Punjab University, Chandigarh is an esteemed educational institution which has been providing extensive educational opportunities to the students which were established back in 1882. Being one of the oldest Institutions of the country, Punjab University has constantly been a part of the world universities rankings. The quality speaks for Punjab University, Chandigarh to such an extent that surpassing all the premier educational institutions of the country, the university had emerged from the topmost position in the Times Higher Education World Rankings of 2014-15.
Recently, as per the rankings of the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), the University has attained a global rank of 807. This ranking was provided after considering as many as 18,000 universities worldwide for the ongoing year of 2018-2019.
PU Ranked 807th Globally
Approximately, the prestigious Punjab University is home to as many as 70 teaching as well as the research departments and has a number of 188 colleges affiliated to it. Punjab University holds recognition in terms of quality of faculty, courses as well as education worldwide.
Besides attaining a global rank of 807, the Punjab University holds a ranking among the 13 Indian Universities. PU has attained a rank of 620 in terms of the quality of the education being provided, 774th rank for the research output, 673th citiation rank, 811 and 566 rank as per the quality publication and alumni employment head respectively. Overall, the score of the university is 71.1.
CWUR Indicators For University Rankings
The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) makes use of several indicators while formulating the list of the universities globally. Mainly, 7 indicators and objectives are used to rank the universities whereas, no kind of survey or any kind of statistical or written data which has been submitted by the university is made use of. The quality of education provided is a major factor considered which is measured by the alumni of the universities who are recognized for their work and have been provided by the prizes, international awards as well as the medals and much more.
Apart from this, the university alumni who hold the positions of the CEOs, as well as the quality of the faculty which is possessed by the University which is measured by the quantum of the academics receiving the international major awards, is also considered.