• Mon. May 27th, 2024

IIT Guwahati Among World’s Best for Two Subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subjects 2024

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati has been named as one of the world’s top universities for the study of Data Science and Petroleum Engineering subjects, according to the latest edition of the world’s most-consulted university ranking.

The 2024 edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, compiled by Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education analytics firm, named the world’s best universities for the study of 55 academic disciplines.

IIT Guwahati has excelled particularly in Data Science, securing a global ranking of 51-70, and Petroleum Engineering, where it ranks 51-100 globally. Additionally, the Institute has achieved commendable rankings in broad subject areas:

Ø  Engineering & Technology with the rank 210, compared to rank 222 from the last year

Ø  Natural Science with the rank 343, compared to rank 379 from the last year

Ø  Arts & Humanities with the rank 510-550

Furthermore, the Institute has been ranked in the Arts & Humanities category for the first time for Business & Management Studies, and Agriculture & Forestry.

Speaking about IIT Guwahati’s performance in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024, Prof. Rajeev Ahuja, Director, IIT Guwahati, said, “I am very proud of IIT Guwahati’s continued recognition as a global leader in education and research in multiple subjects. The exceptional rankings in Data Science and Petroleum Engineering, along with the Institute’s overall advancements across various disciplines and subjects, reflects our unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation. This achievement in QS WUR is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our faculty, staff, and students, inspiring us to continue pushing the boundaries of knowledge and making meaningful contributions to society. Moving forward, the institute aspires to further improve its position in the rankings in the coming years.”

Notably, four of IIT Guwahati’s subjects have witnessed an improvement in rank this year, including:

Ø  Chemistry – From rank 301-250 last year to 251-300 this year

Ø  Biological Sciences – From rank 451-500 last year to 401-450 this year

Ø  Environmental Studies – From rank 301-350 last year to 201-250 this year

Ø  Economic & Econometrics – From rank 501-530 last year to 451-500 this year

The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 include one new academic discipline: Music. QS employs five key metrics to compile the subject rankings, including reputation indicators based on surveys of academics and employers, citations per paper, H-Index, and international research network.

Further details on IIT Guwahati’s subject wise ranks can be found below –

Sr. No

Subject/ Department

Rank – 2024

1.

IIT Guwahati – Engineering and Technology

210

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

251-300

7.

Physics & Astronomy

301-350

8.

IIT Guwahati – Natural Sciences

343

9.

Biological Sciences

401-450

10.

Mathematics

301-350

11.

Petroleum Engineering

51-100

12.

Environmental Studies

201-250

13.

Civil Engineering

151-200

14.

Economic & Econometrics

451-500

15.

Data Science

51-70

16.

IIT Guwahati – Arts & Humanities

501-550

17.

Business & Management Studies

501-550

18.

Agriculture & Forestry

351-400

 

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