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MAHE - only private Indian University featured in QS World Rankings


Manipal Academy of Higher achieved another milestone, as it became the only private University in India to be featured in the QS World rankings in the areas of Medicine and Pharmacy. This is the third consecutive year that MAHE is the highest ranked private University in the country, speaking volumes about its commitment to excellence in and research, given the strict evaluation parameters for the rankings.

Manipal Academy of Higher (MAHE) became the only private University to be featured along with four Institutions in Medicine and Pharmacy viz. AIIMS (Delhi), Jamia Hamdard (New Delhi) & Banaras Hindu University (Uttar Pradesh). In medicine, MAHE ranks between 351 - 400 with an overall score of 58.9 and in Pharmacy, the ranking is between 201 - 250 with an overall score of 59.8.

"I am very thrilled that MAHE has bettered its position in QS world rankings in the areas of Medicine and Pharmacy. It is exhilarating to note that MAHE is one amongst the only four Indian institutions to be ranked and also being the top Private University in the country! I am confident that Team MAHE will endeavour to climb up the ranking list in future", said Dr Vinod Bhat, Vice-Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education on the occasion.

Qs ranking system has several performance indicators such as academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio and international student ratio. Four of the indicators are based on 'hard' data, and the remaining two, on major global surveys - one of academics and another of employers. This story is provided by NewsVoir.

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First Published: Fri, March 01 2019. 11:37 IST