BeyondHeadlines News Desk
New Delhi: Moscow based Round University Ranking(RUR) has ranked Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) at 5th and 6th position in Social Sciences and Humanities respectively in India in its latest ranking.
In world ranking the university has been placed at 417th and 469th position in the two streams respectively, taking into account teaching, research, international diversity and financial sustainability.
Prof. Najma Akhtar, VC, JMI appreciated the work put in by the teachers and researchers of the university for its improved performance and hoped that the university will enhance its position further in the coming years.
In last April, JMI was ranked at 631 position worldwide by RUR-2019 among 1100 universities globally assessed, improving its position from 747 last year.
At India level, the university was ranked at 11 position which was also an improvement from 16 last year.
RUR Ranking is designed to provide relevant information on global higher education to address stakeholder`s personal tasks: students, the academic community, university management, policy makers.
JMI has also shown significant improvement in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) India University Rankings 2020 released in October, which has ranked the university at 21 position, improving its ranking at 28 in 2019.