Times World University Rankings 2022 has been announced. In the overall category, UK’s University of Oxford has topped the list, while California Institute of Technology, Harvard University and Stanford University stand at second, third and fourth positions, respectively.
Among Indian Universities, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru, at 301-350 position, is the only Indian institute in the top 350, followed by IIT Ropar, JS Academy of Higher Education and Research, IIT Indore, Allagappa University and Thapar University.
While IISC Bangalore has been placed at 301-350, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar has been placed in the 351-400 bracket. As beyond 200, THE World University Rankings does not assign individual ranks but places institutions in brackets instead.
Even in the year 2021, among India varsities, the highest rank is occupied by IISc yet again, however, IIT-Delhi, Bombay, Madras are top-rankers in the Indian ranking index were not there in the top slots. This could be because the top seven IITs including Mumbai, Delhi, Kanpur, Guwahati, Madras, Roorkee, and Kharagpur had boycotted THE Ranking last year.
Ten Indian universities, including Banaras Hindu University, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi Technology University (DTU), Jamia Millia Islamia and Panjab University have been placed in the 601-800 ranks. University of Delhi has been ranked on the 801-1,000 bracket.
Times Higher Education’s (THE) latest annual subject rankings include more than 1,600 universities from 99 countries and territories ranked across five areas — Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer).
This year’s ranking, as per official data, analysed more than 108 million citations across over 14.4 million research publications and included survey responses from almost 22,000 scholars globally.
About Times World University Rankings 2022:
THE World University Rankings provide the definitive list of the world’s best universities, with an emphasis on the research mission. It is the only global university league table to judge research-intensive universities across all of their core missions – teaching, research and impact. Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Times Higher Education magazine.