QS Asia University Rankings 2021 Released

By Neha Kumari Updated On - Mar 22, 2021 06:48 PM

The National University of Singapore Ranks No.1 in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021 for the third consecutive year. Check the list of universities and ranking here: 

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released ‘The QS Asia University Rankings 2021’ listing the top 650 universities of Asia for higher education. Two universities of Singapore ranks in the top 10 list of The QS Asia University Rankings 2021. Once again, the National University of Singapore has been recognised as the best university in Asia for higher education. It is the third time in a row that the university has received the No.1 ranking in the same category. 

Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore ranks third and The Singapore Management University ranks 99 in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021. 

Although no Indian institution was listed in top 10 in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021, yet it managed to have 107 universities in the list of 650 participating universities.

The ranking of Singapore Universities indicates that it can be considered as one of the preferred choices for an Indian student to study in Asia, if not the home country. Singapore is already known to offer the best hostel and hospitality management courses in the world.

A lot of survey and analysis is done by the authority body before the list is prepared and published officially. Eleven key parameters are considered to rank the universities. It included the university performance, diversity of students, international collaborations, graduate employability, internationalization on-campus research quality, web presence etc.

Highlights of QS Asia University Rankings 2021 

Check the major highlights of QS Asia University Rankings 2021:

  • National University of Singapore ranks no. 1 in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021.

  • 107 Indian Institutes are ranked in the list of 650 universities in Asia.

  • No Indian Institute is in the top 10 ranks of Indian Institutes QS Asia University Rankings 2021.

  • Singapore has two universities listed in the top 10 universities of Asia.

  • 124 universities of Mainland China are listed in the  QS Asia University Rankings 2021, making it the country having the maximum number of institutes in the list. 

  •  Indian Institute of Technology Bombay tops among the Indian Institutes with 47 rank in the QS Asia University Rankings. 

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Top 10 Universities in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021 

Here is the list of top 10 universities in the  QS Asia University Rankings 2021 along witty their ranking:

     Institute           QS Asia University Ranking     
     National University of Singapore (NUS)      1
     Tsinghua University (China)      2
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) 3
The University of Hong Kong (China) 4
Zhejiang University (China) 5
Fudan University (China) 6
Peking University (China) 7
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong) 8
Universiti Malaya (Malaysia) 9
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) 10

Countries with Highest Number of Institutes in QS Asia University Ranking 2021 

The universities and institutes from across 18 countries of Asia was considered for QS Asia University Ranking. A total of 650 universities were ranked in the list and Singapore bagged the rank 1 in the list.

The other countries having the maximum number of universities in the QS Asia University Ranking 2021 is listed below:

Country  Number of Universities in the QS Asia University Ranking 2021 
China 124
India  107
Japan  105
South Korea 88
Taiwan  43
Pakistan  40
Malaysia  35
Indonesia  30 

Also Read: QS World University Rankings 2021

About QS Asia University Ranking

The QS Asia University Ranking is released by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British company that specialises in analysing the higher education institutes of the world. The list was compiled after proper scrutinisation and assessment of the institutes on various parameters.  

The QS University Ranking is one of the authentic sources that can be considered while enrolling for admission in one of the universities for higher education abroad. 

Every year, the QS also releases the World University Rankings for higher education institutes across the world. The QS World University Rankings 2021 was released in June 2021 and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was ranked as the best university of the world. 

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