QS Ranking 2020: Know All About the Top Universities of the World

QS World University Rankings (formerly known as – Times Higher Education–QS World University Rankings) is an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a well-recognized British company specializing in education. QS reviews the university-industry and provides an international ranking of universities thus successfully affecting how students and institutions engage.

The list was conceived as a way to assist students in their decision-making process for higher education particularly for international students planning to invest in foreign education. When planning to study outside of their home-country an important decision factor for any student when choosing a university is the after-sale value of the qualifications offered. The QS ranking methodically evaluates the performance of universities to provide students with expert advice on the evaluation of institutions worldwide. The ranking system aims to satisfy the growing demand for more information on the quality of teaching staff and its reputation.

About QS ranking
QS World University Rankings is the most widely read university rankings in the world and is regarded as one of the three most influential university rankings across the globe, along with Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
QS is the world’s largest international higher education network that is a specialist in comparative data collection and analysis of an institution’s strengths and weaknesses. The QS ranking comprises of the global all-inclusive subject rankings that name the world’s best universities for the study of 48 different subjects and five composite faculty areas. It also provides five independent regional tables namely, Asia, Latin America, Emerging Europe, and Central Asia, the Arab Region, and BRICS. The QS rankings are based on the assessment of university performance in the fields of, teaching, research, nurturing employability, and internationalization.

Universities around the world with top 10 QS ranking in 2020:
1)    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States
2)    Stanford University, United States
3)    Harvard University, United States
4)    University of Oxford, United Kingdom
5)    California Institute of Technology (Caltech), United States
6)    ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
7)    University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
8)    UCL, United Kingdom
9)    Imperial College London, United Kingdom
10)    University of Chicago, United States

The top twenty institutions on the QS India Rankings 2020:
1)    Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB)
2)    Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore
3)    Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD)
4)    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM)
5)    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IITKGP)
6)    Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK)
7)    University of Delhi
8)    University of Hyderabad
9)    Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IITR)
10)    Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG)
11)    University of Calcutta
12)    Jadavpur University
13)    Indian Institute of Technology Indore
14)    Savitribai Phule Pune University
15)    Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
16)    Anna University
17)    University of Mumbai
18)    Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
19)    Banaras Hindu University
20)    Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar

When it comes to graduating from a reputable university and getting better career opportunities, the QS ranking system offers a swift way to know about the top universities of the world and making an informed choice on a study destination.

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