Chandigarh June 27, 2018

PU ranked no. 2 in US News Rankings 2018

Panjab University, Chandigarh has been ranked no. 2 in India among the top 1250 top Universities globally as per the US News Ranking 2018 and ranked no. 79 in Asia. Apart from this, Department of Physics, PU is ranked no. 1 in India and no. 187 globally.

The scores of PU are way ahead of other Indian Universities, getting 17% more than AMU, the next ranked university and 40% more than JNU. This is because

  • All academic output is given weightage. Books and Conferences are counted.
  • Research output of all sorts reported in high quality high impact journals is included.
  • Research reputation is counted rather than the amorphous category called ‘Reputation’.
  • ‘Teacher student ratio’ is ignored.
  • Seniority of faculty is given no value.
  • International collaborations are given value.

US NEWS RANKINGS JUNE 2018

Best Global Universities in India JUNE 2018: among the top 1250 top universities globally

usnews.com

INDIA RANK

GLOBAL RANK

NAME

GLOBAL SCORE

1

460

IISC

44.7

2

513

PANJAB UNIVERSITY

43.3

3

548

IIT BOMBAY

42.1

4

630

IIT DELHI

38.5

5

672

IIT MADRAS

36.9

6

698

IIT KGP

36

7

704

AMU

35.8

8

704

IIT K

35.8

9

710

IIT R

35.7

10

719

DU

35.4

11

768

BHU

33.6

12

790

AIIMS

32.7

13

840

JADAVPUR U

31

14

922

U O HYDERABAD

27.7

15

938

IIT G

27

16

966

JNU

26

17

1003

U OF CALCUTTA

24.8

18

1032

ANNA UNIVERSITY

23.9

19

1068

SPPU, PUNE

21.9

20

1104

VIT

20.5

US News has been ranking US Universities for 30 years. This is its 4th round of ranking global universities. It evaluated 1250 top global universities based on information collected by Clarivate Analytics.

Prof Arun Kumar Grover, PU Vice Chancellor has congratulated and expressed his satisfaction.

Prof. Navdeep Goyal, Chairperson, Department of Physics said that it is a matter of great pride for the University and the department which has been performing remarkable in different fields of research since its inception.