JMI moves up in global THE ranking

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Prof Najma Akhtar
Prof Najma Akhtar


New Delhi

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University is among the academic institutions from India that have improved their position in the London-based Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings - 2023 released on Wednesday by the agency.

Globally, JMI moved to the 501-600 ranking band this year from 601- 800 last year. JMI is at 6th rank in India amongst all institutions ranked by the coveted THE- 2023 while last year the university was in 7th position. 

JMI Vice Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar expressed her happiness over the consistent improvement of the university in national and international rankings. She said, “This performance reflects JMI’s growing international presence and outreach besides its impetus on high-quality research, publications, and teaching.

“She hoped that the university would improve its performance and that would increase its ranking further in the coming years.” 

The Vice-Chancellor thanked all colleagues and staff for the achievement exhorting them to continue their endeavours towards improving the rankings further in coming years.

As per THE website, a total of 1799 institutions across 104 countries and regions were assessed for THE- 2023 making it the largest and most diverse university rankings to date. The table is based on 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across four areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook. 

Earlier in July, JMI secured 3rd rank among all the Indian universities in the Ministry of Education’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)-2022 Rankings. JMI significantly improved its position from 6th last year in the NIRF.

In September, JMI was ranked at 186th position in the QS Asia University Rankings-2022 released by the London-based QS University Rankings Agency, improving its position from 203 last year. Coveted QS Asia University Rankings - 2022, the biggest so far has featured 687 top Asian universities.

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JMI also figured amongst the top 500 universities in the world in the RUR World University Rankings-2022 released by Clarivate Analytics, Moscow in September this year.