• Tue. Jun 25th, 2024

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023: IIT Guwahati among world’s best for 14 Subjects

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati has been named as one of the world’s top universities for the study of 14 subjects, according to the latest edition of the world’s most-consulted university ranking. The 2023 edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, released by global higher education analyst QS Quacquarelli Symonds, named the world’s best universities for the study of 54 academic disciplines. 

The Institute has performed best in Petroleum Engineering, in which it ranks 51-100 globally and 2nd in India. Compared to the previous year, the institution is ranked in 2 additional subjects. For IIT Guwahati, 6 of its programs improved in rank.

Speaking about IIT Guwahati’s performance in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, Prof. Parameswar K. Iyer, Officiating Director, IIT Guwahati, said, “IIT Guwahati is working hard to deliver quality education which will play an important role in building a brighter future for all. Aligning with the National Education Policy 2020, the Institute is making further efforts to improve R&D collaboration in multidisciplinary subjects. This has been possible through the collective efforts by all the faculty and students”

The Institute is home to one top 100 subjects. Based on its number of top-100 programs, India is the home to the 21st strongest higher education system in the world. In terms of its total number of ranked programs across the 54 subject tables, India is the 12th most-represented territory in the world.

In the broad subject areas, IIT Guwahati performs best in Engineering & Technology, in which it is placed at 222. This year, three new academic disciplines have been included in the QS World University Rankings by Subject: Data Science, Marketing, and History of Art.

QS uses five key metrics to compile the subject rankings. Reputation indicators are based on the responses of 150,000 academics and 99,000 employers to QS surveys while Citations per Paper and H-Index measure research impact and productivity. International Research Network (IRN) is used to assess cross-border research collaboration.

Key Findings:

• In Academic Reputation, IIT Guwahati performed best in Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical &Manufacturing, in which it scored 65.9

• In Employer Reputation, IIT Guwahati performed best in Mathematics, in which it scored 67.5

• In Citations per Paper, QS’ measure of research quality, IIT Guwahati performed best in Environmental Sciences, in which it scored 88.6

• In H-Index, which also measures research impact and productivity, IIT Guwahati performed best in Petroleum Engineering, in which it scored 78.7

• In International Research Network, IIT Guwahati performed best in Computer Science & Information Systems, in which it scored 53.7

Further details on the subject-wise rank can be found below –

Sr. No

Subject/ Department

Rank – 2023

1.

Engineering and Technology

222

2.

Chemical Engineering

201-250

3.

Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering

201-250

4.

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

201-250

5.

Computer Science & Information Systems

251-300

6.

Chemistry

301-350

7.

Physics & Astronomy

301-350

8.

Natural Sciences

379

9.

Biological Sciences

451-500

10.

Mathematics

301-350

11.

Petroleum Engineering

51-100

12.

Environmental Studies

301-350

13.

Civil Engineering

151-200

14.

Economic & Econometrics

 501-530

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