QS RANKINGS 2025 (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Education)

News-CRUX-10     6th June 2024        
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Context: The recently released Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings 2025 have brought a wave of celebration to Delhi's academic community, highlighting several institutes from the capital.


QS Quacquarelli Symonds

  • About: It is a prominent global provider of services, analytics, and insight to the higher education sector worldwide. 
  • Focus On delivering valuable support and resources to the global higher education community.
  • Mission: To empower individuals from all over the world to achieve their full potential by facilitating educational success, promoting international mobility, and aiding in career development.
  • Indicators: Academic reputation, citations per faculty, faculty student ratio, international relation network, international faculty, students, and outbound exchange students etc.


India’s Performance

  • Delhi University: It has surged 79 places in global rankings, climbing from 407th to 328th position.

o Top Position in India: Among Indian central universities, DU now holds the premier spot, marking a notable achievement.

o Global Recognition in Key Indicators: DU has been recognized globally, securing positions among the top 270 institutions worldwide in crucial indicators like employment outcomes (44th), sustainability (220th), academic reputation (225th), and employer reputation (269th).

  • IP University: It entered the QS rankings last year at the 1401+ position, and this year, it has significantly improved, entering the 1,001-1,200 category.

o Rising Star Award: QS awarded IP University the "Rising Star" accolade for the most substantial improvement among Indian institutions, highlighting its remarkable growth.

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