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Delhi University Finds A Spot In Top 100 Universities Globally

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Here is one of the Great thing to read about, Quacquarelli Symonds, which is one of the world’s leading academic ranking agencies, released lists on Wednesday ranking varsities on 48 different subjects ranging from art and design to engineering disciplines.

The Indian Institutes of Technology in Delhi, Mumbai and Kharagpur, Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore are among the few institutions in the country to feature among the top hundred in the latest global subject-wise QS rankings.

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Institutions from the US marks the list with 28 first ranks, followed by the UK whose institutions emerged on top in 13 disciplines.

Among the better performing institutions from India is Delhi University, which bagged the 37th place in Development Studies.

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UK’s University of Sussex tops this list followed by Harvard University. Delhi University also figures in the top hundred in the world when it comes to Anthropology.

Another central varsity which figures in the list is Jawaharlal Nehru University, which had been ranked in the 51-100 bracket in both sociology as well as history.IITs Delhi and Mumbai stand in the 51-100 bracket in the list for best global institutions when it comes to civil and structural engineering. Another discipline where the IITs have made a mark is electrical and electronic engineering.

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IIT Bombay stands 38th while IIT Kharagpur is at the 47th position. IIM Bengaluru is the only Indian institution which figures in the list of the top 100 places for business and management studies.

The educationist Furqan Qamar, secretary general, Association of Indian Universities said “The discipline-wise ranking reveals the same trends as are manifested by the world ranking of universities by QS. The world rankings are also dominated by universities in North America and Europe. Indian Universities rank behind due to small size and underinvestment in higher education.”

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