According to the Quacquarelli Symonds world rankings, The Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay has been declared as the best-ranked institute in the country. Moving up by 17 places from 179 to 162 the institute’s position improved significantly from the last year , it scored 48.2 out of 100 overall , 52.5 in academic reputation , 72.9 in employer reputation , 54.1 in citation per faculty,43.3 in student-faculty ratio,4.4 in international faculty and 1.8 in international students all scores out of a maximum 100. Out of these six parameters, employers reputation with a global rank of 93 is the strongest one. The Director Of IIT-B Professor Devang Khakhar said: “ The increase in rank is a reflection of continuous improvement in all spheres of our activity”. The Quacquarelli Symonds world rankings compares top universities in the world on the basis of six performance parameters like research, teaching, employability and internationalism. Apart from IIT-B, Indian Institute Of Science, Bangalore with a ranking of 170 and Indian Institute Of Technology, Delhi with a ranking of 172 are also among the top 200 global universities. For the first time, Delhi university entered the group of top 500 universities. For the 7th consecutive year, the Massachusetts Institute of technology has been ranked as the world’s best university. While Stanford and Harvard University claimed the 2nd and 3rd rank respectively.