Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Times World University Rankings.

America's Harvard University tops the list followed by Yale University also from the US, while the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, UK were placed third and fourth respectively by the Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings.Over a third of the top 100 institutes are based in the US, even as nine Asian institutions have been included within the top 50, including three based in Hong Kong.Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Seoul National University are the two new entrants into the list this year.China has as many as five Universities in the top 200, with Peking University placed at 50 and Tsinghua University at 56.British universities have slipped down the world rankings, with Cambridge and Oxford losing ground to Harvard and Yale, while fewer British universities are in the top 200 list than last year.IIT Delhi and IIT Mumbai, which found a place among the elite institutions have been ranked 154 and 174 respectively.

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