DU ranked number one in India by the QS World University Rankings

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According to the QS World University Rankings for the year 2014-15 released on September 16th, Delhi University has been ranked number one in India in terms of ‘Employer Reputation’.

The QS World University Rankings consider many factors while compiling its annual list of world’s top universities. These factors include research quality, graduate employment, student-staff ratios, teaching standards and number of international students with major importance given to academic reputation. Around 800 universities around the world are rated by surveying the opinions of more than 60,000 academics about the merits of other academic institutions.

This year, the ranking of Delhi University based on ‘Employer Reputation’ has improved to the 122 making it 1st in India. On the basis of ‘Academic Reputation’, Delhi University has been ranked 196 which is also the highest rank achieved by an Indian university apart from some IITs. DU maintains its top position in India in the field of Social Science and Management with a rank of 166. DU’s worldwide rank in Arts and Humanities is 194 while it is 220 in the field of Natural Science.

Other than five IITs, Delhi University remains on the topmost position in India as per the released QS rankings of year 2014-15. In comparison with the previous year’s rankings, Delhi University has moved up by 20 ranks. Delhi University also remains on top in India apart from some IITs with a lead of 130 points from the University of Mumbai.

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