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What is The QS University Brics Ranking

What is the QS University Brics Ranking?

The QS University Rankings: BRICS highlights the top universities in the five BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Based on eight performance indicators, the ranking provides insights into the relative strengths and weaknesses of leading institutions in these fast-developing economies.

The 8 Key Performance Indicators are:

1.     Academic Reputation- 30%

2.     Employer Reputation- 20%

3.     Faculty/ Student Ratio- 20%

4.     Staff with a PHD- 10%

5.     Papers per Faculty- 10%

6.     Citations per Paper- 5%

7.     International Faculty- 2.5%

8.     International Students- 2.5%

Top 10 Universities in India in 2018 in the QS BRICS University Ranking:

1.     Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

2.     Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

3.     Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

4.     Indian Institute of Technology Madras

5.     Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

6.     Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

7.     University of Delhi

8.     Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

9.     Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

10.  University of Calcutta

Top 50 Universities QS BRICS Ranking 2018

1.     Tsinghua University, China

2.     Peking University, China

3.     Fudan University, China

4.     University of Science and Technology of China

5.     Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

6.     Zhejiang University, China

7.     Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

8.     Nanjing University, China

9.     Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

10.  Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India

11.  Novosibirsk State University, Russia

12.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil

13.  Saint Petersburg State University, Russia

14.  Universidade de Sao Paolo, Brazil

15.  Wuhan University, China

16.  Sun Yat Sen University, China

17.  Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

18.  Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

19.  University of Cape Town, South Africa

20.  Harbin Institute of Technology, China

21.  Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

22.  Tongji University, China

23.  Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

24.  Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

25.  Beijing Normal University, China

26.  Tomsk State University, Russia

27.  Nankai University, China

28.  Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology, Russia

29.  Renmin (People’s) University of China

30.  Shanghai University, China

31.  Beijing Institute of Technology, China

32.  Universidade Federal de Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

33.  Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia

34.  UNESP, Brazil

35.  National Research Nuclear University MEPHL Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, Russia

36.  University of Witwatersand, South Africa

37.  Tianjin University, China

38.  University of Pretoria, South Africa

39.  National Research University Higher School of Economics Moscow, Russia

40.  Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Russia

41.  University of Delhi, India

42.  Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paolo, Brazil

43.  Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

44.  Beihang University, China

45.  Xiamen University, China

46.  Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Rio de Janiero

47.  Stellenbosch University, South Africa

48.  Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

49.  National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia

50. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

For the complete list of 300 please see:

Other Blogs by Kritika Malhotra: Early Decision Vs Early Action,  Top Careers in the Hospitality Industry

Author: Kritika Malhotra

I am a career advisor and admissions counselor at Stoodnt. I have been in Education for the last 7 years. I have completed my education from Les Roches Switzerland and have worked for leading Swiss, US and Australian universities.


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