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Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings 2018: IIT’s and IISc slipped down

Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings 2018:  IIT’s and IISc slipped down
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Times Higher Education (THE) was published the world university Rankings on Tuesday. In which like always the Indian Institutes continued to perform poorly with Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. Although the IISC remained the top Universty in India that was placed in 251-300 groupings of the top universities. In the 2018 ranking list, the top five Indian schools are IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IISc and IIT Kharagpur. According to the world rankings, India performance has also declined from 31 institutions to 30 while eight Indian universities have slipped to a lower band. And the Indian Institute of Science has demoted from the 201-250 to 251-300. Whereas the IIT Delhi University slipped to 501-600 band from it previous year rank of 351-400.

Apart from the IIT’s, Banaras Hindu University, University of Delhi, Indian School of Mines, Jadavpur University, Aligarh Muslim University, Panjab University, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Tezpur University, Amrita University, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Pondicherry University, Sri Venkateswara University, Thapar University, VIT University, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, University of Kerala and Osmania University has found their space in the world ranking 2018.

The two UK universities are the best universities for the first time in its history in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings including Oxford that holds the number one position while Cambridge stands at second place. The Top ten universities that stands at the World University Rankings are the California Institute of Technology (United States), Stanford University (United States), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States), Harvard University (United States), Princeton University (United States), Imperial College London (United Kingdom), University of Chicago (United States), ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (Switzerland) and University of Pennsylvania (United States) stand at the top ten position.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.