Times Higher Education Rankings: IISC & IIT Bombay among world’s top 200 for engineering

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore and Indian Instituted of Technology (IIT) Bombay were ranked among world’s top 200 institutions for engineering and computer science in Times Higher Education subject-wise rankings. IISc was placed at the 89th spot, while IIT Bombay was placed in the 126- 150 category, globally.


Times Higher Education subject-wise rankings scored 500 institutions worldwide on performance parameters such as industry income, international outlook, teaching and research. It highlights the educational institutions that are leading in electrical, mechanical, civil, chemical and general engineering courses.

Key Facts

In this edition, Stanford University from US was ranked number one, followed by California institute of Technology, Oxford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cambridge University.

China had total of 35 institutions in rankings, highest in Asia. China’s Peking University and National University of Singapore are among top ten and top performers from Asia. India has a total of eleven institutions in rankings,

IITs in Delhi, Kanpur and Kharagpur were placed in 201-250 band and IITs in Madras and Roorkee in 251 – 300 category. Meanwhile, IIT Guwahati was among institutes in 301 – 400 ranks and Jadavpur University, NIT Rourkela and Tezpur University were pegged in 401 to 500 band.


Categories: India Current Affairs 2017