Gandhinagar, 24 April 2023
Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel announced at the prize distribution ceremony at Rajkot’s Rajkumar College, which was built in 1870 only to educate dynasties, that today the government has done a great job of creating 103 universities providing world-class education in Gujarat .
The speech of the Chief Minister is not correct. Not a single university in Gujarat supported by the Gujarat government has ever been ranked 50th in India, not in the world.
What the Chief Minister is claiming is far from the truth. 10 years ago, Modi had invited administrators of 100 universities of the world to Vibrant in Gujarat. Even then the universities of Gujarat were made world class. But nothing happened. Today the government is misleading the people that the government has done a great job by making 103 world class education universities in Gujarat.
A total of 1300 universities in the world have been named in the QS World University Rankings 2022. Last year, QS released the list of top 1000 universities in the world. In which only 35 institutions from India got a place. 7 of these institutions have made it to this list of best universities in the world for the first time.
According to the QS Ranking 2022, MIT of America is at number one and Oxford University of UK at number two in the world’s top 10 universities. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), this year also MIT has been ranked as the best university in the world. This Cambridge, USA based university has scored 100 out of 100 marks.
America’s Stanford University fell down a notch. Which was the second best university in the world last year. Cambridge University was exactly like that.
Harvard University of USA was ranked fifth. The California Institute of Technology ranked 6th, followed by Britain’s Imperial College London at 7th. Switzerland-based Swiss Federal Institute of Technology has been ranked 8th. UK University UCL London got 9th place and USA’s University of Chicago got 10th place.
Gujarat in 2022
Gujarat is top in business, but nowhere in the country in business education.
Two Indian business schools in the list of top institutes in The Economist MBA Rankings 2022 Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad got the 75th position in the ranking. The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, has been ranked 99th in the list of top-100 universities in the world. IIM-Ahmedabad has been ranked 51st and ISB 44th in The Economist’s MBA Rankings 2021. In 2019, India’s premier management institute, IIM-Ahmedabad, was the only institute from India to make it to the list, ranked 75th. In which the Government of Gujarat has no stake. American business schools occupy 9 of the top 10 spots on this list. Harvard Business School topped the list, followed by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management at the second and third places, respectively.
India had 11 institutions among the top 100 universities in the world. In the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020, among the top 100 universities out of 533 universities in 47 countries, China had the highest number of 30 institutions. In which 56 institutions of India have got a place. India had 11 institutes in the top 100. According to the ranking, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has got the 16th position. IIT Kharagpur was ranked 32nd, IIT Delhi 38th and IIT Madras 63rd. But not a single one from Gujarat.
7 years ago
Gujarat’s universities were ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. Gujarat University was ranked 73rd in the country’s top 100 list.
Education research work in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, number of students, Ph.D. The names of 100 universities of the country were announced focusing on faculty, PG programmes, student work and publications.
10 years ago
In 2012, representatives of 100 universities from all over the world came to Gujarat for the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. Modi’s plan was to make Gujarat’s universities world class. But today Modi is completely failing. Hasmukh Adhia, Principal Secretary, Department of Education had said 10 years ago that representatives of 100 universities of the world would discuss the education system, various courses, modern concepts of education in a lively summit. It was considered to make Gujarat’s universities world-class.
Educational-technical upgradation, no research, insufficient expert faculty and administrative staff. Make syllabus as per demand, semester system has reduced academic activities, examination work has increased. Financial irregularities-irregularities, attachments, paper tearing,
Good people are not allowed to work. Losses from political dignitaries, increased political interference. Politicians do politics. The appointment of Senate-Syndicate members is political. Global academic research is not valued. The tension between the teachers leads to scandals in result. The government does not give enough money. Donors are no longer donating.
Gujarat University was ranked 60th in the list of top 100 institutes in India by NIRF. For the first time in the history of Gujarat a university
Apart from IIT-Gandhinagar, it had secured such a high position in the top 100 list of NIRF. Gujarat University is the largest university in the state with 4 lakh students enrolled in 326 colleges. There are more than 62 academic departments in the Gujarat University campus. The university has become the first university in the country to set up a research park on the campus. 4 lakh students in 326 colleges. The university has a state-of-the-art startup support system, three nationally funded incubators at GUSEC, two finishing schools, on-campus BSL-2 facility and an upcoming sports city named after Sardar Patel. Facilities for over 17 Olympic-standard sports.
Known for IIMs and IITs, not a single Indian university has made it to the top 100 universities in the world. Educational institutions from 21 countries were included in the world reputation ranking list announced by Times Higher Education magazine. However, India’s highest ranked Indian Institute of Science did not find an entry in this list.
America’s Harvard University has got first, Cambridge University (UK) second and Oxford University third. 8 of the top 10 and 43 of the top 100 universities were from the US. The UK was second with 12 universities among the 100 universities. Germany ranks third with 6 universities.
Which is the top Harvard University in the world?
America’s oldest, largest and world’s leading university. The university is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, near Boston and on the banks of the Charles River. It was originally established as Harvard College on October 10, 1636, by a resolution of the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Initially the name of this place was Newtown, which was changed to Cambridge. I. S. In 1780 it was converted into Harvard University. Harvard University is named after John Harvard, the first donor to Harvard College. John Harvard E.S. Before he died in 1638, he donated half his estate and 400 books to Harvard College. The university is managed by an independent corporation. It consisted of a president, a treasurer and five fellows. After this, a board of 30 members was formed for the appointment of office bearers. I. S. Till 1865 these 30 members were appointed by the state government; But then these 30 members are appointed by the alumni. The university has various institutions, some in Cambridge, some in Boston, and some in other parts of the state of Massachusetts, and some in Colorado, Cuba, and South Africa. The university is completely autonomous financially and academically, not dependent on the state. The university is situated in an area of 4,938 acres.
Today the university has 2,497 non-medical faculties and 10,674 medical faculties. 6,715 at the graduation level in the academic year 2006-07; 12,424 of graduate level and professional courses; A total of 20,042 students were studying with 975 extension students.
The emblem of the university is the motto Veritas which is a Latin word. It means truth. The University library has 15.5 lakh volumes. In 2006–07, the university had revenues of $30 billion and expenditures of $30 billion. As of 2006, the university’s endowment was $292 billion.
The number of living alumni of the university is 2,70,000. 43 of the university’s former and living faculty have been awarded the Nobel Prize.
World Scholars Hub List of Top 100 Universities in the World – 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Stanford University, USA
Harvard University, United States
Cambridge University, UK
Caltech, United States
Oxford University, UK
University College London, UK
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Imperial College London, UK
University of Chicago, United States
Princeton University, United States
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Nanyang Technological University of Singapore
Yale University, United States
Cornell University, United States
Johns Hopkins University, United States
University of Pennsylvania, USA
University of Edinburgh, UK
Columbia University, United States
King’s College London, UK
Australian National University, Australia
University of Michigan, USA
Tsinghua University, China
Duke University, United States
Northwestern University, United States
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
University of California, Berkeley, USA
University of Manchester, UK
McGill University, Canada
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
University of Toronto, Canada
Ecole Normale Superior de Paris, France
University of Tokyo, Japan
Seoul National University, South Korea
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China
Kyoto University, JaPaan
London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Peking University, China
University of California, San Diego, USA
University of Bristol, UK
University of Melbourne, Australia
Fudan University of China
Hong Kong Wong Chinese University, Hong Kong, China
University of British Columbia, Canada
University of Sydney, Australia
New York University, USA
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
University of New South Wales, Australia
Brown University, USA
University of Queensland, Australia
University of Warwick, UK
University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA
Ecole Polytechnique, France
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Carnegie Mellon University, United States
University of Washington, USA
Technical University of Munich, Germany
Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Osaka University, Japan
University of Glasgow, UK
Monash University, Australia
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
University of Texas at Austin, USA
University of Munich, Germany
National Taiwan University, Taiwan, China
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Heidelberg University, Germany
Lund University, Sweden
Durham University, UK
Tohoku University, Japan
University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
University of St Andrews, UK
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
University of Zurich, Switzerland
University of Auckland, New Zealand
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea
University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
University of California, Davis, USA
University of Southampton, UK
Ohio State University, United States
Boston University, United States
Rice University, United States
University of Helsinki, Finland
Purdue University, United States
University of Leeds, United Kingdom
University of Alberta, Canada
Pennsylvania State University, United States
University of Geneva, Switzerland
Royal Swedish Institute of Technology, Sweden
Uppsala University, Sweden
Korea University, South Korea
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
University of Science and Technology of China (USCT).