The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2024 have been announced, with a breakdown of the rankings by subject. These subject-specific rankings span a wide range of academic fields, encompassing arts and humanities, business and economics, clinical and health, computer science, education, engineering, law, life sciences, physical sciences, psychology, and social sciences.
U.S. universities have secured the first position in nine out of the eleven subjects, with the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom claiming the top rank for the remaining two subjects, computer science and clinical health. Indian universities have made their mark in various subject categories. Here are the rankings of Indian universities in each subject category:
Arts and Humanities: Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) have secured positions in the 501-600 ranks.
Business and Economics: Jamia Millia Islamia is ranked in the 401-500 ranks. Five universities, including Aligarh Muslim University, Amity University, BHU, DU, and Lovely Professional University, have achieved rankings in the 501-600 range.
Clinical and Health: Manipal Academy of Higher Education is in the 201-250 ranks. BHU, Punjab University, and Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences have secured positions in the 301-400 ranks.
Computer Science: IISc Bangalore has achieved a ranking of 101-115. Numerous institutions, such as Amity University, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, Jamia Millia Islamia, KIIT University, UPES, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, VIIT University, IIT Patna, IIIT Delhi, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, LPU, SPPU, and Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, have been placed in the 501-600 ranks.
Education: University of Delhi is ranked in the 401-500 range.
Engineering: IISc Bangalore has secured a ranking of 101-125. Anna University is placed in the 301-400 ranks.
Life Sciences: IISc Bangalore has been ranked in the 201-250 range. AMU, BHU, and Shoolini University have positions in the 301-400 ranks.
Physical Sciences: IISc Bangalore has achieved a ranking in the 201-250 range. LPU and Shoolini University are placed in the 301-400 ranks.
Psychology: University of Delhi is in the 301-400 ranks.
Social Sciences: LPU is ranked in the 401-500 range. JNU and JMI are placed in the 501-600 ranks.
These rankings showcase the accomplishments of Indian universities in various subjects on the world stage. Below is the list of the world’s top-ranked universities: