The 13th edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2023 was released on Wednesday, 22 March. The rankings cover 54 subjects, which are grouped into five broad subject areas. Data Science, History of Art and Marketing are the three new subjects that have been added this year for the purpose of ranking.
According to a press statement issued by QS, 44 programs across various disciplines offered by Indian higher education institutions have featured in the top 100 globally this year. In 2022, 35 Indian programs made it to the top-100. According to the release, Indian higher education institutions have performed well in the fields of computer science, chemistry, biological science, business studies and physics.
The five broad subject areas for which the ranking has been released are: Engineering and Technology, Arts and Humanities, Life Sciences and Medicine, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and Management.
Here is the list of top 100 institutes in engineering and technology based on QS ranking:
|Subject||Post||Name of Institute|
|chemical Engineering||77||IIT Bombay|
|chemical Engineering||96||IIT Delhi|
|Civil and Structural Engineering||51-100||IIT Bombay|
|Civil and Structural Engineering||51-100||IIT Delhi|
|Civil and Structural Engineering||51-100||IIT Kharagpur|
|computer science and information systems||66||IIT Bombay|
|computer science and information systems||67||IIT Delhi|
|computer science and information systems||94||IIT Kharagpur|
|electrical and Electronic Engineering||49||IIT Delhi|
|electrical and Electronic Engineering||54||IIT Bombay|
|electrical and Electronic Engineering||74||IIT Kharagpur|
|Engineering- Petroleum||21||IIT Madras|
|Engineering- Petroleum||51-100||Anna University|
|Engineering- Petroleum||51-100||IIT Guwahati|
|Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering||62||IIT Madras|
|Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering||68||IIT Bombay|
|Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering||70||IIT Delhi|
|Mineral & Mining Engineering||25||IIT (ISM) Dhanbad|
|Mineral & Mining Engineering||37||IIT Bombay|
|Mineral & Mining Engineering||39||IIT Kharagpur|
Five components were used to rank universities including academic reputation, employer reputation research citations per paper, h-index and international research network. The h-index is a way of measuring both the productivity and impact of a scientist’s or scholar’s published work. QS said that responses were taken from over 1,30,000 academics across the globe.