Tezpur (Assam) , May 14 : The Tezpur University(TU) in Assam has achieved another prestigious milestone . Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018, , ranked Tezpur University (TU) 99th position.
In India, TU is ranked 4th in research category, just behind Indian Institute of Science (1st)Indian Institute of Technology Bombay(2nd) and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (3rd). Overall (In India) TU is ranked 8th and amongst the universities TU topped the ranking.
Indian Institute of Science, (13th), IIT Bombay (26th), IIT Kharagpur (45th), IIT Kanpur (49th), IIT Roorkee (56th), IIT Delhi (63rd), IIT Madras (70th) finds themselves in top 100. IIT Guwahati, another premier higher learning institute of Northeast India has been ranked 114th (9th in India).
The inclusion of TU in the THE Emerging Economies University Rankings means that TU is now part of one of the top 378 institutions in the 42 countries .
India remains the second most-represented nation with 42 institutions, up from 27 last year. China dominates the ranking: as it had 63 institutions represented, up from 52 in the previous year. Peking University leads the table, with Tsinghua University ranked at number two.
The ranking uses the same 13 rigorous performance indicators as the THE World University Rankings, examining each university’s strengths against all of its core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Vinod Kumar Jain congratulated the students, faculty and staff and appealed to them to continue with their hard work to scale greater heights in the coming years.