IISc Bangalore becomes first Indian university to be among world's top 10: Times Higher Education Ranking 2017
IISc (Indian Institute of Science) Bangalore has been ranked eighth in the Times Higher Education or THE Rankings for the year 2017, making it a proud moment for the Indian education sector. This is for the first time, an Indian university has featured (विशेष रुप से प्रदर्शित) in the list of top 10 universities of the world. The list of 'Best Small Universities in the World 2017' was released on Tuesday. Small universities are those with fewer than 5,000 students. Having a student population of less than 3,000, CalTech of the United States of America and South Korea's Pohang University of Science and Technology have secured the first and third rank respectively. The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences ranks ninth in the list. According to an Indian Express report, however, besides IISc, no other Indian university has managed(प्रबंधित) to grab any position under the top 20 ranking. Last year, there were two institutions in the top 20, though none were in top 10. In the 2017 rankings, universities of France and Italian have taken three places in the top 10. Last year, in the 'BRICS and Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017' report, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) had entered the top 15 universities for the first time. India was ranked second in a list of 300 top universities in emerging economies(उभरती अर्थव्यवस्थाएं) , "making great strides(प्रगति)" in the compilation(संकलन) topped by China.
Definitions of compilation संकलन
the action or process of producing something, especially a list, book, or report, by assembling information collected from other sources.
great care has been taken in the compilation of this guidebook
a thing, especially a book, record, or broadcast program, that is put together by assembling previously separate items.
there are thirty-three stories in this compilation
synonyms: collection, selection, anthology, treasury, compendium, album, corpus, mixtape, potpourri