Mumbai: Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) has topped in the QS World University Rankings, an annual publication of university rankings. Also, the Mumbai University (MU) has topped among the state traditional universities in Maharashtra.
IIT Bombay has entered the global ranking of first 200 universities. Along with IIT Bombay, 23 other Indian institutes have entered the top 1,000 ranking. IIT Bombay has been securing the top positions among Indian institutes for the past three years.
In addition, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi and IIT Kharagpur have also secured a rank among the 200 institutions. Authorities of MU claim they have secured a rank as they have focussed on research and development projects.
Suhas Pednekar, Vice Chancellor of MU, said, “We have increased our focus on research and development projects. We are trying to improve fields like chemical technology and data science in order to provide more scope for students.”
Also, the varsity aims to increase its global outreach programmes. Pednekar added, “We want to provide more cultural exchange and academic opportunities for students at the global level.”