Top universities in the world: Times Higher Education World University which conducts “top universities in the world”  list is out . Top  universities in the world list  is  one the most widely read and respected rankings of universities across the world. It is also respected among the scholars and academics.
top universities in the world

Top universities in the world

The featured institutions on the list are well regarded across the world for offering world class programs and producing excellent research and development work. These schools have constantly supplied many eminent world leaders, noted noble laureates and top CEO’s of fortune 500 companies.

Top universities in the world list not only this helps those who wants to study out as it gives fair and unbiased result but it also pushes the participated Institutions to cross its boundaries. California Institute of Technology topped this year. Seven out of top 10 Institutions are of USA showing their dominance all over the world. 

India again is  missing in  Top 50  universities in the world list.  It is not even in top 200 best universities/Institutions of the world. Only five Universities/ Institutions made top 400  universities in the world list. These are:

  1. Punjab University
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi 
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur 
  4. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur  
  5. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee


[su_heading size=”22″ margin=”30″]Top Universities in the world list 1- 50[/su_heading]
World Rank Universtity/Institution Name Country
1 California Institute of Technology United States
2 Harvard University United States
3 University of Oxford United Kingdom
4 Stanford University United States
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
6 Princeton University United States
7 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
8 University of California, Berkeley United States
9 University of Chicago United States
10 Imperial College London United Kingdom
11 Yale University United States
12 University of California, Los Angeles United States
13 Columbia University United States
14 ETH Zürich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Switzerland
15 Johns Hopkins University United States
16 University of Pennsylvania United States
17 Duke University United States
18 University of Michigan United States
19 Cornell University United States
20 University of Toronto Canada
21 University College London United Kingdom
22 Northwestern University United States
23 The University of Tokyo Japan
24 Carnegie Mellon University United States
25 University of Washington United States
26 National University of Singapore Singapore
27 University of Texas at Austin United States
28 Georgia Institute of Technology United States
29 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign United States
30 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States
31 University of British Columbia Canada
32 London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom
33 University of California, Santa Barbara United States
34 University of Melbourne Australia
35 McGill University Canada
36 Karolinska Institute Sweden
37 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Switzerland
38 King’s College London United Kingdom
39 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
40 New York University United States
40 University of California, San Diego United States
42 Washington University in St Louis United States
43 The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
44 Seoul National University Republic of Korea
45 Peking University China
46 University of Minnesota United States
47 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States
48 Australian National University Australia
49 Pennsylvania State University United States
50 Tsinghua University China

[su_heading size=”22″ margin=”30″]Top Universities in the world list 51- 100[/su_heading]
World Rank Universtity/Institution Name Country
51 Boston University United States
52 Kyoto University Japan
53 Brown University United States
54 University of California, Davis United States
55 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany
56 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Republic of Korea
57 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong
58 University of Manchester United Kingdom
59 Ohio State University United States
60 Pohang University of Science and Technology Republic of Korea
61 KU Leuven Belgium
62 Purdue University United States
63 Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Germany
64 University of Queensland Australia Australia
65 Rice University United States
66 École Normale Supérieure France
67 Leiden University Netherlands
68 Universität Heidelberg Germany
69 Delft University of Technology Netherlands
70 University of Southern California United States
71 École Polytechnique France
72 University of Sydney Australia
73 Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands
74 Universität Basel Switzerland
75 Utrecht University Netherlands
76 Nanyang Technological University Singapore
77 Wageningen University and Research Center Netherlands
78 University of Pittsburgh United States
79 University of Bristol United Kingdom
80 Emory University United States
81 Durham University United Kingdom
82 Tufts University United States
83 University of Amsterdam Netherlands
83 Michigan State University United States
85 Ghent University Belgium
86 Freie Universität Berlin Germany
87 Technische Universität München Germany
88 Case Western Reserve University United States
89 Vanderbilt University United States
90 University of Notre Dame United States
91 Monash University Australia
92 McMaster University Canada
93 University of California, Irvine United States
94 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Germany
95 University of Rochester United States
96 Université Pierre et Marie Curie France
97 University of Colorado Boulder United States
98 University of Groningen Netherlands
99 Maastricht University Netherlands
100 University of Helsinki Finland