THE World University Ranking 2022: IISc only Indian institute to feature in top 100 list

IISc climbs 15 steps higher, placed 81st in the ranking. IIT Indore, DU, JNU, Jamia, among other Indian universities to feature in THE ranking.

THE World University Ranking 2022: IISc only Indian institute  to feature in top 100 list IISc features in top 100 universities in the world to study computer science
Tamanna Tamang | Oct 6, 2021 - 6:18 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Science is the only Indian Institute to feature in top 100 list of Times Higher Education’s World’s best universities to study computer science and engineering as per the ranking released by Times Higher Education

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The ranking was announced by Times Higher Education (THE) in results of its World University Rankings by subject 2022 for Computer Science and Engineering, revealing the best institutions in the world to study them.

The Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru is the only Indian university to feature in the top 100 list by securing 81st position to study computer science. The institute has climbed the ladder to feature in the list as compared to last year’s ranking. The institute had secured 96th rank last year.

Other Indian institutions that made to THE Rankings by Subject 2022, for Computer Science are Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore at 201-250 rank, Thapar University, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), and VIT University at the 301-400 category. Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Osmania University and Panjab University are placed in the 501-600 category. Mumbai University has been placed in the 601-800 bracket while Andhra University, University of Calcutta, Cochin University of Science and Technology and Pondicherry University have secured the place in 801+ category.

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"In Asia, India’s Indian Institute of Science (=81st) cements its place in the world’s top 100 after climbing 15 places since last year," said the report released today.

The United Kingdom’s University of Oxford retained top spot for Computer Science, and Harvard University of the United States of America secured the top spot for Engineering.

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Other universities to feature in Top 10 institutes to study computer science included Stanford University, MIT, ETH Zurich including National University of Singapore, only Asian university to feature in top 10 list.

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Top 10 Universities to study computer science (2022 edition)

University Name

Country / Region

2022 Rank

2021 Rank

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

1

1

Stanford University

United States

2

2

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

3

3

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

=4

6

ETH Zurich

Switzerland

=4

4

Carnegie Mellon University

United States

6

5

Harvard University

United States

7

7

University of California, Berkeley

United States

=8

9

National University of Singapore

Singapore

=8

8

Princeton University

United States

10

11

4 US universities claims top 4 ranks in engineering

For studying engineering the first top 4 universities to feature in the list are from the United States. Harvard University retains the top place while the country takes six of the top 10 positions in the ranking, including all top four positions. It also claims an impressive 35 of the world’s top 100 universities. However, there is significant competition from the rest of the world. In the top 10 alone there are representatives from the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Singapore whose National University of Singapore is the only new entrant into this year’s elite group securing 10th position.

For studying engineering, IISc featured in top 125 list followed by IIT, Indore at 301-400. Other than IISc, Indian universities to feature under universities for studying engineering are Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia at the 501-600th place, while IIT Bhubaneshwar, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Patna, IIT Mandi, Jadavpur University, NIT Rourkela and NIT Tiruchirapalli secured place between 601-800 rank.

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Top 10 Institute to study Engineering

University Name

Country / Region

2022 Rank

2021 Rank

Harvard University

United States

1

1

Stanford University

United States

2

3

University of California, Berkeley

United States

3

5

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States

4

4

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

5

6

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

6

2

Princeton University

United States

7

8

California Institute of Technology

United States

8

7

ETH Zurich

Switzerland

9

=9

National University of Singapore

Singapore

10

=12

“Times Higher Education (THE), released the Computer Science and Engineering results of its globally recognised, THE World University Rankings by subject 2022. The World University Rankings 2022 by subject was released for Computer Science and Engineering in which 891 universities from 75 countries and regions ranked for Computer Science. And for studying engineering 1,188 universities from 85 countries and regions were ranked,” said the press release.

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The universities were ranked on the basis of their overall rank, world university rank of 2021, teaching score, research score, citation score, industry score and international score.

IISc's world university rank of 2021 was 96, and overall score was 56.4, followed by teaching score of 65.7. In research it scored 67.4, and citation score of 40.0, industry score 84.4, and international score of mere 16.7. Top performing university, Oxford' overall score was 93.1 that helped it secure the top spot.


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