A study was conducted by Times Higher Education according to which not a single Indian university has been able to get a place in the top 200 world university rankings 2015 to 2016. As per news18 reports, however, 17 universities from across the country have been included in the rankings of over 800 varsities from across the world.
Top Indian universities:
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) are leading the list of the Indian universities which are at the top position.
The rankings reveal that IISc lies between 251 and 300 and IIT-B is ranked between 351 and 400.
Indian universities included in top 600:
IIT – Delhi, Kharagpur, Madras, Guwahati, Kanpur and Roorkee have made it to the top 600 universities in the world. Apart from these, Jadavpur University and Panjab University were also included in the list.
Indian universities ranked between 600 to 800
The Indian universities which featured in between the rank of 601 and 800 are:
Aligarh Muslim University
Birla Institutes of Technology and Sciences in Pilani
University of Calcutta
University of Delhi
Savitribai Phule Pune University
Overall worldwide top ranking universities
World’s number one: California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
World’s number two: University of Oxford
World’s number three: Stanford University
World’s number four: University of Cambridge
World’s number five: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
World’s number six: Harvard University
The ranking is based on the 13 performance indicators relevant to students such as faculty-student ratio, university’s global reputation, its total resources, international students in the campus, its links to business and research excellence.