Aligarh : The recently released rankings by UK based, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings (WUR) has placed Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) at a premium position in the Indian and global higher education landscape with the second rank among Indian universities in the ‘Engineering-Petroleum’ field and fourth ranks each in the disciplines of ‘Biological Sciences’ and ‘Pharmacy and Pharmacology’ among universities from across the country.
The mettle and strength of AMU as one of the best education centres is further confirmed with the fourth position among all Indian institutions and a ‘101-150’ global band in the ‘Engineering-Petroleum’ category. The university is ranked 11th in the ‘Pharmacy and Pharmacology’ institutions across the country, firmly securing a place in the 301-350 band among world institutions. The 12th rank in ‘Biological Sciences’ among all Indian institutions and a position in the 501-550 global band also places AMU in the top-notch.
“With the top positions in the QS Rankings, AMU has once again emerged as one of the foremost universities of national importance. The university fraternity is happy to see that AMU faculty members, students and researchers are steadily pushing aside the impediments caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to maintain AMU as a top-notch hub of knowledge and discovery in India”, said AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof Tariq Mansoor.
He added that the students attending the university are being trained to become the best next-generation scientists, engineers, teachers, and leaders.
“AMU has been ranked by QS on the basis of carefully calibrated performance indicators such as academic reputation, employer reputation, major global surveys of employers and academics, research citations per paper and H-index. These rankings provide analytics, and insight to the global higher education sector”, said Prof M Salim Beg (Chairman, Committee for Ranking of the University).