Updated: May 4, 2021 7:38:17 pm
Two institutions from Pune — the state-run Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) — have been ranked among the top 2,000 universities in the world by the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) 2021-2022.
CWUR ranks universities and research institutions across medicine, science, social sciences and other streams. The assessment is done on the basis of quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty and research performance.
While IISER, Pune has bagged the 22nd rank among Indian institutions, it stands at the 1,124th position globally. It is ranked the highest among the four IISERs in the CWUR list this year.
The SPPU ranks 32nd among Indian institutions and 1,329th globally. On the basis of research performance, SPPU is ranked 1,327 while IISER, Pune is ranked 1,073.
At least 97 Indian institutions and universities have made it to the top 2,000 list. IIM Ahmedabad, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, IIT Madras, IIT Bombay, University of Delhi, IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, Panjab University and IIT Kanpur are ranked in the top 10 among Indian institutions.
IITs at Roorkee, Guwahati, Gandhinagar, Bhubaneswar and Hyderabad have been ranked in the top 60 among Indian universities.
Nationally, the IISERs at Kolkata (30), Bhopal (55) and Thiruvananthapuram (62) have been featured in the list.
Other major universities ranked in the top 30 in India include Jawaharlal Nehru University (11), Banaras Hindu University (13), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi (14), Jadavpur University (18), University of Calcutta (20), Visva Bharati University (21), Aligarh Muslim University (24), Indian Agricultural Research Institute (26), University of Hyderabad (27), Xavier School of Management (28) and Vellore Institute of Technology (29).
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