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IIT-Bombay Best Among Indian Universities

higher education institution has made it to the top 150 list

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has broken into the world’s top 150 varsities and achieved the 149th position in the QS World University Rankings 2024. Last year, IIT Bombay was placed at rank 172. While IIT Bombay achieved its highest rank ever, this is the first time in eight years that an Indian higher education institution has made it to the top 150 list. The last time this happened was when the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore achieved 147th ranking in 2016. While IISc was the best Indian institution last year, it fell 70 positions from 155th rank to 225th ranking this year. It now stands as the third-highest-ranked Indian institution. With 45 Indian universities making it to the rankings, up from 41 last year, India is the seventh most-represented country globally and the third in Asia. However, India is one university less in the top 200, compared to last year. Overall 13 Indian universities have slipped down in the QS Rankings. In the QS World University Rankings 2024, IIT Delhi comes in second at 197th position, slipping down from 174th position last year. Some other reputed universities also faced the same feat. While IIT Kanpur fell from 264th to 278th ranking, IIT Madras fell from 250th rank to 285th rank. QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2024: TOP INDIA UNIVERSITIES Rank 149 — Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) Rank 197 — Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) Rank 225 — Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Rank 271 — Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) Rank 278 — Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) Rank 285 — Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) Rank 364 — Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) Rank 369 — Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) Rank 407 — University of Delhi Rank 427 — Anna University QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2024: TOP GLOBAL UNIVERSITIES Rank 1 — Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Rank 2 — University of Cambridge Rank 3 — University of Oxford Rank 4 — Harvard University Rank 5 — Stanford University Rank 6 — Imperial College London Rank 7 — ETH Zurich Rank 8 — National University of Singapore (NUS) Rank 9 — UCL Rank 10 — University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

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