes.  (Image: University of Delhi/Facebook)
#474. Delhi University: Delhi University, according to QS, stands 474 in 2020. The university jumped from 487 in the previous ranking to 474. The university was established in 1922 by an Act of the Central Legislative Assembly and has 77 affiliated colleges and five other institutes.  (Image: University of Delhi/Facebook)
#491 IIT Guwahati: The university was ranked 491 in the QS report. This was the sixth Indian Institute of Technology established in India. The history of IIT Guwahati traces its roots to the 1985 Assam Accord signed between the All Assam Students Union and the Govt. of India, which mentions the general improvement in education facilities in Assam and specifically the setting up of an IIT. (Image/Caption: Facebook, IIT Guwahati)
#491 IIT Guwahati: The university was ranked 491 in the QS report. This was the sixth Indian Institute of Technology established in India. The history of IIT Guwahati traces its roots to the 1985 Assam Accord signed between the All Assam Students Union and the Govt. of India, which mentions the general improvement in education facilities in Assam and specifically the setting up of an IIT. (Image/Caption: Facebook, IIT Guwahati)
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