Times Higher Education Ranking: Proud moment! 49 Indian institutes feature on the coveted list recognised globally

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Jan 17, 2019, 01:50 PM IST

In the latest university rankings of Times Higher Education Emerging Economies, 49 institutions of India have got the place, including 25 in the top 200. The 2019 ranking consists of nearly 450 universities from 43 countries, across four continents, while 378 universities figured in the last year. For India, this year's table presents a mixed picture, with several new entrants, according to the London-based Times Higher Education (THE), a global organisation that produces data, analysis and expertise on higher education.


According to the report, India's representation in the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings increased with 49 universities while it was 42 in 2018. India, however, has 25 universities in the top 200, a rise from 17 last year. Image source: iisc.ac.in



The Indian Institute of Science (14th), which was 13th in 2018, is the leading India institution, followed by the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (27th). Both of the institutes slipped back a place in 2019, due to increased competition. Image source: Youtube


The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is ranked at 35th, after scaling 21 places, and enters into the top 40. The improvement is said to be in the wake of its research volume, and industry income (knowledge transfer). Image source: iitr.ac.in


Among the Institutions that got their maiden entry this year include Indian Institute of Technology Indore (61st), and the JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research (joint 64th). Image source: iiti.ac.in



Savitribai Phule Pune University climbs an impressive 87 positions to joint 93rd, with a rise in its research score. Image source: Youtube


Banaras Hindu University and Amrita University both scaled this year into the top 150. Image source: bhu.ac.in



Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune and Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad featured for the first time in this group. Image source: iiserpune.ac.in


The other Indian institutions in the list are: Tezpur University (116), Delhi University, Jadhavpur University (130), Kashi Hindu University (134), IIT Hyderabad (139), IIT Guwahati (140), Amrita University (141), Punjab University (150), IIT Bhubaneshwar (153), NIT Rourkela (171), IIT Dhanbad (172), Aligarh Muslim University (180), Jamia Milia Islamia (187), Sri Venkateshwara University (198). Image source: tezu.ernet.in


China remains the most represented nation in the premier list, with 72 institutions in total, claiming four of the table's top five positions. Tsinghua University surpasses Peking University as this year's top institution overall, while Zhejiang University rises three positions to 3rd, the University of Science and Technology of China climbs one place to 4th, with Lomonosov Moscow State University completing 2019's top five, Times Higher Education ranking report added. Image source: Facebook page