The University of Hyderabad (UoH) continues to shine QS World University Rankings 2020 released recently. According to the latest report released by QS the UoH is ranked in the range of 601-650 in the World.

Classified as a medium sized public institution with high research intensity, the UoH performed among the top 57% in the QS World University Rankings 2020. Considering there are approximately 26,000 universities globally, this makes University of Hyderabad one of the top 2.3% Universities in the World. It is also ranked among the top 150 institutions globally which are under the age of 50. UoH is the only Central University from India to figure in the same.

Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Citations per Faculty, Faculty Student Ratio, International Faculty and International Students are the parameters on which the University has been ranked by QS.

The UoH is ranked 322 globally in Citations per Faculty and 554 in Faculty Student Ratio. In citations per faculty it is valued at 61.50 where as the Global Median is 37.20. Its Citations are at 25216 for 3739 papers published during the period 2013-2017.

In the World University Ranking by Subject UoH is ranked in 301-350 for Chemistry.

QS World University Rankings is a publication of university rankings, published annually by British company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The team at QS have analysed over 93 million recorded citations from more than 13 million papers, 240,000 survey responses from employers and 1.5 million academics nomination and considered more than 1600 universities before ranking 1001 of them.

The QS World University Rankings 2020 covers 82 countries and this year includes 50 new entries. From India there are 24 Institutions in the top 1000.

Some highlights for top 500:

• Indian institutions in the top 500 did better than last year, but competition in Asia has been severe
• Despite that IITB has made it to the top 152 of the world – for the very first time, jumping up 10 places
• IISc is ranked 2nd in the world for Citations per Faculty – a remarkable feat (and if we can help increase its academic reputation like that of IITB then it will be even closer to the top 100)
• 9 institutions of India are on the top 500 of the world – the only state institute is University of Delhi which has improved by over 13 places
• The fastest rising institution is IITKGP which jumped up 14 places

Some highlights of all India performance:

• Newest entrant is O P Jindal Global University – the youngest university globally to be featured in this edition of the rankings
• 18 public and 6 private universities feature (one less than last year – Amity dropped out)

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