British company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for the last few months was busy ranking universities at Asia level. At this juncture the company has released the ranking list.
Chennai IIT has ranked the 43rd place in the list of best universities in Asia. Last year it ranked the 56th place. This year IIT Madras had given importance to research studies and because of this it has advanced by 13 places. ISc-Bangalore (33), IIT-Bombay (35), IIT-Delhi (36) and IIT-Kanpur (48) were the other Indian universities in the top 50. IIT-Kharagpur was placed 51st and two other IITs – Roorkee (78) and Guwahati (94) – made it to the top 100 as well.
National University of Singapore, University of Hong Kong and Nanyang Technological University took the top three spots in the rankings