The Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) located in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, and Calcutta have clinched positions within the top 50 globally in the QS Rankings 2024 for business and management studies.


The latest QS World University Rankings by Subject has showcased the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, and Calcutta, securing positions among the top 50 globally for business and management studies. Specifically, IIM Ahmedabad has with a remarkable placement within the top 25 institutions worldwide, while IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta have earned recognition among the top 50.

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University ranks 20th globally for development studies, while the Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences in Chennai holds the 24th position for dentistry studies.
  • Indian institutions have seen a significant increase in representation in the top 500 list, with 69 entries compared to 355 last year.
  • India secures the second position in Asia in terms of the number of universities featured, following China.
  • Notable placements include Chandigarh University in the 51-100 range for hospitality and leisure management and OP Jindal University in Sonepat ranked 72nd in law.
  • IIM Ahmedabad debuts in business and management studies at the 22nd spot globally, with IIM Bangalore leading in accounting and finance subjects.
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati secures a global ranking of 51-70 in data science and petroleum engineering, with other IITs like Delhi, Bombay, and Madras also earning notable positions.
  • The Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences in Chennai excels in dentistry studies, while the University of Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bombay, and IIT Madras emerge as the most represented Indian universities.
  • Indian universities shine in computer science, chemistry, biological sciences, business studies, and physics, enhancing the country’s academic standing.

Jessica Turner, CEO of QS, highlighted the challenges India faces in providing high-quality tertiary education amid increasing demand, as outlined in the National Education Policy 2020. Despite these challenges, India is making significant strides in international academia, with QS Senior Vice President Ben Sowter emphasising India’s growing prominence.

The QS methodology, based on academic reputation, employer reputation, research citations per paper, and the H-index, underscores the rigorous evaluation process. India’s progress in research output and international collaborations has been notable, although challenges persist in securing citations in premier global journals. Nevertheless, India’s research output has surged, solidifying its position as a key player in global research.

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