The QS World University Ranking 2014, for the third consecutive year, is led by MIT. At number two is the University of Cambridge, followed by Imperial College, London, Harvard University and University of Oxford.
The controversial ‘percentile system’ that decides students' eligibility for admissions into the IITs is set to change with the Joint Admission Board of the premier technical institutions recommending ‘top 20 percentile or 75% marks in the state board examinations, whichever is lower,’ for a seat in the IITs.
The 2014 Hindustan Times-C fore Top Schools survey gave scores to each school across 18 parameters, from academic rigour to sports. Take a look at the list of schools that topped our rankings.
It was a mixed bag for Delhi University aspirants on the first day of admissions for the second cut-off list. While some colleges opened the gates for aspirants who missed the first list by a few percentage points, many had closed admissions for popular courses.
The standoff between the UGC and Delhi University (DU) over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) continued on Monday with most of the university's colleges deferring admissions. Delhi University's FYUP row: who failed the students?