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Thrust on research, innovation and entrepreneurship will pave the way for more Indian universities in the global rankings – Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

In a series of tweets, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan congratulated the universities featured in the list of QS WorldRankings 2023, “41 Indian universities have featured in the QS World University Rankings 2023. My compliments to all the universities. Congratulate @iiscbangalore, @iitbombay and @iitdelhi for their academic excellence and for consistently being among the global league of top 200”.

“Thrust on research, innovation and entrepreneurship, focus on inclusivity, multiculturalism and internationalisation as envisioned in NEP 2020 will pave the way for a place of pride for more Indian universities in the global rankings,” Mr Pradhan added.

Forty-one Indian universities have made it to the QS World University Rankings 2023, which is 6 better than last year and with seven institutes making their debut in this year’s table.

The Indian Institute of Science (155th globally) Bengaluru has moved up 31 places from last year’s list to secure the best spot among the Indian institutes, followed by IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi, making up the trio in the top 200.

Of the 41 Indian institutes featured, 12 improved their score over last year, 12 remained stable, 10 declined, and seven made their debuts

All the Indian Institutes of Technology featured last year improved their standing. IIT Bombay (172nd) climbed five places from last year and IIT Delhi (174th) jumped 11 spots. Others in the top 300 include IIT Madras (250th), IIT Kanpur (264th), and IIT Kharagpur (270th).