IISc Bengaluru topped Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings for 2019

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Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru has secured number one position among Indian universities in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings for 2019. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 is one of the most prestigious ranking frameworks in the industry.

  • India has secured 49 places in this year’s list compared to 42 last year. Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT Indore) has become India’s second highest ranked university and a global top 400 institution.
  • IIT Bombay has gone down from the 351-400 rankings band to the 401-500 band.
  • Amrita University from Tamil Nadu has made a steep increase from the 801-1000 band to 601-800 band.
  • Top 5 universities in the World University Ranking 2019:
    1.University of Oxford
    2.University of Cambridge
    3.Stanford University
    4.Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    5.California Institute of Technology

Times Higher Education World University Rankings :

Published by the Times Higher Education (THE), the Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking framework that evaluates and ranks top universities across the world. Currently, the framework covers 86 countries, making it a perfect tool to appraise the work done by research-intensive universities in their key mission areas. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings judges the performance of universities on a variety of parameters including teaching standards, research efforts and citations, male to female student ratio, number of students per staff, number of international students, international outlook and industry income.