The University of Hyderabad (UoH) is now among the top Institutions ranked by QS in Asia Rankings 2021. Of the 650 higher education institutions ranked in Asia, UoH is ranked at 142 and is within the top 22%. It is ranked eleventh among all Indian institutions. These rankings were released by QS on 25 November 2020.
The parameters on which the rankings were done include Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty Student Ratio, Staff with PhD, Citations per Paper, Papers per Faculty, International Research Network, International Faculty, International Students, Inbound Exchange Students and Outbound Exchange Students.
At 35 regionally, the Staff with PhD indicator is the strongest one for the University of Hyderabad followed by 67 for Papers per Faculty.
While responding to these rankings Prof. Appa Rao Podile, Vice-Chancellor, UoH says, “I am happy that the University of Hyderabad is doing well in the QS rankings released for the World, Top 150 under 50, and now Asian Rankings 2021. Though it’s good to see the University among the Top 150 in Asia, we have a lot to improve upon. With 106 new entrants into the Asia Rankings this year, the competition is going to be very tough for all of us. I congratulate all UoH faculty, staff, students and alumni for this achievement”. “Our focus needs to be on improving on all parameters to be among the best institutions globally”, he added.
QS World University Rankings is a publication of University Rankings, published annually by the British company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).