Mohan Lal Sukhadia University (MLSU) was ranked in the 66-70 bracket in the first ever standalone QS ranking of Indian’s higher education institution. The list, as expected, was dominated by IITs, with 6 out of the Top-10 positions being occupied by IITs.
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) is a UK based company which specialises in education and ranks universities.
IIT Bombay topped the list followed by IISc Bangalore, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi and IIT Kharagpur.
QS rates institutions on the basis of academic reputation 30 per cent, employer reputation gets 20 per cent, faculty-student ratio is awarded 20 per cent, Ph.D. staff gets an additional 10 per cent, 5 per cent goes to Scopus database and 2.5 per cent each for International students and International faculty. The results have revealed that Indian universities are focusing more on research. It states that 20 institutions in India have received full marks on the Staff with Ph.D. Category.
“This inaugural table, which is based on the same indicators of its parent BRICS rankings, evaluates the Indian institutions through independent and international lenses,” said Ben Sowter, Research Director at QS.
Source: Financial Express