Top 10 Universities in the World and in India
Top 10 Universities in the World: –
Presently, there are more than 10,000 universities all over the world. Students choose the university according to their desired courses and the grads they got in their previous courses.
The list of world’s top five universities is as follows:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT):
It is a technical and research university, located in Cambridge Massachusetts, United States. The university was founded in 1861 for education and research in science and engineering. Presently, it offers the study of biology, management, linguistics and economics also. According to QR World University Ranking in 2016-2017, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the best university worldwide. The University provides admission on the basis of the SAT score, acceptance rate and GPA of the students. SAT originally stands for Scholastic Aptitude Test. MIT considers the students whose SAT score is at least 1480. In addition to it, the acceptance rate in MIT is 8% which means among 100 students, only 8 are selected for admission. MIT looks at students’ GPA also, GPA refers to Grade Point Average. It is a system that judges the performance of the students. The average GPA that MIT requires to admit a student is 4.13, the GPA system is followed all over the United States. If a student does not have such system in his/her country then he/she has to mention that the GPA system does not exist.
It is one of the top leading research universities located in Stanford, California, in Silicon Valley. The university was divided into seven schools regarding Business, Education, Law, Medicine, Humanities and Sciences, Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, and Medicine. Stanford University provides online learning also for the students worldwide. The online courses are taught by the faculty of the university. The university provides admission in three categories: Graduate, Undergraduate and Financial Aid. The admission requirements of the university are 4.8% acceptance rate, 1430-1590 range of SAT requirement, and the required GPA is 4.18.
It is one of the most popular universities worldwide. It was founded in 1636 and situated at Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States. Courses offered by Harvard University are Doctoral of Business Administration in Accounting and Management, Master of Education in Arts in Education, Master of Education in Education Policy and Management, Master of Education in Mind, Brain and Education, Doctor of Education, Master in Public Policy and many more. Admission requirements for Harvard University are 6% acceptance rate, 4.1 average GPA and 1540 average SAT score on the SAT scale of 1600.
California Institute of Technology (Caltech):
It is a private doctorate-granting university situated in Pasadena, California, in the United States. The university was established in 1891 by Amos G. Throop. California Institute of Technology comes in the list of top leading universities worldwide. Course offered by the university are Biology and Biological Engineering, The Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering and Applied Science, Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and others. Admission requirements of the university are 8.1% acceptance rate, and 1540-1600 range of SAT score. California Institute of Technology has not revealed the GPA data of its selected students.
University of Cambridge:
It is a public research university founded in 1209 and it is situated at Cambridge in England. The University of Cambridge is included in the top five universities all over the world. Courses offered by the university are Chemical Engineering, Archaeology, Architecture, Computer Science, Geography, Economics and many more. The University of Cambridge provides admission to those students who fulfil its academic and financial requirements as well.
Moreover, other leading universities are:
- The National University of Singapore
- California Institute of Technology
- University of Toronto
- University of Tokyo
- Columbia University of New York
- Nanyang Technological University
All these above-mentioned universities are out of India. Now let’s have a look at the list of top Indian Universities according to their ranking.
Top 10 Universities in India: –
- Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
- Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
- Indian Institute of Technology Madras
- University of Delhi
- Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
- VIT University
- Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
- Lovely Professional University
- Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
- Savitribai Phule Pune University
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