Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi are two India institutes to figure in the top 200 in QS World University Rankings of 2015-16.
In this edition of annual global university ranking list, IISc Bangalore ranked 147th and IIT- Delhi ranked 179th respectively.
- It was the 12th edition QS World University Rankings and has been topped by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) of United States (US) for record fourth time.
- Top five: Harvard University (second), University of Cambridge (third), Stanford University (fourth), California Institute of Technology-Caltech (fifth).
- In the top 10 universities, 5 are from US, 4 from United Kingdom (UK) and 1 from Switzerland.
- National University of Singapore (11th rank) has topped among the Asian universities.
Methodology: The University Rankings list has been compiled by assessing six performance indicators, each having different weightages. These six performance indicators are Academic reputation, Student-to-faculty ratio, Employer reputation, Citations per faculty, international student ratio and International faculty ratio.