PU has been ranked as the number 1 Science Institution of India. Punjab University stands on the first position in India ahead of all IITs. This was revealed by famous “Nature” journal through their recent post “India by the Numbers”. It is not the first time that Punjab University has brought laurels to our city Chandigarh. Last year also PU Chandigarh was adjourned as Number 1 university in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
PU was established in the year 1882 and is one of the oldest universities of India. Despite being so old, Punjab University has moved on with latest technology and research on campus to shine as India’s top rated university.Punjab University Chandigarh has scored rank 1 after beating IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur and even IIS Bangalore.
PU officials said the citation parameter which included 30% of total score might have done the trick for the institute this time as well. Citation impact score of some streams of PU was even better than many top institutes of the world in 2013 ranking. It had scored 96% in physical sciences, 89% in arts and humanities and 86% in engineering and technology in the 2013 rankings.
One of the oldest Universities in India. It is not the first time that Panjab University has brought laurels to our city Chandigarh. Last year also PU Chandigarh was adjourned as Number 1 university in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.