IIT Bombay Ranks 45th Globally in Engineering and Technology, QS Report Reveals

IIT Bombay Ranks 45th Globally in Engineering and Technology, QS Report Reveals
In the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for 2024, IIT Bombay has achieved notable success, securing its position as a leading institution not only in India but also on the global stage. With an overall score of 79.1 out of 100, IIT Bombay has been ranked 45th worldwide in engineering and technology, reinforcing its reputation as a hub of academic excellence. Moreover, it has clinched the top spot in the South Asia region, affirming its dominance in the field.
A closer look at the rankings reveals that IIT Bombay has made significant strides in various specific disciplines. In computer science and information technology, it stands at 64th place, while in data science and artificial intelligence, it has secured the 30th position. The institute's prowess extends to civil and structural engineering (42nd), chemical engineering (64th), electrical and electronics engineering (63rd), mechanical, aeronautical, and manufacturing engineering (57th), and minerals and mining engineering (25th).
Behind these remarkable achievements lie several parameters where IIT Bombay has excelled. In terms of academic reputation, the institute's performance in mathematics stands out, earning a score of 79.6. Employer reputation, a crucial metric reflecting industry trust, is highest in engineering – mineral and mining, with an impressive score of 96.2. Notably, in citations per paper, a marker of research impact, IIT Bombay shines brightest in engineering – minerals and mining, boasting a score of 88.0. Moreover, the H-Index, a measure of productivity and impact of published work, attains its peak at 80.5 in engineering – minerals and mining.
Professor Subhasis Chaudhuri, the director of IIT Bombay, expressed his elation at the institution's continued ascent in global rankings. He attributed this success to the unwavering dedication and hard work of students, staff, and faculty members. Prof. Chaudhuri expressed confidence in IIT Bombay's potential to achieve even greater heights in the years to come.
The QS rankings also shed light on the performance of other prominent institutions in Mumbai and Pune. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), and Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) feature alongside IIT Bombay, underlining the city's status as an educational powerhouse. However, TIFR and TISS have witnessed a slight decline in their rankings compared to the previous year.
Additionally, this year marks a significant milestone for the University of Mumbai (MU) and Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), both making their debut in the QS rankings in the business and management category. MU secured a position in the group of 451-500, while SPPU ranked in the group of 601-620. SPPU's commendable performance extends to five subject categories, reflecting its growing academic prowess.