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JNU Tops QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024: A Landmark Achievement for India

In a momentous achievement, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has secured the top position in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024, reaffirming its status as India’s premier academic institution. This remarkable feat not only underscores JNU’s commitment to academic excellence but also reflects India’s growing prominence in the global education landscape.

Gratitude to Stakeholders and Epistemic Community

Professor Santishree D Pandit, Vice-Chancellor of JNU, expressed heartfelt gratitude to all stakeholders and the entire epistemic community for their unwavering support and invaluable contributions. Their collective efforts have propelled JNU to the forefront of academic achievement, instilling pride in the nation.

India’s Advancement in Research Prowess

This year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject highlight India’s significant progress, characterized by a 20 per cent increase in the Citations per Paper indicator. This underscores the nation’s robust research capabilities and its growing influence in global academia. Moreover, there has been a commendable 16 per cent expansion in the International Research Network indicator, reflecting the volume and diversity of research partnerships within India.

Regional Recognition and Global Standing

India’s performance in the QS World University Rankings is a testament to its rising stature in the international education community. With the fifth position regionally for the number of entries within the top 200 and sixth for entries within the top 100, India continues to consolidate its position as a knowledge powerhouse on the global stage.

JNU’s Commitment to Excellence

Professor Santishree D Pandit emphasized JNU’s core values of excellence with equality, entrepreneurship with equity, inclusion with innovation, and integrity with intelligence. This holistic approach to education not only fosters academic brilliance but also nurtures a culture of social responsibility and ethical leadership, further solidifying JNU’s reputation as a beacon of learning and enlightenment.

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