QS subject ranking, 2021 has ranked Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) among the top 12 institutions of India in Engineering and Technology and also within the top 450 Universities in the World as per this ranking.
Seven subjects of VIT, according to a press release are in the list published by QS this year. Four subjects have moved up in the list as compared to the last year, these are namely:
- Computer Science and Information Systems,
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE),
- Mechanical Engineering and
Computer Science and Information Systems and Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) have been ranked within the top 10 among them. Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE), is ranked within the top 300, whereas both Computer Science and Information Systems and Mechanical Engineering have been ranked within the top 400 in the world. Mathematics and Biological Sciences subject of VIT have entered in QS Subject Ranking for the first time. Both of them have ranked in the top 500 and 600 respectively in the world.
A total of 51 disciplines have been covered in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 which have been grouped into 5 broad categories. Every year, QS World University Rankings by Subject are compiled to help prospective students to identify the leading universities in any particular subject. Along with the results of major global surveys of employers and academicians, research citations index are used to rank the universities.