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Founding Chancellor Mr. Naveen Jindal speaks on occasion of JGU breaking into QS ASIA University Rankings


OP Jindal Global University (JGU) has broken into QS ASIA University Rankings 2019, an annual publication of university rankings that identifies the leading universities in the Asian continent. This is a huge achievement for the university, which in a short span of nine years, has been recognized as a world class educational institution. Having been ranked among the top 450 universities in Asia, it puts JGU in the top 3% of more than 13,000 universities in Asia. In QS Asia University Rankings 2019, 505 institutions were ranked, out of which 92 are new entrants. The ranking process is quite stringent. QS uses eleven indicators (Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, International Faculty, Faculty-Student Ratio, Staff with PhD, Citations per Paper, Papers per Faculty, International Research Network, International Faculty, International Students, Inbound Exchange Students, and Outbound Exchange Students) to compile the ranking, including a global survey of 83,877 academics and 42,862 recruiters to assess the reputation of universities. Over 13,000 universities in nearly 46 countries (and regions) in Asia are taken into consideration in the Asian Rankings. JGU’s performance in the QS Asia University Rankings is attributable to some of its core strengths, including (a) faculty-student ratio (rank is 191 in Asia on this parameter), (b) international faculty (rank 43 in Asia), (c) inbound exchange students (rank 168 in Asia) and (d) outbound exchange students (rank 81 in Asia). In faculty-student ratio, JGU's score of 7.9 is greater than the regional median value of 7.2 and very close to the Asia-wide mean score of 8.1. In the international faculty parameter, JGU's score of 17.9 (i.e. 18 international faculty members per 100 faculty members) is significantly higher than the Asia regional mean value of 8.9. Statistically, JGU sends more than 3 students on outbound exchange programmes per 100 students. On average, an Asian university sends 2 students for such programmes per 100 students. In these two parameters, JGU is one of the best-placed universities in the Asian region.