Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)-2020 Rankings

ARWU released Best Global Universities for the year 2020
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

Shanghai Ranking Consultancy is a fully independent organization dedicating to research on higher education intelligence and consultation. It has been the official publisher of the Academic Ranking of World Universities since 2009.


The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was first published in June 2003 by the Center for World-Class Universities (CWCU), Graduate School of Education (formerly the Institute of Higher Education) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and updated on an annual basis.


Since 2009 the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has been published and copyrighted by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. Shanghai Ranking Consultancy is a fully independent organization on higher education intelligence and not legally subordinated to any universities or government agencies.


Ranking Methodology:

ARWU uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Clarivate Analytics, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance of a university.


More than 1800 universities are actually ranked by ARWU every year and the best 1000 are published.


ARWU Field: ARWU studies quality of education and ranks in the fields of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Engineering / Technology and Computer Sciences, Life and Agriculture Sciences, Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy, Social Sciences and ranks the universities separately on each field.


Top 10 Universities in the World: 2020


Rank#1:: Harvard University, USA


Rank#2:: Stanford University, USA


Rank#3:: University of Cambridge, UK


Rank#4:: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA


Rank#5:: University of California, Berkeley, USA


Rank#6:: Princeton University, USA


Rank#7:: Columbia University, USA


Rank#8:: California Institute of Technology, USA


Rank#9:: University of Oxford, UK


Rank#10:: University of Chicago, USA


Indian Universities Listed in the Top 1000 World Universities: 2020


Rank#501-600:: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Rank#601-700:: Indian Institute of Technology Madras


Rank#601-700:: University of Calcutta


Rank#601-700:: University of Delhi


Rank#701-800:: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi


Rank#701-800:: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur


Rank#701-800:: Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi


Rank#801-900:: Aligarh Muslim University, UP


Rank#801-900:: Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore


Rank#801-900:: Anna University, Chennai


For more information on ranking procedure, other university rankings and additional details please follow the "ARWU Best Universities-2020" button below.

About Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was first published in June 2003 by the Center for World-Class Universities (CWCU), Graduate School of Education (formerly the Institute of Higher Education) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and updated on an annual basis. Since 2009 the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has been published and copyrighted by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. Shanghai Ranking Consultancy is a fully independent organization on higher education intelligence and not legally subordinated to any universities or government agencies.

Disclaimer: All the above data is gathered from the ARWU, all the logos and titles are belongs to ARWU, EngMorph does not own any part of the data published in this page and EngMorph is not responsible for the correctness of the information presented. For more information, visit the ARWU website.

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