Top ten universities and Institutes in India

Top ten universities and Institutes in India
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Are you looking for the best universities to apply to for higher studies? Every year, QS World University ranking publishes the list of top universities in the world based on several criteria used to assess these institutions' merits, including academic and employer reputation.

QS Top Universities website provides a comprehensive database of universities with detailed coverage about their features, facilities, courses, faculty, and other information. It also provides a university search tool that lets the users find and learn about different universities using very useful filters.

India is a remarkable destination for higher education, with a long list of universities that offer students world class education. This article lists the top 10 Indian universities based on QS World University Ranking 2021.

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#1 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT B)

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT B) ranks as the number one university in India, and stands at the 172nd position in the world ranking. The first of its kind to be set up with foreign assistance in India, this institution of national importance has 10,401 Indian students, including 99 international students, and around 974 faculty members. The institute is acknowledged globally as a leader in the field of engineering education and research.

#2 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc)
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Indian Institute of Science Bangalore ranks second on the QS Top Universities list and is at the 185th position among the world’s top universities. Founded in 1909 by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, a famous business tycoon in India and the Maharaja of Mysore, this top public university has 4,038 students from India, including 37 overseas students and 434 faculty members. Over a century since its inception, IISc has been celebrated as the leading institute for advanced scientific and technological research and education in India.

#3 Indian Institute of Delhi (IITD)

Placed in the third position among the Indian universities, Indian Institute of Delhi (IITD) ranks 193rd position on the world’s best institutions list. It is one of the seven Institutes of Technology created in India. Established in 1961, the institution has 8,058 Indian students, with 62 foreign students and 778 faculty staff.
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#4 Indian Institute of Technology Madras, (IITM)

Identified as one of the foremost universities in India of national importance, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, (IITM) ranks fourth among the top universities in India and stands at the 275th place among the world’s top ranked universities on the QS World University ranking list. IIT Madras has 16 academic departments and a few research centres in various fields of engineering and pure science. It is a residential institute with 9,911 students, including 81 foreigners and 878 faculty staff members.

#5 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP)
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In the 5th position among the top ranked universities in India, we find Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP). This institution ranks in the 314th position among the world’s top universities. IIT Kharagpur is the first of sixteen institutes that were established in the IIT system. This university presently accommodates 10,928 Indian students, including 19 foreign students who are trained by 841 faculty members.

#6 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)

The sixth position among the top ranked Indian universities goes to Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK). The global ranking of this university is 350. IITK was created in 1959, it is considered one of India’s leading institutions for pioneering science-based engineering education. At present, 7,099 Indian students, including 29 foreign students and 613 staff members are part of this institution.
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#7 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR)

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) ranks in the seventh position among India’s top ranked institutions and in the 383rd position among the world’s top rated universities. As on date there are 7,799 students from India studying here besides 189 foreign students trained by 476 faculty members.

#8 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG)
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The tenth best position among the Indian universities on the QS top universities is awarded to Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG). Ranking in the 470th place among the top ranked institutions of the world, the university presently provides higher education to 5,999 Indian students, 44 foreign students. There are 411 staff members training them.

#9 University of Delhi

The seventh top university in India as per the QS Top Universities ranking is The University of Delhi which ranks 501-510 among the world’s best universities. Starting its journey in 1922, the university has 24,725 students from India, 290 students from abroad and 1,176 faculty members.
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#10 IIT Hyderabad

The eighth position among the top universities in India is bagged by Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad that ranks in the 601-650 position among the QS global world ranking. Starting its journey in 2008, the university has today 2,454 students and 216 staff faculty members.


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