"The improved ranking is a reflection of the continuous improvement of the quality of education
and research at IIT-B," remarked IIT-B Director Devang Khakhar on the achievement.
The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) WUR, a British agency, ranks higher educational institutes, compares top universities in the world based on six performance parameters across for sectors like Research, Teaching, Employability and Internationalisation, plus a considerable 40 point weightage to the institute's stature.
The results, released early on Thursday show IIT-B ranking second in India with an overall score of 49.7/100, 62/3 in academic reputation, 77/9 in employability, 50.8 in citation per faculty, 32.1 in faculty-student ratio, 3.7 in international faculty and 2 in international students.
Among all the parameters, Employer Reputation was the strongest for IIT-B with a 102 rank globally.
Considering there are around 26,000 universities worldwide, latest rankings have put IISc, IIT-D and IIT-B together among the top 1% universities globally.
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