The University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been ranked high among the best Universities in the Country. The HANSA-WEEK research survey for the year 2016 has ranked UoH at fourth position. Maintaining its position at number four that it got in 2015, UoH ranks high in the top 75 Multidisciplinary Universities of the Country that include State, Central, Private and Deemed Universities.

UoH is ranked at the first position among the top multidisciplinary Universities in the South. University of Delhi, Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University are at number one, two and three respectively.

“We are pleased with the consistent rank in the top slot by different survey teams. Our faculty, students and staff are delighted over such status for the University”, said Prof. Appa Rao Podile, Vice-Chancellor, UoH. We have unique features that will further be strengthened to reach even greater heights, he added.

The WEEK_HANSA research Best Universities survey 2016 was conducted by collecting factual information from more than 500 leading Universities in India. 217 academic experts, across 20 cities were asked to nominate and rank top Universities. Nine qualitative in-depth interviews were done among these experts to validate the collected data and to provide the rationale for ranking. Various parameters including Age & Accreditation, infrastructure & other facilities, intellectual resource, research, student quality, alumni & industry exposure, and placements were used to calculate the factual score. The composite score has been arrived at by combining the perceptual and the factual scores to determine the final rank for each University.

The overall result of the survey has been published in the Week magazine issue dated May 29, 2016.