Tribhuvan University has been ranked as the 801–1000th best University in the world by Times Higher Education magazine for 2021. The Times Higher Education is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.
Times Higher Education Ranking, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings are the most influential global rankings. Tribhuvan University has been included in the list for the third consecutive year. Every year Times Higher Education magazine ranks universities around the world using a methodology that evaluates Teaching, Research, Citations, Industry Income, and International Outlook.
Tribhuvan University has been able to climb the ladder of different academic criteria. To perform better and rank higher, it needs to remodel, update, and revisit the different courses and academic services provided by it.
Established in 1959 A.D, Tribhuvan University is the most popular and the first national institution of higher education in Nepal. Tribhuvan University is the 11th largest university in the world, in terms of the number of students enrolled. The Prime Minister of Nepal is the Chancellor of the University and the University is funded mostly by the government making it affordable in comparison to other academic institutions of the country.
According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, Oxford University of United Kingdom (UK) remains the best university in the world followed by the Stanford University of the States. The Tsinghua University of China becomes the best University in Asia followed by Peking University.