Indian varsities score big in QS Asia list

Written by fe Bureau | New Delhi | Updated: May 13 2014, 11:06am hrs
The Indian Centre for Assessment & Accreditation, along with QS Quacquarelli Symonds, on Monday unveiled the QS University Rankings: Asia 2014 at an event supported by the British Council, KPMG, FICCI, ThoughtWorks and Cambridge English.

In the current ranking, IIT Delhi takes the 38th position, edging out IIT Bombay, which is at 41. Five other IITs feature in the top 100, led by Kanpur and Madras just outside the top 50. Among traditional universities, Delhi takes the lead at 81. It is ranked among the top 25 in Asia by employers and top 40 by academics. Calcutta ranks highly on student exchanges. It is second in Asia for outbound exchanges and 52nd for inbound.