Published: Fri, October 20, 2017
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Mumbai University rank drops in QS Asia University Rankings 2018

Mumbai University rank drops in QS Asia University Rankings 2018

This year's ranking was compiled by assessing universities across 10 different indicators, including academic and employer reputation, the proportion of PhD qualified academic staff, and the proportion of inbound and outbound exchange students at the university, the British ranking agency said on its website. The prestigious academic institution had come second to King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in the three previous editions of QS's regional university rankings.

IIT Madras (48), and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru (51). The institute was among the top 8% performers in QS Asia University Rankings. It is ranked number one in India, with an overall score of 75.7 out of 100.

All five of Malaysia's research universities continue to climb the rankings ladder with Universiti Malaya (UM) leading the pack. "This is a reflection of the excellent work being done by the faculty and students of the institute". Among these 10 parameters, employer reputation of IIT-B was the strongest at 21 globally.

In terms of worldwide students it scored 6.3 in global students, 10.9 in inbound exchange students and in outbound exchange students it scored 9.1.

Taiwan altogether has seven universities that made it into the THE rankings for engineering and technology, including National Tsing Hua University, which ranked in the 101-125 band, National Chiao Tung University, which ranked in the 176-200 band and NCKU, which ranked in the 251-300 band.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is Asia's top university, according to the QS in its Asia University.

In fact, UM is ranked 24th among Asian universities, rising a further three spots from 27th past year.

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