Record 31 Indian varsities in world university list topped by Oxford


India has improved its position in the global higher education sector, with a record 31 educational institutions making it to a new list of the world’s top varsities topped by the University of Oxford. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, is India’s top institution in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-17 list released on Wednesday (September 21), up nearly 50 places from last year. This year’s list, which includes 14 new entrants, is topped by the University of Oxford, the first UK university to achieve that ranking in the 12-year history of the table. Five-time topper…

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