Top 10 universities in India: DU ranked 8th, IIT-Delhi gets top spot in QS University Rankings

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 08 June 2017, 07:18 PM
University of Delhi
University of Delhi

University of Delhi has been ranked among the top ten universities in the country by a global ranking company in its list released for 2018. University of Delhi was ranked in the 481-491 band in the world rankings list making it the 8th top university in the country after the top ranked IIT-Delhi.

The data was released on Wednesday by Quacquarelli Symonds University World Rankings which is an annual publication of university ranking by a British company Quacquarelli Symonds specialised in education and study abroad.

The rankings are based on six performance indicators across four areas - research, teaching, employability and internationalization. Karnataka’s Manipal University was ranked highest among private universities in the country.

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For the first time, Manipal University figured in 701-750 band, placing it at 13th position in the country. The performance indicators are - academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio and international student ratio.

Vice Chancellor of Manipal University H Vinod Bhat said, “Our focus now is to be sub-600 in the 2019 World Rankings. I am certain that we will get there.”

First Published: Thursday, June 08, 2017 07:13 PM
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