Mumbai, October 16, 2017: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) has moved one step up from 35th rank last year to 34th rank this year in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings. Overall, the Institution improved on its 2016/17 performance by one place. Earlier in June this year, the Institute was ranked 179th in the QS World University Rankings, showing an improvement in its 2017 performance by 40 places.
The results of Asia University Rankings were release on Monday, October 16, 2017 by QS, a British company. IIT Bombay ranks one in India, with an overall score of 75.7 out of 100. The Institute has score of 88.1 in academic reputation, 97.5 in employer reputation, 44.5 in faculty student ration, 96.3 in staff with PhD, 89.6 in papers per faculty, 9.7 in international faculty, 6.3 in international students, 10.9 in inbound exchange students, 9.1 in outbound exchange students, and 41.4 in citations per paper. Among these ten parameters, Employer Reputation indicated the strongest one for IIT Bombay with a rank of 21 globally.
Speaking on the performance of the Institute, Director Prof. Devang Khakhar said, “I am glad that IIT Bombay continues to rise in the rankings. This is a reflection of the excellent work being done by faculty and students of the Institute”.
The Institute performed among the top 8% in the QS Asia University Rankings. Considering there are approximately 11,900 universities globally, this made IIT Bombay one of the top 1.0% universities in Asia.