As per the recent rankings of the educational institutions of the world by ‘Centre for World Universities Rankings (CWUR)’ three Indian institutions have bagged a spot in top 500.
Harvard University has secured the first rank followed by the Stanford University of USA and Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the second and third place respectively.
Amongst the Indian institutes,Delhi University (DU) has secured the top place of 397 with 43.61 points.Indian Institute of Technology,Delhi secured 399th position with 43.6 points and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) of Bengaluru secured 470 rank with 43.27 points.The fourth University was the Punjab University (PU) came fourth with 43.06 points and was at 550 rank.
According to Professor M Rajiv Lochan,Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell,these rankings are based on quality education, alumni employment,quality of faculty,etc. “Universities, Institutions and IISC have their unique strengths and get different scores as per different criterion and parameters. But, it is a matter of satisfaction that PU is regularly being ranked among the top universities of the country irrespective of the parameters.” he¬†told Tribune.
The rankings of the Indian Institutes are :
University of Delhi 397
Indian Institute of Science,Bengaluru 470
Panjab University,Chandigarh 550
Tata¬†Institute of Fundamental Research,Mumbai 631
Banaras Hindu University,Varanasi 673
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research,Bengaluru 22
All India Institute of Medical Sciences,New Delhi 790
Jadavpur University,Kolkata 907
University of Calcutta 922