Jadavpur University tops QS rankings

QS Rankings: Jadavpur University tops among state run varsities

December 4, 2019

The Kolkata based Jadavpur University has topped the list of state-run universities in the country and secured the 11th spot among Indian higher educational institutes, according to the latest QS University rankings.

The QS University Rankings: Asia 2020, conducted among Asian higher educational institutes, was released on November 27.

“This was a proud moment as the QS ranking is one of the top global rankings of institutions of higher education. JU had always occupied higher positions in globally recognised rankings,” Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Prof Suranjan Das told media sources.

He said the university has ‘a strong interdisciplinary faculty’ in both arts and engineering, which encourages research work in different fields and ‘consistently topped’ the list of publications among state-run universities.

Another JU spokesperson said, “Our Asia QS ranking is 136, one rank higher than 2019 ranking, while we occupy the 11th spot among all Indian higher educational institutes.”

Source: PTI

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