Times Higher Education’s (THE) ranking 2020 is out, and around 11 universities appeared in the Top 100 list. Indian universities in this current year have performed well with emerging economies of the world. A total of 56 Indian universities appeared from a total of 533 universities across emerging economies of the world.
IISc Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ranked 16th followed by IITs (Indian Institute of Technology). Quoting to report CKO (Chief Knowledge Officer) of THE Phil Baty said, “There was a long debate about the success of Indian universities and for many years Indian varsities are underperforming. IISc has retained the top position in overall ranking every year but it fell two places to 16.”
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, one of the nominated universities under Top 100 is the new entry to the list moving up in the rank with massive difference of 51 places from a joint 141 in 2019. As per THE, the institute has enhanced in all the positions metrics.
China continues to lead and has more universities under the list of 100. South Africa and Saudi Arabia have some of the best universities under Top 200. In the list of 533 universities, around 81 institutions are from China, 56 from India, 36 from Brazil, 20 from Egypt, etc.