In India amongst the top 20 overall ranking, IIT-Bombay occupies the eighth position, followed by IISc-Bangalore at the 10th position, IIT-Madras achieving the 17th rank and IIT-Delhi at the 18th; while TU ranks the 36th position out of 75 higher learning institutions.
The Tezpur University stated that it has been ranked 146th amongst the 400 universities in BRICS countries, saying that it was an improvement over the previous year.
In an official release, the central university said, “TU (Tezpur University) now ranks 146th amongst the BRICS nations (out of 400 institutions), which comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.”
Another statement said, “Tezpur University is ranked 171-180th position in the 2018 rankings. The ranking was declared on October 15, 2018. In India, TU ranks at the 36th position out of 75 higher learning institutions.”
These rankings are for 2019 and are made by the British higher education marketing company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)
, and it has given a rise of 100 (from the 2018 edition) by increasing the number of universities in the ranking to 400.
According to the release, the methodology for BRICS was apparently based on eight indicators:
The sample size of the responses was over 1, 25,000 including both academic and employer responses. IIT- Globally, Tsinghua University of China tops the list. China has become the home to 113 of the 400 BRICS universities, while Russia has 101, Brazil 90, India 86 and South Africa with 13 complete the rest of the list.
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