The 2024 Asia University Rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) is out and it features 148 Universities from India in the Asia overall list which has 856 Universities being listed in total. Notably, India featured 118 universities in 2023 and jumped to 148 universities to be featured in 2024.
The University of Hyderabad (UoH) is ranked at #228 in the Asia Region (in the Top 27% of the institutions) and at #44 in South Asia Region. At #48 regionally, the Staff with PhD indicator is the strongest one for the University of Hyderabad. It is placed at #25 in India.
Responding to these rankings Prof. B J Rao, Vice-Chancellor, says, “Though it’s good to see the University among the Top institutions in Asia, we have a lot to improve upon. I congratulate all UoH faculty, staff, students and alumni for this achievement”. “Our focus needs to be on improving in all parameters. We have to particularly work on our citation metrics, and this requires focus in quality publications, not quantity. More focus on internationalisation will also help us improve our rankings globally”, he added.
This year, QS Asia University Rankings can also be viewed in sub-regions which include Central Asia, Eastern Asia, South Eastern Asia, and Southern Asia. The 11 indicators used to compile the QS Asia University Rankings include- Academic reputation, Employer reputation, Faculty/ student ratio, International research network, Citations per paper and papers per faculty, Staff with a PhD, Proportion of international faculty, and proportion of international students and Proportion of inbound exchange students and proportion of outbound exchange students.
QS World University Rankings is a publication of University Rankings, published annually by the British company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).