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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

4 Indian Universities Among the World's Best 03-12


4 Indian Universities Among the World's Best





Bangalore: The effect of positive educational reforms in the country has finally been rewarded, as four Indian universities have made it to the prestigious list of YouthInc Global Business School Rankings 2013.



The survey was a joint venture of Youth Incorporated and Rediff.com, and this report also inculcates inputs from the members of all the prestigious institutions, as well as students to comply the data.  



The survey indicates that, while there has been a major shift in the list, top universities such as Harvard and Stanford managed to stay afloat and retained their top slots.


Nine of the top ten slots in the list are occupied by the U.S. universities, which reflect their domination in education over the rest. The survey also indicated that the educational standard in the Asian continent is getting bigger and a total of 17 Asian Institutes were slotted within the top 100.  And China has the most representations among the Asian countries with 5 institutes slotted in the rankings.


 Here is an overview of the top Indian Universities in the list, as reported by Rediff.



#4. University of Delhi:


Rank- No. 99


University of Delhi, the premier institute of the country, is positioned at the 99th slot in the list. This leading institute is known for its high standards in research and teaching. It came into existence in 1922 and was initially established as a teaching and residential institute.


Ever since its inception, a strong commitment to support and nurture proficient talent has been made by the University of Delhi, thereby, emergingas a path-setter and role-model for other institutions in the country. Its rich academic tradition and promise has always lured the most proficient talent in the country and has encouraged them to make important contributions to their society.


The University of Delhi had a meek beginning. It began with just three colleges, two faculties, namely Arts and Science, and had around 750 students. But today, it has grown into a giant institute with 16 faculties managing 86 academic departments. It is currently spread across 77 colleges and 5 other renowned institutes spread across the city.



#3. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur:


Rank- No. 79


For the first time ever, this prestigious institute made the list. This leading institution of the country is slotted at the 79th position of the esteemed list. IIT Kanpur was established with an aim to provide meaningful education, to conduct genuine research of the highest quality, to provide direction to the technological innovation and to support industrial growth of the country. IIT Kanpur began functioning in 1959 and initially had a very modest beginning. It started with about 100 students and a small faculty. This Institute now has a huge residential campus with about 309 faculties and in excess of 900 supporting staff. Currently, nearly 2,255 undergraduate and 1,476 postgraduate students are studying on the educational institute.


With the ever increasing number of mindboggling innovations in both its research and curriculum, IIT Kanpur is swiftly gaining a celebrated reputation.




#2. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi:



Rank- No. 27



IIT Delhi, formerly known as College of Engineering and Technology Delhi, is slotted at the 27th position in this prestigious list. This institute is a major college of engineering in India and a source of pride for all the citizens of the country.



This institution was established on 21 August 1961 with a vision to contribute to India and the world through excellence in technical education, research and scientific education. It was created to serve as a valuable resource to the society and the Indian industries.



Throughout the history, this prestigious institution is best known for producing outstanding engineers and scientists.



This institute of national importance is a modern marvel, with campus that resembles a city, lush green gardens, wide roads, residential complexes, lawns, open water supply, backup electricity supply, well-equipped stadia’s and shopping complexes to carter to the day-to-day needs of its residents.



At present, this center of excellence has about 13 departments with 11 multi-disciplinary centers of research activity, and offers approximately 700 courses every semester, including post-graduate and undergraduate programs.




#1. Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai:



Rank- No. 17



IIT Mumbai is the highest ranked institute of the country. Taking giant 

leap from its 31st position last year, this 

institute is currently slotted at 19th position. Established in 1958, this institute

 was the first IIT to be set up with the assistance of foreign players such as UNESCO.



Presently, IIT Mumbai has about 14 academic departments that offer undergraduate and post graduate degrees in engineering, science, mathematics and technology. And in the last five decades, more than 39,000 students have graduated from this prominent institute.



IIT Mumbai is a renowned leader in engineering education and is noted for research in varied areas of technology that are making significant contributions to the nation.  It is also well-known for the superiority of its faculty and the exceptional competence of students graduating from its undergraduate and postgraduate programs.