The University of Hyderabad (UoH) has once again made it to the Top 100 fastest-rising stars of the higher education world founded less than 50 years ago in QS World rankings 2019. In the year 2018 also UoH featured in this category. First published in 2012, the QS Top 50 Under 50 allows some of the world’s top young universities to shine, rewarding those which have established themselves in the world rankings in a short space of time. For the first time, the ‘Next 100 Under 50’ – enumerating, in total, the world’s 150 leading institutions founded after 1967 have been published on June 20, 2018 on the site https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/top-50-under-50/2019.
Only Two institutions from India figure in the top 100 leading institutions founded after 1967. UoH is the only University to figure among the Top 100.
Indian Institute of Technology – Guwahati figures in the range 61-70
University of Hyderabad figures in range 91-100
Recently the QS World Rankings 2019 has ranked for the very first time the University of Hyderabad among the top 591-600 institutions in the World. In the 2019 edition, the UoH performed among the top 58% in the QS World University Rankings. With approximately 26,000 universities globally, the University of Hyderabad is one of the top 2.3% Universities in the World. (Released on June 6, 2018 at https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2019).
While reacting to these rankings Prof. Appa Rao Podile, Vice-Chancellor, UoH says, “It’s good to note that the University of Hyderabad has been recognised among the fastest growing leading 100 institutions in the World for the last two years. This has been possible largely due to the commitment and hard work of all faculty, staff, students and alumni. I congratulate all of them for this achievement.” “University will identify the areas where extra efforts are required to ensure that the growth is rapid and also consistent”, he added.
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 13 million papers and 67 million citations from more than 12 million papers, 125,000 survey responses from employers and academics and considered more than 4,800 universities before evaluating 1011 of them.