Top 10 universities in India, according to QS World Rankings 2023

Jun 9, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

World Rank: 155 | Overall score: 49.5 | IISc has become the premier institute for advanced scientific and technological research and education in India. With over 40 departments and 4000 students, it topped the list of best universities in India.

Credit: IISC

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

World Rank: 172 | Overall score: 46.7 | The institute is recognised worldwide as a leader in the field of engineering education and research. It also builds links with peer universities and institutes, both at the national and the international levels, to enhance research and its educational programmes.

Credit: IIT-Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

World Rank: 174 | Overall score: 46.5 | IIT Delhi has risen by eleven ranks as compared to last year. It is the oldest IIT in India and was also given the status of Institution of Eminence (IOE) by the Indian government which granted almost-full autonomy in 2018.

Credit: IIT-Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

World Rank: 250 | Overall score: 38.6 | IIT Madras established itself as a premier centre for teaching and research in the country. It has been consistently ranked as one of the most prestigious universities in India.

Credit: IIT-Madras

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

World Rank: 264 | Overall score: 37.6 | IITK is often the first choice of the top-ranked industries and research organizations to find the best young talent pool.

Credit: IIT-Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

World Rank: 270 | Overall score: 37.2 | IIT Kharagpur was initially established to train engineers after independence in 1947. However, now it offers a wide array of courses across 19 academic departments.

Credit: IIT-Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

World Rank: 369 | Overall score: 29.9 | The oldest engineering institution in India was technically founded to o train officers and surveyors employed in the construction of the Ganges Canal. Now, the institute offers courses in 19 departments like engineering, applied sciences, humanities & social sciences and management.

Credit: IIT-Roorkee

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

World Rank: 384 | Overall score: 29.3 | IIT Guwahati has climbed in ranking by 11 places. Other frontier areas of research and innovation, IIT Guwahati is working towards augmenting critical science research initiatives in genomics, developmental biology, healthcare and bioinformatics, flexible electronics and many more.

Credit: IIT-Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology Indore

World Rank: 396 | Overall score: 28.7 | IIT Indore has the highest number of sponsored projects per faculty member as compared to other institutes in India, reportedly.

Credit: IIT-Indore

University of Delhi

World Rank: 521-530 | Established in 1922, DU is considered as one of the most premier universities of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research and attracts eminent scholars to its faculty.

Credit: DU

The ranking is given by QS World University Rankings 2023...

...on the basis of various factors ranging from academic reputation to the number of international students enrolled.

Credit: QS-WUR

RBI cancels license of Pune-based Rupee Cooperative Bank, says 99% depositors will receive full refund