Prestigious educational institutions in India such as the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, Mumbai and Madras, Delhi University, Jawaharlal University and the Indian Institute of Science have been listed among the top hundred in a latest global subject-wise rankings of the universities, reports Hindustan Times.
The ranking has been done by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), which is one of the world’s leading academic ranking agencies. The QS subject-wise lists, which were released on Wednesday (27 February), ranks universities on 48 different subjects ranging from art and design to engineering disciplines.
The ranking is dominated by the institutions from United States and United Kingdom. The US institutions have topped the list 28 times, which is followed by UK institutions dominating on 13 disciplines. Though, none of the Indian institutions could secure top ranks but few of them were featured in the top 100 lists.
According to the report, Delhi University has secured 37 rank in the Development Studies subject while Jawaharlal Nehru University had been ranked in the 51-100 bracket in both sociology as well as history.
IITs Delhi and Mumbai has been placed in the 51-100 bracket when it comes to civil and structural engineering. Both the institutes also figure in the top 100 to study computer science and information systems.
In the electrical and electronic engineering discipline, IITs at Bombay, Delhi and Madras figure among the top hundred while IIT Kanpur and IIT Kharagpur make it to top 150.
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, along with the IIT Bombay is among the top 100 institution to study chemical engineering. They both also figure among top 100 when it comes to studying material sciences.