Times Higher Education publishes World University Rankings 2018



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The University of Oxford has held on to the number one spot for the second year in a row, while the University of Cambridge has jumped from fourth to second place. According to Times Higher Education website, "Cambridge’s rise comes at the expense of the California Institute of Technology, which was number one between 2012 and 2016, number two last year, and now shares third position with Stanford".

None of the Universities of Nepal made to Top 1000+ Universities of the world. 

THE World University Rankings 2018: top 10

2018 rank2017 rankUniversity Country
11University of OxfordUnited Kingdom
24University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom
=32California Institute of TechnologyUnited States
=33Stanford UniversityUnited States
55Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUnited States
66Harvard UniversityUnited States
77Princeton UniversityUnited States
88Imperial College LondonUnited Kingdom
9=10University of ChicagoUnited States
=109ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ZurichSwitzerland
=1013University of PennsylvaniaUnited States

Performance of Universities of SAARC Countries in the ranking 

where as 42 Universities of India are included in Top 1001+ University. Among Indian Universities, Indian Institute of Science got a rank of 251-300 where as Indian Institute of Technology Bombay got a rank of 351-400. About 40 other universities of India secured their position in Top 1001+ universities of the world.

One University of Bangladesh, University of Dhaka secured its position in Top 1001+ Universities of the world, where as 10 Universities of Pakistan made in the list, Quaid-i-azam University,Pakistan securing its position within Top 500.

Browse the full list of universities in this year’s rankings here