How do Indian universities perform in international rankings? According to the Asian University Rankings published by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is the highest ranked institution from India, with an equal rank of #30 in Asia (joint 30th with MAHIDOL University Thailand).

A total of 11 universities from India made it to the Asian Top 200 list, with IIT Bombay in the first position nationally, followed by IIT Kanpur in second place and IIT Delhi in third place.

In the list of Top 100 Asian universities, India has seven institutions with four in the Top 50. Following is the list of best performers (Top 5 Indian institutions in the 2009 League Table):

National Rank, Institution, Regional Rank
  1. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (30th)
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (34th)
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (36th)
  4. Indian Institute of Technology Madras (49th)
  5. University of DELHI (60th)
IIT Kharagpur is ranked No. 1 in the country among the Top 35 Government Engineering Colleges in India by Outlook Survey.

IIT Delhi is ranked 1st in India and 154th in the world by the THES 2008 Rankings. IIT Bombay is ranked second nationally and 174th globally.

In the Webomertrics Ranking of Top Asian Universities 2008, IIT Bombay rated 39th in Asia, followed by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 48th position.
Such! - May 18, 2009 at 9:52 PM

Does MICA feature in the list? Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad?

Anonymous - May 18, 2009 at 10:27 PM

MICA is not featured in the list.

Anonymous - July 1, 2009 at 9:33 AM

what about IITR...?

Anonymous - July 1, 2009 at 7:43 PM

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) is placed 63rd in Asia.

Anonymous - September 10, 2009 at 3:30 AM

What about Calcutta University?

Anonymous - September 10, 2009 at 3:30 AM

what about vgsom,iit kgp?

Anonymous - September 10, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Calcutta is placed as a Top 500 university in the world by the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings in 2006, 2007 and 2008. IIT Kharagpur is listed among the World’s Top 500 in the ARWU 2008.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek