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IISc Bangalore Crowned Best Research University in the World

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Bangalore, 9 June 2021: The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has been ranked as the world’s top research university in terms of Citations per Faculty in the latest QS World University Rankings 2022.

Citations per faculty represents the total number of citations received by all papers produced by an institution across a five-year period by the number of faculty members at that institution. IISc has scored a perfect 100/100 in this metric.

QS in a press statement mentioned that Indian universities have also improved their research impact, relative to global competitors. 17 of India’s 35 universities have seen a rise in the Citations per Faculty (CPF) score, against only twelve drops in CPF.

IIT Guwahati (41st for CPF) is also a top-50 research institution.

Ben Sowter, Director of Research at QS, said: “This year’s edition of the QS World University Rankings demonstrates the excellent work that many Indian universities are doing to improve their research footprint, with positive consequences for their reputation on the global stage. Conversely, our dataset also suggests that the Indian higher education sector is still struggling to provide adequate teaching capacity. Further expansion of provision – both within universities and across the sector as a whole – will be necessary if India is to continue reaching new heights.”

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) and Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) emerge as the Top Three universities in India, as per QS World Rankings 2022.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, which retains its status as Indian number-one for the fourth consecutive year. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) has become India’s second-best university.

QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts, has today released the eighteenth edition of the world’s most-consulted international university rankings.

The QS World University Rankings 2022* sees Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) celebrating an unprecedented, unbroken decade as the world’s best university.

In this edition, three Indian universities place among the global top 200. There are also record-breaking performances for three of India’s Institutes of Technology.

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