Chandigarh/New Delhi, October 12, 2022: Writing history for setting exemplary global standards in research, academic excellence and knowledge transfer, Himachal Pradesh-based Shoolini University has been ranked number 1 among private universities in India in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2023. The university is ranked 351-400 overall and 39th in the world in THE Rankings on Citations, an indicator of research quality .
Founded in 2009, Shoolini University, an innovative and research-oriented university, has become one of India’s leading multi-disciplinary universities and is featured in top rankings by various international and national ranking agencies.
Ranked in the 351-400 group globally in the World University Rankings with only the Indian Institute of Science ahead of it, Shoolini University is in the group with JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Bengaluru, a reputable university. Based on an elaborate and rigorous evaluation process, the World University Rankings is considered the largest and most reputable ranking in the world, which is a valuable resource for international students and universities by helping them to identify good applicants and higher education institutions.
Calling the achievement a national pride, Chancellor and Founder of Shoolini University, Dr PK Khosla said, “This ranking will allow us to be recognized as one of the best institutions of higher education and research in the world. . It is the collective result of our faculty’s tireless efforts to set new benchmarks in teaching and research. Driven by a multidisciplinary approach to education powered by state-of-the-art infrastructure, cutting-edge research, highly skilled faculty, unparalleled industry exposure, notable international collaborations, and an enviable placement record, we aim to be in the league of the top 200 global universities by 2026.”
While Shoolini University has come a long way in 13 years since its establishment as a pioneering internationally renowned research institute, it now stands out in various disciplines such as management, pharmaceutical sciences, agriculture, basic and applied sciences, computer science. , mass communication, engineering and law.
Welcoming the historic achievement, Professor Atul Khosla, Vice-Chancellor and Co-Founder of Shoolini University said, “With the world ranking 351-500 in the World University Rankings, and as the best private university in India and second best among all private and public institutions, we look forward to attracting the best minds to study , teach and research with us. This will open the doors to new opportunities for international and national partnerships with academia and industry.
As a decisive step in this direction, Shoolini University has entered into more than 250 collaborations with reputable international universities in South Korea, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Taiwan and the United States. These ties to leading global universities allow its students and faculty to stay at the forefront of cutting-edge technology through global exposure. Notably, more than 70% of the university’s research is in collaboration with international universities and 38.9% of its publications are in the top 10% of journals in the world.
Calling THE World University Rankings an exciting new chapter for Shoolini University, Pro Chancellor and Co-Founder Vishal Anand said, “We are an innovation-driven campus that sparks big ideas and inspires original thinking to set our students apart. We are driven by a vision to take education to the next level by redefining its paradigms and fueling the passion for excellence.
Known for its unique research and teaching models, Shoolini University has become a research leader in areas ranging from sustainability and renewable energy to biomolecules and artificial intelligence applications. THE Impact ranking, which measures the impact of institutions on achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, ranked Shoolini University second in the world for SDG 7 (clean energy) and sixth for SDG (water). own).
Commenting on Shoolini’s world ranking of 39 in THE 2023 World University Ranking citations, Ashish Khosla, President, Innovation and Technology, Shoolini University, said, “We have developed a thriving research and innovation ecosystem and have filed over 1,100 patents to date, which are among the highest in India. We are also among the few universities in India that actively mentor and encourage undergraduate students to undertake research and file for patents. The university also has a 100% placement record in several foundation courses and has secured over 3,000 internships for its students in top multinationals and major Indian companies.