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DU ranked among top 10 universities in India

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New Delhi: University of Delhi has been ranked among the top ten varsities in the country by a global ranking company in its list released for 2018.

University of Delhi was ranked in the 481-491 band in the world rankings list making it the 8th top university in the country after the top-ranked IIT-Delhi. The data was released yesterday by Quacquarelli Symonds University World Rankings which is an annual publication of university ranking by a British company Quacquarelli Symonds specialised in education and study abroad.

The rankings are based on six performance indicators across four areas – research, teaching, employability and internationalisation. Karnataka’s Manipal University was ranked highest among private universities in the country. For the first time, Manipal University figured in 701-750 band, placing it at 13th position in the country.


The performance indicators are – academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio and international student ratio.

Vice Chancellor of Manipal University Vinod Bhat said, “Our focus now is to be sub-600 in the 2019 World Rankings. I am certain that we will get there.”