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Top 100 Universities Rankings Worldwide 2012

Times Higher Education has declared Top 100 University rankings for the Worldwide university. Ranking is as given below. More details can be found on Times Higher Education Official Site. This list is reproduced here for your information and help.

2012 2011
Rank Rank          Name                  Country

1 1 California Institute of Technology United States

2 4 University of Oxford United Kingdom

2 2 Stanford University United States

4 2 Harvard University United States

5 7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States

6 5 Princeton University United States

7 6 University of Cambridge United Kingdom

8 8 Imperial College London United Kingdom

9 10 University of California, Berkeley United States

10 9 University of Chicago United States

11 11 Yale University United States

12 15 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Switzerland

13 13 University of California, Los Angeles United States

14 12 Columbia University United States

15 16 University of Pennsylvania United States

16 14 Johns Hopkins University United States

17 17 University College London United Kingdom

18 20 Cornell University United States

19 26 Northwestern University United States

20 18 University of Michigan United States

21 19 University of Toronto Canada

22 21 Carnegie Mellon University United States

23 22 Duke University United States

24 25 University of Washington United States

25 24 Georgia Institute of Technology United States

25 29 University of Texas at Austin United States

27 30 University of Tokyo Japan

28 37 University of Melbourne Australia

29 40 National University of Singapore Singapore

30 22 University of British Columbia Canada

31 27 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States

32 36 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom

33 31 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign United States

34 28 McGill University Canada

35 34 The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

35 35 University of California, Santa Barbara United States

37 38 Australian National University Australia

38 33 University of California, San Diego United States

39 47 London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom

40 46 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Switzerland

41 44 New York University United States

42 32 Karolinska Institute Sweden

42 43 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States

44 38 University of California, Davis United States

44 41 Washington University in St Louis United States

46 49 Peking University China

47 42 University of Minnesota United States

48 45 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany

49 48 University of Manchester United Kingdom

50 53 Pohang University of Science and Technology Korea, Republic Of

51 49 Brown University United States

52 71 Tsinghua University China

53 57 The Ohio State University United States

54 54 Boston University United States

54 52 Kyoto University Japan

56 55 University of Southern California United States

57 56 King's College London United Kingdom

58 67 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium

59 59 École Normale Supérieure France

59 124 Seoul National University Korea, Republic Of

61 51 Pennsylvania State University United States

62 63 École Polytechnique France

62 58 The University of Sydney Australia

64 79 Leiden University Netherlands

65 62 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong

65 74 The University of Queensland Australia Australia

67 68 Utrecht University Netherlands

68 94 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Korea, Republic Of

69 98 Purdue University United States

70 69 Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Germany

70 75 Wageningen University and Research Center Netherlands

72 157 Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands

72 64 University of Massachusetts United States

74 66 University of Bristol United Kingdom

75 72 Rice University United States

76 59 University of Pittsburgh United States

77 104 Delft University of Technology Netherlands

78 73 Universität Heidelberg Germany

79 75 Emory University United States

80 83 Durham University United Kingdom

81 84 Université Pierre et Marie Curie France

82 80 Lund University Sweden

83 92 University of Amsterdam Netherlands

84 104 University of Montreal Canada

85 173 The University of New South Wales Australia

86 169 Nanyang Technological University Singapore

87 77 Tufts University United States

88 65 McMaster University Canada

89 134 University of Groningen Netherlands

89 61 University of Zürich Switzerland

91 77 University of Colorado Boulder United States

92 Not ranked Université Paris-Sud France

93 106 Ghent University Belgium

94 96 Michigan State University United States

94 89 University of Notre Dame United States

96 86 University of California, Irvine United States

97 94 University of Maryland, College Park United States

98 97 University of Arizona United States

99 109 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Germany

99 117 Monash University Australia

99 81 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey United States

Source: Times Higher Education


Indian Engineering Institutes Rankings QS-ASIA Survey 2010

Top Indian Engineering Colleges/Universities as ranked by QS-Asia Survey in 2010.


1. IIT Bombay

2. IIT Delhi

3. IIT Kanpur

4. IIT Kharagpur

5. IIT Madras

6. IIT Roorkee

7. BITS,Pilani

8. IIT Guwahati

9. NIT Trichy

10. NIT,Warangal

11. Delhi Technological University, Delhi

12. NSIT Delhi

13. IT-BHU

14. IIIT,Hyderabad

15. NIT Surathkal

16. ISM Dhanbad

17. Thapar University Patiala

18. College of engineering,Anna University

19. PEC univesity of technology, Chandigarh

20. Jadavpur University,West Bengal

21. IIIT Allahabad

22. University of Petroleum and energy studies,Dehradun

23. BIT Mesra

24. NIT Calicut

25. NIT Allahabad

26. NIT Nagpur

27. NIT Kurukshetra

28. NIT Jaipur

29. Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of communication technology,Gandhinagar

30. SRM University Chennai and VIT Vellore


How To Chose The Right Distance Degree Program

How To Chose The Right Distance Degree Program

By: Shop On Sale

Specialists' reports and web articles often emphasize accreditation as the basis for a successful distance learning online degree. Recognized quality education and accreditation seem to be the one and the same given the possibility to transfer to other learning institutions and the chance to continue college studies on the basis of the diploma. The The legal context for distance learning online degree offers comes from national or regional accreditors. Associate degrees are the most numerous online and many students choose the flexible distance education because of the possibility to work and learn at the same time. Technical jobs, computer repair, accounting and health care, all depend on a form of associate degree.

In parallel with traditional education, a distance degree allows for higher flexibility. The studying pace is individual and there is no conditioning about the daily study frame. Raising a family or having a full time job would thus not be an inconvenience for your education. Not everyone qualifies for online degree programs. Good motivation, the ability to stick to the assignments and finish them before the deadline and the capacity to go through all the coursework are essential. Moreover, if you are not a native English speaker, you need perfect English fluency and proficient reading comprehension.

Do not enroll in a distance learning online degree program unless you are sure that the education will help you get a better job. If you want to apply for an associates degree in order to get a technical job you may have to inquire whether you wouldn't qualify with a certificate too. In comparison with an associates degree, a certificate is less expensive and easier to get. In some cases, on-the-job training will be enough qualification, therefore, it is pointless to spend thousands of dollars on distance learning online degree programs.

As we've pointed out before, we need to stress out the importance of accreditation. The diploma may be 'accredited' but by whom? The auditing is carried out by special companies which make the degrees credible on the market. Thus, it is advisable to choose institutions that have received the accreditation from regional boards or from the Distance Education Training Council. Sometimes, credits are not possible to transfer to other schools. Therefore, look into this matter seriously particularly if you intend to continue with college studies.

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44 Blacklisted Universities by Government of India

On 21 Jan 2010, Government of India has black listed following universities so take care and have detailed information before joining these universities:-

Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET) | Chennai

Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research | Chennai

BLDE University, Solapur Road | Bijapur

Chettinad Academy of Research & Education (CARE) Kancheepuram

DY Patil Medical College, Kolhapur | Maharashtra

Graphic Era University | Dehradun

Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya | Haridwar

Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE) of Gandhi Vidya Mandir | Sardarshahr

Jain University | Bangalore Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth | Pune

Janardan Rai Nagar, Udaipur |Rajasthan

Jaypee Institute of Information Tech| Noida

Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Virudhunagar | Tamil Nadu

Karpagam Academy of Higher Education | Coimbatore

Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences | Satara

Lingaya's Univ | Faridabad

Maharishi Markandeshwar Univ, Maullana | Ambala

Manav Rachna International University | Faridabad

Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education & Research Chennai

Mody Institute of Technology and Science, district Sikar | Rajasthan Dr MGR Educational & Research Institute | chennai

National Museum Institute of the History of Art, Conservation and Museology | New Delhi

Nava Nalanda Mahavihara | Nalanda

Nehru Gram Bharati Vishwavidyalaya | Allahabad

Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education | Kanyakumari

Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology (PMIST) | Thanjavur

Ponnaiyah Ramajayam Institute of Science and Technology | Thanjavur

Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) | Sriperumbudur

Santosh Univ | Ghaziabad

Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences | Chennai

Shobhit Institute of Information Tech| Meerut

Shri Devraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research | Kolar

Siksha "O'' Anusandhan, Khandagiri Square |Bhubaneswar

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth | Puducherry

Sri Siddharth Academy of Higher Education, Tumkur | Karnataka

St Peter's Institute of Higher Education & Research | Chennai

Sumandeep Vidyapeeth University, Piparia | Vadodara

Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology | Chennai

Vel's Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies | Chennai

Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology and Research | Guntur

Vinayaka Mission's Reearch Foundation | Salem, Tamil Nadu

Yenepoya University, University Road | Mangalore