Asia university rankings

Times Higher Education repository published a Asia University Rankings 2014 final week, formed on a same indicators that underpin a THE World University Rankings. India has progressed, with 10 institutions in a tip 100, compared with 3 final year. The initial place is taken by Panjab University, a alma mater of former PM Manmohan Singh (joint 32). It is followed by a Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (45) and a Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (55). Six of India’s member are IITs, though a list also includes Jadavpur University (joint 76), Aligarh Muslim University (80) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (90).

The Asia University Rankings use 13 apart opening indicators to inspect any university’s strengths opposite all a core missions: teaching, research, believe send and general outlook. All information are collected, analysed and accurate by information specialists Thomson Reuters.

Phil Baty, editor, Times Higher Education Rankings, says, “Many Asian institutions are creation clever swell in a World University Rankings, though a tellurian list stays dominated by North America and Western Europe – for now, during least. This new list offers us a clearer design of a Asian institutions staid to mountain a critical plea to a normal Western elite.”

The Asia University Rankings exhibit that China is severe Japan’s normal leverage in a region. Although a latter retains a crown, has Asia’s series one establishment (the University of Tokyo) and 20 universities in a tip 100, it has mislaid dual member from a list. China has gained ground, a sum rising from 15 in 2013 to 18 this year. In third place is South Korea with 14 institutions, followed by Taiwan with 13 (down from 17 final year). Hong Kong has 6 member in a rankings and all make a tip 50.

The University of Hong Kong binds on to third, followed by a Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (ninth) and a Chinese University of Hong Kong (12). City University of Hong Kong slips 3 places to 22, Hong Kong Polytechnic University is down dual spots to 35, though Hong Kong Baptist University moves adult 8 places to corner 42. Singapore has usually dual representatives, though both are rarely placed: a National University of Singapore retains second position, while Nanyang Technological University only misses out on a tip 10 (11rank). According to Baty, “We aim institutions for appearance formed on existent eccentric information that tell us they are already really strong. So, formed on repute information and citations data, we confirm who has a best possibility of competing on a universe theatre and entice them to take part.”

On either it is treacherous for students as so many opposite university rankings are being published, Baty elaborates, “The proliferation of rankings is good: it shows there is no singular ‘correct’ ranking — opposite rankings constraint opposite aspects of opening to varying degrees. The pivotal is to safeguard students know a methodologies and select rankings that best fit their needs.”

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