Bengaluru has been rated as the best city in India for students by the QS Student City ranking 2018, in which London topped the global list. The ranking framework assessed universities on the basis of performance of universities, employers hiring, affordability of city, desirability, quality of life, and the diversity of student body. Only two Indian cities made in the list of top 100 cities for students in the global rankings. India’s top city was Bengaluru at 81st spot, followed by Mumbai at 85th. In the national capital where thousands of students came to take admission could not make in the top 100 list. Delhi was placed in 113th, and Chennai at 115th rank in the global ranking 2018.
Bengaluru which is known as IT capital of India is also home to the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Globally, Tokyo secured the second place in the global ranking followed by Seoul (10th), and Hongkong (14th).
London became the best city for students for the second consecutive year. London mayor Sadiq Khan told PTI, “The fact that London has again been ranked the best city in the world in which to be a student is fantastic news – and is no surprise given that London is home to world-leading higher education institutions and a vibrant cultural life.” He added, “This is further evidenced that London is open to students and talent from around the world.”