QS World University Rankings 2015-16 was released. It was the 12th edition in the series of annual global university ranking list.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) of the USA was adjudged as the top university in the world. The Indian Institute of Science-Bangalore (IISc-B) and the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) were ranked 147 and 179 respectively.
The ranks were decided using six performance indicators that assessed institutions’ global reputation, research impact, staffing levels and international complexion.
The six performance indicators with corresponding weightages are as follows:
|4||Citations per faculty||20%|
|5||International faculty ratio||5%|
|6||International student ratio||5%|
|University of Delhi||481-490|
|University of Calcutta||601-350|
|University of Pune||700+|