Times Higher Education became known for publishing the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings, which first appeared in November 2004. The ranking is given by an England based company. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 include more than 1,500 universities across 93 countries and regions, making them the largest and most diverse university rankings to date. This year, a new record is set by 63 Indian Universities have made it to the Times Asia University Rankings 2021.
Top 10 Asian University by Times Higher Education
China has gained the first position in the Asia university rankings 2021 with Tsinghua University. The second place is also secured by China’s Peking University. University of Hong Kong is at fourth rank. The third and fifth ranks have been secured by Singapore universities( National University of Singapore) ( Nanyang Technological University).
|3||National University of Singapore|
|4||University of Hong Kong|
|5||The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology|
|6||Nanyang Technological University, Singapore|
|7||The University of Tokyo|
|8||Chinese University of Hong Kong|
|9||Seoul National University|
|10||University of Science and Technology of China|
In the Times Higher Education Asia university Rankings 2021, IISc Bangalore, IIT Ropar and IIT Indore have secured rank among the top 100 universities in Asia. Last year, not a single Indian varsity made it to the elite top 10. It is a big achievement for India.
Indian Universities in Top 100
IISc Bangalore ranked at 37th position. IIT Ropar is placed at 55th rank and IIT Indore at 78th rank among the top 100 universities.
Eighteen Indian universities, three more than last year, have made it to the top 200 in this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings.
Other than these higher education institutes, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Hyderabad, IISER Kolkata, Banaras Hindu University, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeeth, Thapar University, Institute of Chemical Technology, Savitribai Phule University are some of the universities which have appeared in the list of the Asia varsity rankings.
According to Chief Knowledge Officer Phil Baty, “It’s great to see India continue to secure a number of positions in the top 100. India’s record number of participating institutions this year is a demonstration to the willingness of its universities to stand up on the regional and world stage to showcase their strengths and benchmark against their peers.We hope that we continue to see numbers grow over the coming years as Indian universities adapt to the post-COVID world, and the opportunities it may present to attract and retain more regional students and academic staff as disruption to traditional talent flow continues.”
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