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NUS and NTU in Top 15 of QS World University Rankings
15 Sep 2015

NUS and NTU in Top 15 of QS World University Rankings


In a latest development the popular NUS and NTU in Top 15 of QS World University Rankings according to recent report by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings for 2015/2016. It was proudly reported by reputed Study Singapore Educational Consultancy that National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University are now among the top 15 in the world for the first time, with Quacquarelli Symonds’ modified methodology.

With immense improvement the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have been strongly raised to be among the top 15 varsities in the world for the first time.

After several good steps it was noted that NUS came in 12th for QS’ global university rankings, rising 10 places from the previous year. Their prosperous courses of Engineering and Technology, Natural Sciences and Social Science and Management faculty areas were best ranked among the global top 10. Moreover this eminent university also came in 9th globally in the Academic and Employers Reputation criteria.

In an amazing turn around the NTU jumped 26 places, from 39th to 13th in this year’s global university rankings. Their beneficial courses of Engineering and Technology faculties were also ranked 6th in the world this year, while Natural Sciences was in virtually 15th place.

According to Study Singapore both universities also surpassed League schools comprising Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania in the United States, which took the 15th and 18th places. While Massachusetts Institute of Technology professionally emerged top in this year’s global rankings, while reputed Harvard University came progressively in second. It is also reported that popular University of Cambridge and Stanford University were tied in the third place.

Moreover NUS and NTU retained the first and second spots among the top universities in Asia respectively. China’s Tsinghua University was reported to be third best Asian university, followed by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. As a result the chant for Study in Singapore concept has grown bigger way.

This year’s rankings adopted a modified methodology in measuring research impact for fairer evaluations for universities with a strong profile in areas with lower research activity, such as namely in arts, humanities and social sciences. These latest results sincerely reveal more diversity than ever in the distribution of world-class universities at the highest levels.




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