Times Higher Education (THE) has released the latest 2022 edition of Asia University Rankings. The Asia University Rankings 2022 edition includes 616 universities from 31 countries and regions, with India being the third most represented country with 71 institutions. Last year, a total of 62 Indian institutions participated in the rankings. With 42nd rank, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore is the only institute to make it to the top-50 list.
Mysore-based JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research is ranked 65th, followed by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar at 68th and IIT Indore at 87th. All the Indian institutes in the top-100 have fallen as compared to last year’s ranking.
Other universities that made it to the top 200 in THE Asia University Rankings this year. There are 17 Indian universities in the top 200 as compared to 18 last year. Of the 14 that were ranked in both years, eight have risen.
Asia University Rankings 2022: Top Indian universities
|Universities/Institutions||2022 Rank||2021 Rank|
|Indian Institute of Science||42||37|
|JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research||65||NA|
|Indian Institute of Technology Ropar||68||55|
|Indian Institute of Technology Indore||87||78|
|Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar||120||137|
|Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology||127||144|
|Mahatma Gandhi University||139||154|
|Delhi Technological University||149||201-250|
|Banaras Hindu University||153||172|
|Institute of Chemical Technology||158||122|
|Jamia Millia Islamia||160||180|
|Jawaharlal Nehru University||167||187|
|International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad||174||NA|
|Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi||177||143|
Meanwhile, with 118 institutes on the list, Japan is once again the most-represented nation.
For the third year in a row, China is home to the continent’s top two universities, with Tsinghua and Peking universities holding first and second place, respectively. In comparison to the previous year, twenty-two of the top-100 Chinese institutions have risen or remained stable.
Overall, 97 mainland Chinese colleges are included in the list, up from 91 last year, making it the table’s second most-represented country.