GNDU amongst top 9 percent of World Universities
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
After having made its mark on the national arena, 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 world-wide on the basis of stringent objective parameters since 2012.
It is a matter of great honour that the Guru Nanak Dev University has been placed amongst top 9% universities of the world. It is also worth mentioning that Guru Nanak Dev University is now among the top 10 state public universities of India. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad is the top ranking institute from India followed by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. 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 for 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, alumni employment, quality of faculty, research performance including research output, high-quality publications, influence, citations, etc.
It is pertinent to mention here that Guru Nanak Dev University 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 (NAAC), University with Potential for Excellence” & “Category-I University” by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
The Vice-Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Jaspal Singh Sandhu attributed this achievement to continuous hardwork and commitment of the University faculty and staff. He assured all possible encouragement and support for continuation of this good work. The Vice-Chancellor reiterated the resolve of the University to achieve newer heights in various fields in the times to come, as well.