QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021- Four Academic Programmes Offered by IIT Delhi Achieve Top-100 Ranks Globally

New Delhi: In the recently released 11th edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, IIT Delhi featured among the top-100 world institutions for four of its academic programmes in the Engineering and Technology category.

The four IIT Delhi programmes, which achieved top-100 ranks globally are Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering.

The Institute’s Electrical Engineering programme achieved 54th rank (overall score 73.9), Computer Science 70th (overall score 71.3), Mechanical Engineering 79th (overall score 69.3) and the Civil Engineering was ranked in the 51-100 bracket.

The Institute was also ranked among India’s top institutions for Electrical & Electronic (1st rank), Mechanical (1st), Mathematics (1st), Statistics & Operations Research (1st), Linguistics (2nd), Computer Science & Information Systems (2nd), Civil & Structural (2nd), Physics & Astronomy (3rd) and, Business & Management Studies (3rd).

Engineering & Technology is IIT Delhi’s strongest field and the Institute has been consistently ranked among the top 70 education institutions globally and top 3 domestically in this category.

While commenting on the QS Rankings by Subject 2021 in which four programmes offered by the Institute achieved the top-100 ranks globally, Prof. V Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi said, “IITs are best known for their engineering disciplines. At IIT Delhi, in the last few years, we have given great emphasis to other subject areas in our efforts to become multi-disciplinary. Subjects such as Humanities, Social Sciences, Biology, Mathematics, Design and Chemistry are fast gaining ground and are becoming mainstream areas in a highly technology focused institution such as IIT Delhi. We consider these areas as integral to engineering and have taken steps to further scale them in terms of student intake and high quality faculty.”

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021: IIT Delhi’s Global Performance

S. No. Broad Subject Area Specific Subject Global Rank
1. Engineering & Technology Electrical and Electronic 54
2. Engineering & Technology Computer Science & Information Systems 70
3. Engineering & Technology Mechanical 79
4. Engineering & Technology Civil & Structural 51-100

 

 

Domestic Performance

S. No. Broad Subject Area Specific Subject Domestic Rank
1 Engineering & Technology Electrical & Electronic 1
2 Engineering & Technology Mechanical 1
3 Natural Science Mathematics 1
4 Social Sciences & Management Statistics & Operations Research 1

 

S. No. Broad Subject Area Specific Subject Domestic Rank
1 Arts & Humanities Linguistics 2
2 Engineering & Technology Computer Science & Information Systems 2
3 Engineering & Technology Civil & Structural 2

 

S. No. Broad Subject Area  Specific Subject Domestic Rank
1 Natural Science Physics & Astronomy 3
2 Social Sciences & Management Business & Management Studies 3

A total of 51 specific subjects were ranked in 2021 by the QS under five broad subject areas in 1,453 institutions from across the globe.

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