01-JUN-2019: India Today-MDRA survey: AMU departments and faculties among top notch
Aligarh, June 1: With several Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) departments and faculties squarely placed in the top notch of India universities, the country-wide competitive rankings framework, India Today-MDRA survey has again put AMU among the best Universities of the country in their 2019 rankings.
The faculty of law of AMU has been placed on the first rank in the list of government colleges with the best value for money and first in the list of government colleges with the least tuition fees and eighth among top 10 law colleges and universities.
The department of mass communication was placed second in the University/College with lowest tuition fees and it bagged 15 position in the top 35 best colleges and universities of the country.
Department of social work sits comfortably at the first rank in colleges with the lowest tuition fees, first among colleges offering highest salaries in on-campus placements and 11th among top 35 colleges of social work in India.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) has secured 18th rank among top 40 medical colleges, while Dr Z A Dental College (ZADC) is ranked 16th rank in top 40 dental colleges. ZADC has also got the first position among government dental colleges with lowest fees.
Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology (ZHCET) with the 16th rank in the 30 engineering colleges has also secured the second spot among government colleges with the best value for money and government colleges with the least tuition fees. The department of architecture of the college is on the 13th rank in 25 best architecture colleges.
Faculty of life sciences is on the 41st rank in the list of 120 colleges, while faculty of arts was ranked 44th in 119 best colleges of arts. Department of commerce has been placed 58th among 145 commerce colleges.
Speaking on rankings, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor said: "The emphasis of AMU is on innovation and research and with persistent efforts; various departments and faculties are in the top notch of Indian universities. The infrastructure in AMU has grown a lot and there is focus on mentoring."
"AMU will keep on marching ahead steadily, with unflinching resolve for the future of the nation," he added.
Thanking the University administration for support and encouragement, Prof M Salim Beg (Chairman, Committee for Ranking of the University) said AMU has proved its mettle and strength required to be in one of the foremost Indian universities.
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