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Spring 3-31-2021


This paper highlights on a comparative study of various global ranking framework. To define the world university ranking it follows different methodologies and indicators. Here we have discussed various ranking such as Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), QS World University Ranking, Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE) and Webometrics Ranking. The ARWU ranking follows six indicators, QS world university ranking followed six indicators, THE world University ranking follows 13 indicators and webometrics ranking followed 4 indicators. This study found that Indian Institutions are also occupying ranks in a large number of global ranking. Webometrics Ranking took most of the Indian Institutes in its list (4381). IISc Bengaluru occupied 1st rank as an Indian institute in ARWU and THE world ranking whereas IIT Bombay occupied 1st position as an Indian institute in QS world ranking and Webometrics ranking.



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