Updated as on Sep 14, 2020. The country's top management institutions, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM A) & Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM B) have dropped in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Global MBA Rankings 2021. Other institutes from India that featured in the list of the world's top 200 B-schools include GLIM Chennai, IIM Lucknow and IIM Kozhikode.

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released the 17th edition of the QS World University Rankings 2021. Around 5,500 universities from 80 different locations participated in the QS World University Rankings 2021 of which 1000 universities are ranked by QS, after evaluation.

 

QS World University Rankings 2021

The QS World University Rankings are known to use a consistent methodological framework, compiled using six simple metrics which effectively capture university performance. This year's rankings are launched at a challenging time for the whole world, with COVID-19 impacting universities and students alike.

 

Highlights

•  There are 47 new entrants in this year's top 1,000.

•  Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) continues its streak at number one - for 9 th time in a in a row.

•  Only three educational institutes from India in the  top 200 list - IIT Bombay (172), IISc Bangalore (185)   and   IIT Delhi (193)   feature .

•  Among Indian P rivate Universities, BITS Pilani and the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) have dropped  out of the top 1,000 list.

•  I n the top 100 global universities, 27 are from USA, 18 from United Kingdom, 7 from china, 2 from Singapore and 26 institutions from Asia continent.

•  Universities were evaluated according to the following metrics:

Academic Reputation (40%), Employer Reputation (10%), Faculty/Student Ratio (20%), Citations per faculty (20%); International Faculty Ratio (5%) and International Student Ratio (5%)

 

Top Management - QS Ranking India 2021**

Rank
2019
2020
2021
1
IIM B
IIM B
IIM A
2
IIM A
IIM A
IIM B
3
IIM C
IIM C
IIM C
4
IIM I
GLIM Chennai
5
 
IIM U
IIM K
6
 
TAPMI
IIM I
7
 
IIM L
8
 
IIM U
9
 
TAPMI

 

** In 2019 only 3 B Schools from India ranked in QS Ranking; In 2020, 6 B Schools ranked and in 2021, 9 B Schools ranked.

 

Top 10 Universities - QS Ranking Global

 

Rank
2019
2020
2021
1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2
Stanford University
Stanford University
Stanford University
3
Harvard University
Harvard University
Harvard University
4
California Institute of Technology
University of Oxford
California Institute of Technology
5
University of Oxford
California Institute of Technology
University of Oxford
6
University of Cambridge
ETH Zurich
ETH Zurich
7
ETH Zurich
University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
8
Imperial College London
UCL
Imperial College London
9
University of Chicago
Imperial College London
University of Chicago
10
UCL
University of Chicago
UCL

 

Top 10 Universities - QS Ranking Asia

 

Rank
2019
2020
2021
1
NTU Singapore
NTU Singapore
NTU Singapore
2
NUS Singapore
NUS Singapore
NUS Singapore
3
Tsinghua Univ
Tsinghua Univ
Tsinghua Univ
4
The University of Tokyo
Peking Univ
Peking Univ
5
Peking Univ
The University of Tokyo
The University of Tokyo
6
Kyoto Uni
The University of Hong kong
The University of Hong kong
7
Seoul National Univ
Hong Kong Uni of Sc & Tech
Hong Kong Uni of Sc & Tech
8
Hong Kong Uni of Sc & Tech
Kyoto Uni
Kyoto Uni
9
KIAST
Seoul National Univ
Seoul National Univ
10
Fudan Uni
Fudan Uni
Fudan Uni

 

Top 10 Universities - QS Ranking India

 

Rank
2019
2020
2021
1
IIT B
IIT B
IIT B
2
IISc
IIT D
IISc
3
IIT D
IISc
IIT D
4
IIT M
IIT M
IIT M
5
IIT K
IIT KGP
IIT KGP
6
IIT KGP
IIT K
IIT K
7
IIT R
IIT R
IIT R
8
IIT G
Uni of Delhi
IIT G
9
Uni of Delhi
IIT G
Uni of Delhi
10
Uni of Hyderabad
Uni of Hyderabad
IIT Hyderabad