Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) claims first place, earning the highest scores in India for both the academic and employer reputation indicators. IIT Bombay was established in 1958 as the second IIT in the country, and has become internationally recognized as a world leader for engineering education and research, with many of its graduates distinguishing themselves through their contributions and accomplishments in the fields of industry, academics, research, business, government and more.
Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is ranked second in India in 2019, receiving perfect scores in both the Staff with PhD and Papers per Faculty indicators. IISc is located in the city of Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), which is considered the ‘Silicon Valley of India’ for its role as India’s leading information technology exporter. The campus is just a short shuttle bus ride away from research institutes such as Raman Research Institute and the Indian Space Research Organisation, and there’s also a new campus in Challakere.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)
ranked third in India and joint 264th in the world this year*. Set on a self-contained residential campus adjoining the Guindy National Park in the city of Chennai, IIT Madras has around 8,000 students enrolled in 16 academic departments. Students benefit from facilities such as the IIT Madras Research Park, the first of its kind to be established in India, which functions to both propel successful innovation in existing companies and provide a nurturing ecosystem to bourgeoning startups.
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)
Ranked fourth in India and joint 172nd in the world, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi)actually achieves the second-highest scores in the India ranking for both the academic reputation and employer reputation indicators. Founded in 1961, IIT Delhi was recently granted the status of Institute of Eminence (IoE), giving the institute greater autonomy on course structures, tuition fees and academic collaborations as well as allowing 30 percent of admitted students to be international students.
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP)
Located in north-east India, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) is ranked fifth in the QS India University Rankings, and earns the highest score in the top 10 for the International Faculty indicator, showing that students can expect to be taught by a diverse range of academic staff. Also ranked joint 295th in the latest QS World University Rankings®, IIT Kharagpur was founded in 1951 as the country’s first IIT, having been established to train future scientists and engineers after India gained independence in 1947.