Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has secured a place among the world's top universities for the study of 14 subjects, according to the latest edition of the world's most-consulted university ranking.
The 2023 edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, released by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, named the world's best universities for the study of 54 academic disciplines. IIT Guwahati has been ranked as one of the world's top universities in Petroleum Engineering, in which it ranks 51-100 globally and second in India.
Compared to the previous year, the institution is ranked in two additional subjects. For IIT Guwahati, six of its programs improved in rank. The institute has ranked between 201-250 in chemical engineering, mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, and 222nd best engineering and technology discipline in the world.
According to reports, IIT Guwahati has performed remarkably in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023. Prof Parameswar K Iyer, Officiating Director, IIT Guwahati, said, "IIT Guwahati is working hard to deliver quality education, which will play an important role in building a brighter future for all. Aligning with the National Education Policy 2020, the Institute is further improving research and development collaboration in multidisciplinary subjects. This has been possible through the collective efforts by all the faculty and students."
Furthermore, IIT Guwahati performed well in Employer Reputation, where it scored 67.5 in Mathematics.
This year, three new academic disciplines have been included in the QS World University Rankings by Subject: Data Science, Marketing, and History of Art. The QS World University Rankings by Subject uses four metrics to rank universities: academic reputation, employer reputation, research citations per paper, and H-index.
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