Guru Nanak Dev University ranked among top 8.7% of world universities
Amritsar August 6: It is a well known fact that the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar is one of the top-ranking universities in the northern region of India as is evident from the fact that it has been accredited as the “University with A++ Grade (highest level as per modified criteria)” by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, “University with Potential for Excellence” & “Category-I University” by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. After having made its mark on the national arena, now Guru Nanak Dev University has been given its due pride of place by an international assessment agency of “Centre for World University Ranking (CWUR)”-a leading evaluation agency in the world of higher education, which has been engaged in grading the top-ranking universities worldwide on the basis of stringent objective parameters for the last seven years. It is a matter of great honour that the Guru Nanak Dev University has been placed at 7thposition among the public state universities of India and 48th position among all the prestigious institutions of India including the likes of IISc, IITs and central universities. It is also worth mentioning that Guru Nanak Dev University is now among the top 8.7% universities of the world.
The ranking list contains a total number of twenty thousand universities from all over the world, thereby making CWUR list the largest academic ranking of the global universities. These university rankings are rankings of the institutions in higher education on the basis of various parameters and yearly quantifiable characteristics. These rankings are a combination of seven objectives and robust indicators such as quality of education, major international awards, alumni employment, quality of faculty, the research output of high quality, influence and citations.
The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Jaspal Singh Sandhu said that this honour has been bestowed on the University in its Golden Jubilee Year of inception and this achievement could only be made possible because of the continuous efforts and commitment of the University to excel in all the fields viz., academics, research, sports and co-curricular activities. He further reiterated the commitment of the University to strive for higher excellence in various fields in the years to come.