The University of Mumbai also known as Mumbai University (MU) is one of the oldest Universities in India. It was established way back in 1857. It has done a tremendous effort in improving its ranking. For the first time in three years, it succeeded in gaining a place in the list of top 100 Universities published by NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework). It was ranked 81 with a total score of 40.03 in 2019 NIRF University ranking.
A total of 781 colleges are affiliated to this University. Some of the colleges affiliated to the University performed well in rankings published by Outlook India. Dwarkadas J.Sanghvi College Of Engineering(SVKM's) was ranked 31 by Outlook India and ranked 195 by NIRF.
As per QS World University ranking, it has maintained its position for three years and has been ranked #801-1000 by QS World University Ranking. It has been degraded by 7 positions in QS BRICS ranking and has been ranked 89 in 2019 whereas it was ranked 82 in 2018 and 68 in 2017. It was ranked 1001+ by THE (Times Higher Education) World University ranking.
The University of Mumbai has been ranked so low due to various factors such as a low number of citations and research, a low number of foreign students.
|NIRF||2019||81 out of 100|
|QS World University ranking||2020||801 -1000|
|QS BRICS ranking||2019||89|
|QS WUR by Subject ranking||2019||351-400|
|THE (Times Higher Education) World University Ranking||2020||1001+|
|Outlook India -ICARE (India University Rankings)||2019||74 out of 100|
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National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), launched on 29th September 2015 by the Ministry of HRD, is used to rank the Indian Institutions across the country. A core committee set up byMHRD which decides the parameters such as learning, teaching, and resources, etc. to frame a methodology to decide the ranking of Institutions. It releases rankings of Engineering Institutes, Universities, Colleges, Management Institutes, Architecture, Law, Pharmacy, and Medical.
The score obtained by the University of Mumbai in various Parameters:
Top 5 University as per NIRF ranking in 2019 are:
|1||Indian Institute of Science||82.28|
|2||Jawaharlal Nehru University||68.68|
|3||Banaras Hindu University||64.55|
|4||University of Hyderabad||61.85|
QS World University Ranking QS Quacquarelli Symonds is the world’s leading provider of analytics to the global higher education sector. QS World University ranking was started in 2004 and is helping students all over the world to compare Universities and Colleges. The main motive of QS is to motivate people around the world to take higher education. It gives various kinds of rankings such as QS Global MBA ranking, QS Graduate Employability ranking, QS University ranking by region, etc.
The University of Mumbai was ranked 89 in QS BRICS 2019 ranking and 351 in QS WUR Subject ranking 2020.
University of Mumbai QS World University ranking in recent years:
|Year||QS World University Rank||QS BRICS Rank|
Following table illustrates the score obtained by the University of Mumbai in different parameters:
|QS Parameters||Score out of 100|
|Faculty staff with PhD||37.4|
|Papers per Faculty||45.8|
|Citations per Paper||75.2|
Some of Indian Institutes and Universities which are holding better rank in QS World University ranking are: IISc is ranked 184, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is ranked 152, the University of Delhi is ranked 474 by QS World University Ranking.
THE (Times Higher Education) has been providing data of Universities since 2004. The ranking consists of more than 1250 institutions across 86 countries. It uses 13 performance indicators to compare Institutions and provide the best possible result.
It provides various kinds of ranking such as THE Asia University Rankings, THE Latin America University Rankings and THE Young University Rankings
The University of Mumbai was ranked 1001+ in the rank list published by THE World University Ranking 2020. It wasn’t able to make a place in 2019 THE World University Ranking.
Score gained in different parameters by University of Mumbai are:
Some of the Indian Universities which make the top to the list are:
It releases a list of top 100 Universities of India annually. The University of Mumbai was ranked 74 in the list published on 18th July 2019. IIT Bombay has been ranked 1st., IISC has been ranked 2nd, IIT Madras has been ranked 3rd.
The score obtained by the University of Mumbai in different parameters are:
Top 10 Universities and their score according to this list are:
|Name of University||Overall Score|
|University of Delhi||91.93|