Tezpur University, Assam ranks among world’s top 1000


For the second consecutive year, Tezpur University of Assam has ranked among the top 1000 universities in the world. This was announced by the The Times Higher Education (THE). THE is a leading provider of higher education data for the world’s research-led institutions.

THE has listed 1000 Universities in its Ranking 2018 and Tezpur University is placed among 601-800 range–as per the media release sent out. It was also informed that the University was placed in the same range last year as well. THE announced its World University Rankings 2018 on September 5 in London.


Apart from Tezpur University, IIT-Guwahati (also in the 601-800 range) is placed among the top 1000 from the North East region. 30 University/Institutions of India are placed in this year in the Top 1000 University/Institutions. The figure in 2017 was 31 Indian Universities/Institutions in the top 1000 in the world.

The top Universities other than IISc and IITs/NITs that featured in the World University Rankings 2018 in the range 601-800, are:

1. Tezpur University

2. Aligarh Muslim University

3. Benaras Hindu University

3. University of Delhi

4. Jadavpur University

5. Panjab University

6. Savitribai Phule Pune University

There are seven more Indian Universities that have found themselves ranked in the range of 801-1000.


THE uses 13 calibrated performance indicators. This is grouped into five areas of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook to determine the rankings.

The rankings has been subject to independent audit by professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Altogether 30 institutions of India are placed in this year’s top 1000 list, while in 2017 the figure was 31.

It is matter of pride for the country that India is a developing to become the hub of world-class education now.

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