Tuesday, March 17, 2015

NUST listed among top 100 universities BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2015



National University of Science and Technology (NUST) Islamabad was published among the 100 best universities in the BRICS place and emerging Note 2015 from The Times Higher Education (THE).

LA, one of the leading magazine in the UK published the 2015 score of reputation in the world - the main list of the 100 most prestigious universities in the world, on the basis of the largest survey invitation only high-level scientists worldwide.

The list of the 100 best universities in the world, 100 Asian universities and 100 universities of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and the emerging markets.

NUST is presented the only Pakistani universities in the latest rankings.

Harvard University received the top spot on the list of the most prestigious universities in the world, while Japan leads Asia in the global reputation league, but the University of Tokyo still falls the top ten.

There are notable progress in the major universities in China - with Beijing and Tsinghua secure their highest ever position - but Hong Kong has lost ground.

University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom (2) and Oxford (3) press the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (4) and Stanford University (5) down.

List 2014-2015 Times Higher Education World University Ranking the best universities in the world. The magazine says that this is to assess the only international university performance tables on world-class universities in all its core functions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international orientation.

Best Universities rankings employ 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most complete and balanced comparisons are available, which are approved by students, researchers, academics, leaders, industry and governments.

Among the top 100 universities ranking, India, Iran, China and Saudi Arabia have them.

Where Pakistani universities stand out among the global institutions?
Phil Baty, editor of Times Higher Education notes, replied: "I can not see that several Pakistani universities as one of the best identified by our respondents, including the University of Karachi, Punjab University, Quaid Azam -I" said Phil Baty in an e-mail interview with Dawn.com.

"But none of them has enough nominations to make the prestigious top 100 group -. No more than about 0.5 percent of higher education institutions in the world"

The magazine is not the 100 best universities in this ranking release - because it entirely on how it is perceived and respected by 10,000 top scientists from around the world and holds data gaps universities very easily deep into the list.

Like most universities the perceived reputation of space, which the Pakistani universities do?
When asked whether the interaction would help with international universities and siging MoU Phil Baty said: "As long as the MoU document translated into concrete action - Partnerships and teacher exchanges and research authentic ideas - they should really help Pakistan to contribute not only international cooperation to do so. that scientists learn from each other and best practices around the world, what standards but also ensure that the important work of Pakistani universities by international specialists without understanding demand and better recognized. Too often, however MoU signed, and they sit in a workbook. Partnerships and truly global collaborations are very effective and good for all of higher education. "

As Pakistani universities to improve their ranking?
"This study is entirely based on a survey of leading academic experts opinions around the world name whose institutions are strongest in teaching and research. There is no way to know why these academic institutions are not sufficiently Pakistani appointment."

"However, most institutions are not included in the global ranking reputation are, also get bad grades for the international perspective in the main World University Rankings Times Higher Education, published in October (based on 13 performance criteria). This means that they are not enough students or international employees who have to put in collaboration with foreign universities enough, or through the publication of studies enough in English -. the world language "

"All of these factors can affect the reputation of a university, so it is likely that improved by enhancing their international perspectives Pakistani institutions not only through the exchange of best practices worldwide and relying on the world's reserve talent, they can also use the way they be provided by the academic community to improve the world, because they will be much better able to make the world their particular strengths. Finally, the only way to show improvements in the world-renowned rankings, ensure that researchers around the world recognize you as excellent teaching and research institution. "

As a college education is a serious matter, universities do a lot of work to improve and maintain their reputation and course work.

For the fifth consecutive year, the 2015 rankings showed an elite group of six American and British "super brands" that stands head and shoulders above the rest, led by Harvard University. University of Cambridge moves to second place this year (vs. 4), Oxford University took the third (to 5), while the Massachusetts Institute of Technology falls on the fourth (second) and Stanford University lasts 5 (3) , The University of California, Berkeley, clings to the 6th place.

Overall, the United States has continued to dominate with 26 of the 50 seats, and 43 of 100 (compared with 46 last year). According to the United States, the United Kingdom has the highest 100 representatives from 12 :, against ten last year and nine in 2013.

In the Asia-Pacific region, Australia has gained ground. Their leader, the University of Melbourne, host of the summit of the academic world in October 2015 arose from the usual 43 to 41. The University of Sydney and the Australian National University moved to the top of the band 61-70 51-60 group.

Number powerful of Asia is the University of Tokyo, slipping one place 12 in the world. But it was a poor overall result for Japan, such as Kyoto University has slipped out of the top 20, 19-27, and Osaka University coincided off the table.

The world ranking reputation among the rankings of the portfolio, the Times Higher Education was established as a respected provider of comparative data on the development of the global higher education.

They are based on a survey of the global invitation only based in partnership with Elsevier.

The survey attracted almost 70,000 responses from more than 150 countries in five innings year since the first survey in 2010. The results were 2015 from 10,507 answers published on the poll postgraduate who reported an average of 15 years to get to work in higher education.