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Indian varsities drop in QS World University Asia rankings; none in top 30

While the best-performing Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) dropped one place to 34 over last year, IIT-Delhi (IIT-D) dropped three to 43

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Vinay Umarji Ahmedabad
Several leading Indian institutions of higher education witnessed a drop in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Asia Rankings 2020, with not a single institute making it to the top 30, in comparison with their Asian peers.

While the best-performing Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) dropped one place to 34 over last year, IIT-Delhi (IIT-D) dropped three to 43. The other top three best-performing Indian institutes, including IIT-Madras (IIT-M), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc), and IIT-Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp), too, fell in their rankings to 50, 51, and 56, down from 48, 50, and 53, respectively.

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First Published: Nov 27 2019 | 8:26 PM IST

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