03-MAR-2016: US News Education World Report has ranked Aligarh Muslim University as the second best Indian university in their in the overall Best Global Universities rankings. AMU has been placed after Punjab University, which is ranked as number one in the list.
Delhi University and Banaras Hindu University follow AMU in the list.
The rankings take into account the research performance of the universities as well as their ratings by members of the academic community around the world.
With these rankings, displayed on the US News Education's website, http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/india, the US News Education highly recommends international students to explore AMU and other top Indian universities for attending their higher education.
The list also has Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay; Indian Institute of Technology, Madras; Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in the top ten institutes of India.
The Aligarh Muslim University has also been awarded grade 'A' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which conducted an assessment exercise at the campus.