HKUST Retains Lead In QS University Rankings: Asia 2013

The QS University Rankings: Asia 2013 rankings was released this week by Quacquarelli Symonds.

AsianScientist (Jun. 14, 2013) – The fifth edition of the QS University Rankings Asia rankings, published annually ranking the top 300 universities in Asia, was released this week by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

For this report, indicators of academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty-to-student ratio, citations per faculty, proportion of international students and faculty, and inbound/outbound exchange, were drawn together to form the Asian table of universities.

For the third year in a row, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is the leader of the table, followed by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and the National University of Singapore (NUS), both of which are tied in second place.

South Korea’s Seoul National University is fourth on the table, while Peking University in fifth for the first time, followed by Tsinghua University in 14th place.

Japan’s The University of Tokyo and Kyoto University are ranked ninth and tenth respectively; Kyoto University is tied with Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University at tenth place.

India is represented in the top 50 by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (38), the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (39), and the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (49).

QS University Rankings: Asia 2013

The full listing can be found at: QS University Rankings: Asia 2013.


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