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QS World University Rankings: Asia 2019

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(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with AsiaNet. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) LONDON, October 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ -- QS Quacquarelli Symondshas released therankings of Asia's 500 best universities. National University of Singapore takes back the leadership of the Asia ranking from Nanyang Technological University, and the University of Hong Kong moves three places to second. However, it is Mainland China's universities that have made the biggest impact with five in the top 20 - two more than last year - all improving their position. Japan is the second most represented country, followed by India and South Korea. QS University Rankings: Asia 2019 (Top 20) 2019 2018 Location 1 2 National University of Singapore SG 2 5 University of Hong Kong HK 3= 1 Nanyang Technological University SG 3= 6 Tsinghua University CN 5 9 Peking University CN 6 7 Fudan University CN 7 3 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HK 8 4 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology KR 9 10 The Chinese University of Hong Kong HK 10 11 Seoul National University KR 11 13 The University of Tokyo JP 12 16 Korea University KR 13 21 Zhejiang University CN 14 17 Kyoto University JP 15 18 Sungkyunkwan University KR 16 15 Osaka University JP 17 19 Yonsei University KR 18 14 Tokyo Institute of Technology JP 19= 24 Universiti Malaya MY 19= 22 Shanghai Jiao Tong University CN QS uses eleven indicators to compile the ranking, a global survey of 83,877 academics and 42,862 recruiters. INDICATOR Most represented No of top-100 universities Next most represented No of top-100 universities All in top-100* Academic Reputation CN 25 JP 14 Employer Reputation JP 15 KR 13 SG Faculty/Student Ratio JP 31 KR 20 Brunei, Staff with PhD IN 20 KR 17 Citations per Paper CN 42 KR 18 HK, SG Papers per Faculty CN 35 IN 26 International Research Network CN 35 JP 16 International Faculty Ratio CN 25 MY 18 Brunei, HK, Macau, SG International Student Ratio CN 17 MY 16 Brunei, HK, Macau, SG Inbound Exchange Students TW 22 KR 21 Outbound Exchange Students CN 33 KR 22 Brunei, HK, SG *All ranked universities in these locations feature in the top-100 in some indicators Ben Sowter, Research Director at QS says: "Mainland China's impressive investment in education and research is paying off, Japan's strength is confirmed and India's regional ambitions come across, The rankings also celebrates the competitive edge of education hubs with smaller populations and resources: Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea and Malaysia, shine this analysis." To view the complete rankings: PWR PWR

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