Aligarh: The Academic Ranking of World Universities, alias ShanghaiRanking 2020 has given the Aligarh Muslim University fourth place among Indian universities in its recently published ranking of major world universities. The AMU figures in the bracket of 801-900 ranking of all universities while among Indian institutions, it holds the eighth place on the matrix including Indian Institute of Science, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi and IIT Kharagpur.
AMU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor congratulated the faculty members and students for the achievement and for their unrelenting efforts to take the university to the zenith of success.
“The AMU fraternity deserves congratulations for its resolve to take the university ahead while steadily pushing aside impediments caused by the Covid19 pandemic over the last year. It is gratifying to see the university emerge as a top-notch centre of higher learning,” he added.
Prof M Salim Beg, Chairman, AMU Ranking Committee said that the SganghaiRanking 2020 has ranked AMU better than several top universities of the country and it figures in the list just after the University of Calcutta, University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University, which is a matter of satisfaction for the AMU fraternity.