From IITs to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, 11 Indian universities in top 100 for emerging economies

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    Indian universities have performed well this year with 11 universities making it to the top 100 of Times Higher Education’s (THE) emerging economies. To participate in the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019, a country must be identified by FTSE (Financial Times Stock Exchange) Group as

    Type of economy Countries
    Advanced Emerging Brazil, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Malaysia, Mexico, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey
    Secondary Emerging Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kuwait, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
    Frontier Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Botswana, Bulgaria, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Ghana, Iceland, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Palestine, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Vietnam

    Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020 methodology

    The universities are judged for the ranking on the below areas :

    Performance Indicator Breakup Overall Percentage 
    Teaching

    Reputation survey: 15%

    Staff-to-student ratio: 4.5%

    Doctorate-to-bachelor’s ratio: 2.25%

    Doctorates-awarded-to-academic-staff ratio: 6%

    Institutional income: 2.25%

    30%
    Research

    Reputation survey: 18%

    Research income: 6%

    Research productivity: 6%

    30%
    Citations

    Journal articles

    Article reviews

    Conference proceedings

    Books 

    Book chapters published

    30%
    International Outlook

    Proportion of international students 2.5%

    Proportion of international staff 2.5%

    International collaboration: 2.5%

    7.5%
    Industry income How much research income an institution earns from industry 2.5%

    Scores of Indian universities

    Rank Name Citations International outlook Teaching Industry income Overall Research
    16 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 32.4 20.2 58.6 57.1 48.4

    55.3

    32 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 39.0 18.7 41.3 91.9 42.9

    38.9

    34 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 34.9 21.0 44.7 80.3 42.4

    39.6

    38 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 49.0 17.5 48.5 73.9 41.9

    27.9

    58 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 46.6 16.4 38.9 72.5 38.4

    28.2

    61 Indian Institute of Technology, Indore 77.1 19.7 32.5 39.9 38.2

    23.7

    63 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 25.4 19.2 44.9 80.0 37.7

    30.6

    63 Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar 100.0 18.0 28.1 36.2 37.7

    12.8

    73 Institute of Chemical Technology,India 47.1 14.3 38.3 77.4 37.3

    24.1

    77 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 35.2 18.8 37.8 94.3 37.1

    24.5

    90 Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore 47.7 45.8 26.1 82.5 35.3

    17.0

    Countries which made significant participation

    The countries which made significant participation this year was South Africa and Saudi Arabia.

    Overall, 533 universities from 47 countries or regions participated in the ranking. South Africa is the best performer based on the country’s average overall score. Saudi Arabia ranks second after joining the ranking for the first time, since gaining secondary emerging status last year. Mainland China is third. But, China is the most-represented nation overall, with 81 institutions, as against India’s 56 and Brazil’s 46.

    India has 11 Universities in top 100 , including IIT Kharagpur ranking 32nd, IIT Delhi in 38th and IIT Madras in 63rd. Amrita University has shown improvement in all sectors and has got a significant rank.

    Brazil declined in the ranking this year. The Emerging Economies University Ranking is based on the same thirteen performance indicators used for the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings, but the weightage is different to suit the needs and priorities of universities in emerging economies.

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