From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :
Prelims level : QS India Ranking 2020
Mains level : State of higher education in India
- The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) India Rankings 2020 was recently released.
Top institutions in India
About QS Rankings
- The British higher education analysts QS has ranked the higher education institutions in India on the basis eight parameters which have different weightage.
- The eight parameters with their weightage are academic reputation (30%), employer reputation (20%), faculty student ratio (20%), staff with PhD (10%), Papers per faculty (10%), citation per paper (5%), international faculty (2.5%) and international students (2.5%).
- This is the second time QS has published separate ranking for top institutions in India.