QS Quacquarelli Symonds, an analyst of global higher education has released the QS World University Ranking 2021 report on 10th of June. It is the world’s most referred and most covered source of comparative information about university performance of the world. QS has designed its rankings which evaluates the performance of the university according to what it believes to be main purpose of it. They are teaching, nurturing, research, employability, and internationalisation. Here are its highlights of QS World University Ranking 2021
Highlights of the QS World University Ranking 2021 report
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology has maintained its position being the world’s best university for ninth consecutive year.
- The top 3 universities again remain from the USA. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at 1st position, Stanford University at 2nd position, and Harvard University at 3rd position.
- The top university of united kingdom falls to 5th position and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) of USA gains 4th position in the QS world university ranking 2021.
- Continental Europe’s best university, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and the University of Cambridge of united kingdom maintains their position 6th and 7th.
- The top university of Asia is the National University of Singapore standing at 11th position.
- The Tsinghua University of China receives a new all-time high position of 15th.
- Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) raised to 100th position and becomes the 1st university of Mexico which has reached the position in the top 100 universities of the world.
- Moscow State University of Russia and Universiti Malaya of Malaysia continues to raise their position at 74th and 59th which reaches a new high record.