Top 5 UNIVERSITIES AS PER WORLD RANKING

 Top 5 Universities In India:

The universities that are ranked first 10 in the world are as:

1. University of Oxford: The University of Oxford is a collegiate research institute in Oxford, England. 
To become a member of this university, the students, staffs and the academic must be the part of the college. There are total 39 colleges which comes under the University of Oxford, which includes the RUEBEN COLLEGE, which has decided to give the admissions to students in 2021

The University also consists 6 Permanent Private Halls, which controls their own membership and has its own internal structures and activities.

Some of the Colleges which comes under this university are:

  1. All Souls College
  2. Harris Manchester
  3. Magdalen College
  4. St. Anne's College
  5. Somerville College
and many more!!!

Affiliations:

Oxford is the member of the Russell Group, whose research are led by British Universities, the G5, the International Alliance of Research Universities and the League of European Research Universities. 

It is also a core member of the Europaeum and forms part of the "golden triangle" of highly research intensive and elite English universities.



2. Stanford University: The Stanford University, also known as Leland Stanford Junior University, which is a private research institute in Stanford, California.

This campus occupies 8,180 acres, and is the largest in United States, which has over 17,000 students enrolled. The academic publications, ranked the Stanford University as the best University in the world.

This University was founded in 1885, by Leland and Jane Stanford, in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who died because of Typhoid Fever, the last year.

Leland Stanford, was the former Governor of California, whose fortune was made as a railroad tycoon.

The university admitted it's first students on October 1, 1891. 

Some companies which are closely associated with Stanford University are:

  • Hewlett Packard
  • Silicon Graphics
  • Sun Microsystem
  • Cisco
  • Yahoo


3.
Harvard University: Harvard University was founded in 1636 as Harvard College, and named after its first benefactor, the Puritan Clergyman, John Harvard

This University is the oldest and the most prestigious in the United States. This University is composed of ten academic faculties, and also includes the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Arts and Sciences. 

It offers study in  a wide variety of range of academic disciplines, for Undergraduates and graduates, mostly professionals. 

Harvard has three main campuses: the 209-acre (85 ha) Cambridge campus centered on Harvard Yard; an adjoining campus immediately across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical campus in Boston's Longwood Medical Area. 



4. California Institute of Technology-Caltech: The California Institute of Technology is also a Private Research University in Pasadena, California. The strength of this University lies in its science and engineering, whereas it is one among the Institutes of Technology in United States, which is primary devoted to the study of pure and applied sciences.

This institute was founded as a vocational school by Amos G. Throop, in 1891, as it started getting attracted by the great scientists such as George Ellery Hale and Robert Andrews Millikan in the early 20th century. 

The Institute got its current name in 1920, The California Institute of Technology.

There are about 76 Nobel Laureates from Caltech as per October 2020, which includes 40 Alumni and Faculty Members. 

They had won 41 prizes, with Linus Pauling, the only one with 2 unshared prizes. 4 Field medalists and 6 Turing awards have also been affiliated by Caltech.

There are 8 Crafoord  Laureates and 56 non-emeritus faculty members. 



5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): MIT University is a private land grant research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MIT has played a key role in the development of science as well as the modern technology, and was established in the year 1861. It adopted the European Polytechnic University Model. 

The University has influenced the learning of applied sciences and engineering as a part 0f laboratory. The urban campus of the Institute extends up to a mile, i.e. 1.6 km.

97 Nobel Laureates, 26 Turing awards and 8 Field Medalist have been affiliated from MIT as Alumni and Faculty members as of June 2021. About 41 Astronauts, 16 chief scientists, 80 Marshall Scholars, 50 MacArthur Fellows, 3 Mitchell Scholars and many more have been affiliated with MIT. 

MIT is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU).

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