The second edition of the QS India University Rankings features 107 Indian Universities and the Rankings are based on eight indicators; academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, staff with a PhD, papers per faculty, citations per paper, international faculty and international students.
In this year’s ranking, among the Central Universities, University of Delhi (7) and University of Hyderabad (8) are also placed in top 10.
Calcutta University (CU) has secured the 11th spot in topping among the state-run universities, followed by Jadavpur University (JU) at 12.
Congratulating the two institutes, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said it was a proud moment for the state.
“We have topped among the state universities, just a few notches below the central higher educational institutions, including IITs and IISC,” CU Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakrabarty Banerjee said on Tuesday.