Chandigarh University (CU) achieved a significant milestone and secured the first rank among India’s private universities in the latest edition of the coveted Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking released on June 28.
As per QS world university rankings 2014, in which 2963 institutions were evaluated, Chandigarh University – continuing its success streak – has secured an overall rank of 771-780, which is higher than its 801-1001 rank in the previous edition of the ranking released last year. The university’s overall score in this year’s ranking is 15.2.
As many as 45 Indian universities have featured in the 20th edition of the QS rankings and the all-India rank of Chandigarh University is 20 – among all public and private institutes. The university also stood at 233rd spot in Asia.
Remarkably, while CU is the second-best Indian university in the parameters of international students and international faculty, the varsity has been ranked 6th in India in employer reputation. The employer reputation indicator considers the important component of employability and the institution’s reputation amongst employers. CU is at the 16th spot in India in academic reputation and it stands at the 13th spot in India in faculty-student ratio, as per the QS ranking.
Notably, among the country’s private universities, Chandigarh University stands at the number one spot in employer reputation and has been ranked second in academic reputation. In sustainability, CU is ranked sixth.
Earlier this year, the university made a stellar debut in QS World University Subject Rankings in 2023 released earlier this year, in which it ranked 1st in India in the field of Hospitality Management, 11th in India in the field of Engineering and Technology, Computer Science and Information Systems, ranked 12th in the field of Mechanical Engineering, and 16th in India in the field of Business and Management Studies.
Notably, Chandigarh University also attained 27th rank in India’s top universities in the recently released NIRF Rankings 2023.
Last year, Chandigarh University became the Youngest University to feature in the Top 200 QS Asia University Rankings 2023.