According to the QS India University Rankings 2020, the University of Hyderabad (UoH) ranks among the top ten universities in India. The university attains this position for the second consecutive year.
The top position is secured by IIT-Bombay, followed by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru and IIT-Delhi.
UoH got the eighth position out of the 100 institutions ranked in India for the year 2020.
VC Prof Appa Rao Podile said “It entails intensive work ahead to not only retain but improve our ranking, with a climb across all parameters. This will help us to better serve the nation’s public through high-quality education and research.”
The QS Rankings leveraged eight indicators to determine the institutions’ rankings — academic reputation (30%), employer reputation (20%), faculty-student ratio (20 %), the proportion of staff with a PhD (10 per cent), papers per faculty from Scopus database (10%), citations per paper from Scopus database (5%), the proportion of international students (2.5%).