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India in QS Asia University Rankings 2024
The latest QS Asia University Rankings 2024 have been unveiled, and the Indian education system has something to cheer about. Two of India’s prestigious institutes, IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi, have made their mark by securing positions in the top 50 of this esteemed list. Let’s delve into the details of their remarkable achievements.
IIT Bombay Leads the Way
IIT Bombay, known for its excellence in education and research, has claimed the top position in India in this year’s QS World University Rankings for Asia. Moreover, it has secured a commendable 40th place among all universities in Asia. This remarkable feat reflects the dedication and hard work of the institution in maintaining its world-class standards.
Among the various indicators considered for these rankings, the one where IIT Bombay shines the brightest is “Staff with PhD.” This showcases the institution’s commitment to nurturing a highly qualified and knowledgeable faculty. It’s worth noting that IIT Bombay had also achieved the 40th rank in the previous year’s QS Asia University Rankings, showcasing its consistent performance.
IIT Delhi’s Strong Showing
IIT Delhi, another leading institute in India’s educational landscape, has proudly secured the second position among Indian universities in the QS Asia University Rankings. It occupies the 46th rank overall in the Asian region, an achievement to be celebrated.
Peking University of China: Top Spot in Asia
When it comes to the top of the list, Peking University of China has clinched the number one position in the Asia rankings. It is followed by the University of Hong Kong at the second spot and the National University of Singapore in third place. The list continues with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and Tsinghua University, China, securing the fourth position.
QS Asia University Rankings: A Strong Representation of Asian Universities
In this year’s QS Asia University Rankings, a total of 856 universities from across Asia have been included. These rankings encompass institutions from 25 different countries and territories, making it a comprehensive assessment of the educational landscape in the region. India stands out as the most represented higher education system, with 148 featured universities, a significant increase from the previous year. China follows closely with 133 universities, and Japan with 96.
Regional Breakdown and Methodology
In an exciting development, this year’s QS Asia University Rankings can also be explored in sub-regions, including Central Asia, Eastern Asia, South Eastern Asia, and Southern Asia. This regional breakdown allows for a more nuanced understanding of educational excellence in specific areas.
The methodology used for these rankings closely resembles that of the QS World University Rankings, with some additional indicators and adjusted weightings. The 11 key indicators used to compile the rankings include academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty-student ratio, international research network, citations per paper, papers per faculty, staff with a PhD, proportion of international faculty, proportion of international students, and proportion of inbound and outbound exchange students.
Top 10 Universities in Asia
Here’s a quick look at the top 10 universities in the QS Asia University Rankings 2024:
- Peking University
- The University of Hong Kong
- National University of Singapore (NUS)
- Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)
- Tsinghua University
- Zhejiang University
- Fudan University
- Yonsei University
- Korea University
- The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
In summary, the latest QS Asia University Rankings for 2024 showcase the remarkable achievements of IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi, placing them among the top 50 universities in Asia. As Indian higher education institutions continue to rise on the global stage, these rankings serve as a testament to their dedication to excellence in education and research.
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