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IIT-B jumps 40 places in QS World Rankings

PUBLISH DATE 9th June 2017

The premier IIT-Bombay entered the big league of institutes globally by bagging the 179th position in the QS World Rankings released on Thursday . The premier institute jumped 40 positions, from 219th rank last year, to join IIT-Delhi and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in the elite club of top 200 universities.

IIT-Delhi and IISc-Bangalore were among the top 200 since the last two years. While IIT-D (172nd) moved up a few notches this year to be the top institute in the country, beating IISc (190th), which is placed third, IIT-B, held second position. IIT-B has made an improvement on three of the four parameters, taking the overall score to 49.7, from last year's 44.6. The institute's score in academic reputation progressed from 45.7 last year to 62.3 now. The faculty-student ratio also got 32.1 points over last year's 25, and the citations per faculty increased from 48.5 to 50.8.