The Academic Ranking of World Universities, alias Shanghai Ranking 2020 has given the Aligarh Muslim University fourth place among Indian universities in its recently published ranking of major world universities.
The university figures in the bracket of 801-900 ranking of all universities while among Indian institutions, it holds the eighth place on the list including Indian Institute of Science, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi and IIT Kharagpur.
AMU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor congratulated the faculty members and students for the achievement and for their unrelenting efforts to take the university to the zenith of success.
“The AMU fraternity deserves congratulations for its resolve to take the university ahead while steadily pushing aside impediments caused by the Covid19 pandemic over the last year. It is gratifying to see the university emerge as a top-notch centre of higher learning,” the vice-chancellor said.
Excellent news for the entire AMU fraternity- AMU finds a place for 1st time in Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU 2020) topmost universities’ list. It’s a testament to our continued progress on all fronts, recognised at national & international levels. Read👇 pic.twitter.com/AfXJlhtoAg— Tariq Mansoor (@ProfTariqManso1) March 30, 2021
Prof M Salim Beg, Chairman, AMU Ranking Committee said that the Shanghai Ranking 2020 has ranked AMU better than several top universities of the country and it figures in the list just after the University of Calcutta, University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University, which is a matter of satisfaction for the AMU fraternity.