Hyderabad: The University of Hyderabad dropped one spot in the QS India rankings, 2020, released on Tuesday and now stands eighth. The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) and Osmania University (OU) both rose a spot in the rankings. IIT-H is now in the 15th position and OU at 33. IIT-Bombay tops the list, followed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, and IIT-Delhi.
Speaking to this newspaper, OU registrar Gopal Reddy attributed the achievement to improvement in research facilities with more centres.
“We have secured NAAC A+ grade and OU is also going ahead with automation in governance.”
UoH vice-chancellor, Prof Appa Rao Podile, said the rank reinforced the stature of the university as a premier institution for which it was awarded the Institution of Eminence status.
“It entails intensive work ahead to not only retain but improve our ranking.”...