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JNU, DU & IIT Bombay top universities in India for Arts & Humanities, QS Subject Rankings

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London, 07 March 2021: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been crowned as the Best Universities in Arts & Humanities in India, as per  the QS World University Rankings by Subject. University of Delhi achieves second spot among Indian Universities while IIT Bombay secures third place in the Arts & Humanities category.

At the global stage, JNU secures 159 position with overall score of 70.6. Meanwhile, University of Oxford, UK emerges as the Best University in the same subject category with overall score of 98.6.

University of Delhi grabs 252 global rank with Overall Score of 65.4. Meanwhile, Harvard University, USA stands second in the world with  Overall Score of 65.4 98.5.

Top Universities in Arts & Humanities  (India):

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru University- 159 Global  Rank- 70.6 Overall Score
  2. University of Delhi – 252 Global Rank- 65.4 Overall Score
  3. IIT Bombay – 401-450 Global Rank –
  4. Jadavpur University -401-450 Global Rank
  5. IIT Delhi 451-500 Global Rank

Top Universities in Arts & Humanities  (Global):

  1. University of Oxford, UK
  2. Harvard University, USA
  3. University of Cambridge, UK
  4. University of California, Berkeley (UCB), USA
  5. Yale University, USA

In the eleventh edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject,  released on March 4th by global higher education consultancy QS Quacquarelli Symonds, 12 leading Indian universities & higher education institutions have achieved top-100 positions in their subject. In total, 25 Indian programs achieve top-100 positions – one fewer than in 2020’s edition of the tables.

The 2021 instalment of QS’s global university performance comparison offers independent data on the performance of 253 programs at 52 Indian higher education institutions, across 51 academic disciplines. QS also find that:

  • Two Institutes of Eminence achieve top-50 ranks for Mineral and Mining Engineering: IIT Bombay (41st, no change) and IIT Kharagpur (44th, up two places). These are the highest ranks achieved by the public Institutes of Eminence across this year’s Subject Rankings.
  • IISc Bangalore retains top-100 ranks for Materials Science (78th) and Chemistry (93rd).
  • IIT Delhi is ranked in 13 subject tables. It achieves top-100 ranks in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (54th, down from 49th in 2020), Computer Science (70th), and Mechanical Engineering (79th).
  • Two Indian varsities achieve top-100 ranks for Business and Management:

The public Institutions of Eminence remain significantly better-represented in the QS World University Rankings than the private ones. Of the ten private universities selected as Institutions of Eminence, six institutions have made it to the subject rankings, and records some positive results:

  • O.P. Jindal Global University has entered the global top-100 for Law: it now places 76th. This is the only top-100 result achieved by a private Institute of Eminence.
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science has entered the rankings for Pharmacy & Pharmacology, placing in the 151-200 band. It has also entered the rankings for Mathematics (451-500 band) and Business & Management Studies (451-500 band).
  • Jamia Hamdard has entered the top-150 for Pharmacy & Pharmacology (101-150).
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education has entered the top-200 for Pharmacy & Pharmacology (151-200).
  • Vellore Institute of Technology has broken into the top 300 for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (251-300 band).
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