Three Assam higher education institutes in top-100 rankings


Three educational institutes of higher education from Assam have made it to the top-100 list in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) India University Rankings 2020.

While Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati (IIT-G) grabbed the 10th place, Tezpur University earned the 35th spot, a place better than its last year’s rank of 36th in the rankings. Gauhati University was placed in the 71-75 bracket in the top-100 list.

IIT-Bombay topped the (QS) India University Rankings 2020 for the second straight year ever since QS started publishing a separate ranking for top institutions in India last year.

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore grabbed the number second spot while IIT Delhi was placed third in the overall list. IIT Madras was ranked fourth followed by IIT-Kharagpur in the fifth place.

Eight indicators were selected to prepare the rankings; academic reputation (30%), employer reputation (20%), faculty/student ratio (20%), staff with a PhD (10%), papers per faculty (10%), citations per paper (5%), international faculty (2.5%) and International students (2.5%).