Panjab University has made its position high among the other IITs by carving a place for itself in 226- 250 rank list of The Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2012-13 announced in London. Other Indian Institutes like IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur as well IIT Roorkee have been placed in the 351 – 400 segment, which once represented India in the global academic rankings.
Although not in the top 200 but, India has five IITs in the top 400 ranking. The lesser known Panjab University has made its position in the top list among the other IITs. Panjab Universityhas scored well for citation impact thus indicating the fact that the research produced by the academics are widely used and valued by the academic community around the world.
Panjab University is India’s fourth oldest university and has produced well known scholars in the past. The rankings have been done on a vast spectrum of excellence wherein the university has proved itself well.