BAU first among BD universities
Published : Tuesday, 8 August, 2017 at 12:00 AM Count : 592
Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) ranks top among the Bangladeshi universities in Webometrics World Ranking where Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) ranks 2nd and Dhaka University (DU) 3rd. No other public or private university of Bangladesh is placed among the first 2000 universities in the world ranking. BAU, BUET & DU ranked 2061, 2134, 2275 respectively in global ranking.
In July publication of Webometrics, Chittagong University ranks 4th (world ranking 2757), Rajshahi University 5th (world ranking 2870), BRAC university 6th (world ranking 3010), Jahangirnagar University 7th (world ranking 3054), Independent University of Bangladesh 8th (world ranking 3343), North South University 9th (world ranking 3499), Shahjalal University of Science & Technology 10th (world ranking 3528) in position.
Top 3 universities in world ranking are Harvard University, Stanford University & Massachusetts Institute of Technology which all are located in United States of America.
Webometrics ranking by the Cybermetrics Lab (Spanish National Research Council,CSIC) is a ranking system for the world's universities based on a composite indicator that takes into account both the volume of web contents and visibility & impact of these web publications according to the number of external links (site citations).