The London-based Times Higher Education (THE), a global organisation that produces data, analysis, and expertise on higher education has released the Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019.
India has improved its ranking and secured a higher position with 49 institutions making it to the list.
1. According to this year’s report, 25 Indian institutions figure in the top 200 institutes, a rise from 17 last year.
2. The report stated that the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangaluru retains the highest spot for India (14th), followed by the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (27th). Last year India had 42 institutions in the overall list.
3. China remains the most represented nation with 72 institutions in total and claiming four of the table’s top five positions with Tsinghua University topping the chart.
4. Nearly 450 universities from 43 countries, across four continents were compared this year.
The rankings use 13 performance indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparisons to reflect the characteristics of the emerging economy universities.
These 13 performance indicators are grouped under 5 categories: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income, and reputation); citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and industry income (knowledge transfer).