News: The QS World University Rankings 2021 has been released.
- QS World University rankings: They are published annually by global higher education consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds.
- Parameters: It is based on six indicators: academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per faculty, faculty/student ratio, international faculty ratio and international student ratio.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) is ranked as the world’s best university followed by Stanford University and Harvard University.
- IIT Bombay is ranked 172nd while IISc is 185th and IIT Delhi is at 193rd place.A total of 21 Indian higher education institutions are in the top 1000.