QS Ranking by Subject: Performance by University of Delhi
The performance of University of Delhi in the QS ranking by subjects has been best in India if we look at the range of subjects across disciplines. A total of 20 subject have received honors to be in the QS list of ranking from the university. Except for engineering subjects, the University of Delhi has performed reasonably well across disciplines. In the social Sciences and Management subject, DU has secured 208th position by coming at the top among Indian institutions. In the subjects of Arts and Humanities and Life Sciences and Medicines, the University of Delhi has secured 2nd position among Indian institutions. In arts & Humanities, DU as secured 252nd position while in Life Sciences & Medicine it is between 401-450. In the category of natural sciences, DU has secured 7th position.
Within Arts and Humanities, two subjects have received top position in India namely, Modern Languages and Philosophy, both coming within the bracket of 101-150 ranking. The subjects of History and English language and Literature has secured 2nd position among Indian institutions by falling within the bracket of 151-200 ranking. In Linguistics, DU occupies 1st position among Indian Universities and within 151-200 globally.
In the subjects of Engineering and Technology, three subjects from University of Delhi have made it to QS ranking. These are Electrical and Electronic Engineering (410-500),Mechanical Engineering (401-500) and Computer Science and Information Systems (351-400).
The performance of the University of Delhi in the subjects of Social Sciences and Management have been exceptionally good with two subjects namely, Development Studies (QS rank 50) and Economics and Econometrics (QS rank 128) securing top position among Indian Institutions and Sociology (QS rank 101-150) and Accounting and Finance (QS ranking 201-250) securing 2nd position among Indian institutions. In Business and management category (QS rank 251-300), DU has secured 10th position in India.
In the fields of Life Sciences and Medicines, three subjects from University of Delhi have received ranking in the QS. These subjects are Agriculture and Forestry (Qs rank 201-250) with second position in India; Biological Sciences (QS rank 251-300) with third position in India and Medicines (QS rank 351-400) with 4th position in India.
A total of five subjects have received World QS ranking in the field of Natural Sciences with DU getting 284th ranking. The subject of Geography (QS rank 151-200) received 2nd position in India. Environmental Studies with QS ranking of 351-400 received 5th position in India and Physics and Astronomy with 201-251 QS world ranking received 8th position in India and the subjects of Chemistry (QS rank 351-400) and Mathematics (QS rank 315-400) received 10th position in India.
Coming of 20 subjects in the ranking of QS World is a matter of pride for the faculty and students of this top university of India. With the coming of the Institute of Eminence and improvement in research profile, the QS world ranking is expected to improve further by including more subjects within its ambit and by enhancing the position/ranking in Individual subjects.
The University has maintained its position at the top in the country as per the Centre for World University Ranking (CWUR) ranking and is 8th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework. It is also among the top 10 Indian public educational institutions/universities and the first among Indian public universities under QS BRICS University Rankings. The h-index of the University touched 192, one of the highest among Indian universities.
- The University of Delhi has improved its ranking in QS World University Rankings 2020 by 13 places and has been ranked 474.
- The University of Delhi has been ranked at 1st position among the top 25 Central Universities and at 8th rank among top 100 universities by Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings 2019.
The University of Delhi has been ranked as 601-800, 156, 130 in Times Higher Education (THE) World, THE Asia University Ranking and THE Emerging Economics University Ranking, 2019 respectively among the top Universities.