University of Hyderabad ranked No 1 in India

Hyderabad, September 30: University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been ranked as the number one varsity in India on the basis of indicators like publication quality and also overall performance in the rankings given by a reputed agency.

“University of Hyderabad has been ranked as the number one university in the country based on multi-disciplinary bibliographic database on the basis of many indicators including publication quality, citation, impact and overall performance,” UoH vice-chancellor Seyed E Hasnain told reporters here tonight.

The UoH stands first among top 25 universities in the ranking given by SCOPUS, a not-for-profit international body, he said.

The ranking has been given by SCOPUS taking into consideration the papers published during 1999-2008, he said.

SCOPUS gives the ranking once in three years. The ranking is a recognition to the overall good performance of the UoH in various spheres. Delhi University is second in the list of 25 varsities, Hasnain said.

Highlighting various achievements of the UoH, he said the University has also got highest rank (A Grade, 97%) by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).