The QS Network’s 2008 ranking of the of world’s top 100 universities is now out.
The QS is a leading network for top careers and education.
13 universities rank in the world’s top 20, headed by Harvard University, and followed by universities of Yale, Cambridge and Oxford in that order. See the image below.
In the world’s top 100 universities none from India finds a place. Yet one would feel that at least the IITs should have found place(s) there.
Not all hope is however lost. Indian universities do rank in the Asia’s 2008 top-100 rankings starting from serial 30 where IIT, Mumbai comes.
After that IIT Kanpur is at 34, IIT Delhi at 36, and IIT Chennai at 49. 3 more universities come in the top-100 list – University of Delhi at 60, IIT Roorkee at 63, and University of Pune at 100.
Between 101 and 200 there are more Indian universities – Calcutta University at 110, co-holding the position with Beijing Normal University (Peking University is there at 10, and at 50 in the global list), University of Mumbai at 130, sharing with 2 more there, IIT Kharagpur at 141, and IIT Guwahati at 171.
Students willing to study abroad may consult the study abroad guide among other places.