QS ranks Jamia Millia among top 200 in Asia

JMI-Top200AsianUniversitiesQSRankings2018Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has been ranked at 200 by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings for Asia with an overall score of 29.5.

The ninth edition of “2018 QS World University Rankings: Asia” featured 400 institutions from 17 countries. According to the QS Ranking website, the scale of the ranking makes the exercise “the most extensive source of comparative, expert data about universities in Asia”.

Ten indicators that included, academic reputation, papers per faculty, citations per paper, staff with PhD, International faculty were employed to rank universities in the Asian region.

Prof Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia said that it is heartening to see that the university is consistently being positioned highly in international rankings. Recently, it was ranked among the top 1000 institutions worldwide in the coveted Times Higher Education (THE|) World University Ranking, 2018. This is an indicator of JMI’s growing international repute and standards.

“The international rankings reflect our efforts to improve key academic and teaching parameters. However, there is room for further improvement to ensure to better place internationally,” Prof Ahmad said adding that at the national level JMI was ranked at the 12th position among universities and 6th among Central universities in the country by MHRD's National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2017.

Prof Shafeeque Ahmed Ansari, Honorary Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), JMI said that under the leadership of Prof Ahmad, the university has been making efforts for sustenance, assurance and enhancement of the quality of teaching and research geared towards academic excellence. The ranking showed that JMI is moving in the right direction."

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