QS WORLD RANKINGS: TOP UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES FOR STUDENTS PURSUING HUMANITIES
This year’s QS World University Rankings reveals the top 1,000 universities from around the world, covering 80 different locations. There are 47 new entrants in this year’s top 1,000 while over 5,500 universities were evaluated and considered for inclusion. The 2021 rankings, however, were greatly affected due to the current pandemic situation.
There are a total of six parameters on which the QS World Universities Ranking report is prepared. The universities are evaluated as per Academic Reputation (40%), Employer Reputation (10%), Faculty/Student Ratio (20%), Citations per faculty (20%), and International Faculty Ratio & International Student Ratio (5%).
Among the international universities, Oxford University has emerged as the best university for arts and humanities stream with 98.6 out of 100 scores. Harvard University bags the second position with 98.5 scores and Cambridge University has clinched the third spot with 97.3 scores. The University of California, Berkeley, and Yale University has bagged the fourth spot with 93.3 scores. In this article, we shall focus upon the top Indian institutions for students of humanities and arts.
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has emerged as the best college for arts and humanities in India, as per the QS World Rankings 2021 report. Following JNU, the University of Delhi (DU) and Indian Institute of Bombay (IIT-B) have clinched second and third positions, respectively. The QS World Subject-Wise Rankings 2021 were released on Friday, March 4.
JNU has scored 70.6 out of 100. JNU has been evaluated as an institute with ‘very high research’. DU has scored 65.4 out of 100 with high research and a student-faculty ratio of 21. IIT-Bombay and Jadavpur University scored between 401-450 ranks with ‘very high research’ status while IIT- Delhi has a spot between 451-500.
JNU has bagged 159th rank among all universities of the world in the Arts and Humanities stream. While DU has bagged 252nd rank. And IIT- Bombay and Jadavpur University have secured its spot between 401-450.