Kathmandu, October 9, 2018: Tribhuwan University (TU) which is the oldest university of Nepal has been ranked among top 800 to 1000 universities in the world. The World University Rankings (WUR) was conducted by Times Higher Education, United Kingdom.
The WUR is the world’s largest university ranking agency which publishes the lists of top 10 and top 100 universities in the world. The ranking process is done on five major groups: teaching weight, research weight, citation influence, international outlook and industrial income.
Tirtha Raj Khaniya, TU Vice-Chancellor shared, “TU participated in the world university ranking programme organized by the WUR in Singapore from September 20 to 27 and applied for the ranking for the first time.”
He added, “The criteria for selection are so tough that many universities don’t even get through the selection process. We met the criteria. This is an achievement for us.”