Top Spots! Dominating the 2023 University Rankings

Imagine a blockbuster movie but in the academic world! Shoolini University rocked the stage with some mind-blowing rankings announced in 2023. As the final applause echoes, Shoolini University’s journey becomes a story of dedication, brilliance, and a pursuit of excellence. 

The academic institution has once again claimed top positions across global rankings. As the curtains rise on this riveting saga, let’s explore the top rankings that positioned us on the worldwide map. 

1. Scimago Global Rankings 2023 

Shoolini University kicked off the year on a stellar note. The first rankings that arrived this year were SCImago Institutions Rankings. Shoolini was ranked No.1 in the country in Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy and third in Environmental Science and Mechanical Engineering in the Scimago Global Rankings 2023. 

The university also secured the 7th rank in research across the country, significantly improving its previous position of 21. 

In addition, the university was ranked 12th in Engineering, 15th in Energy, 39th in Plant Science, 41st in Food Science, 61st in Agriculture and Biological Science, and 69th in Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Pharmaceutics. Moreover, the university has a global ranking of 1561 out of 4533 top higher educational institutions worldwide. 

2. THE University Impact Rankings 2023 

Shoolini University became the Top 200 global university for the second consecutive year in THE University Impact Rankings 2023. The university also grabbed the top spot in India for Climate Change under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), concluding its commitment to sustainability and impactful research. 

3. Hattrick in NIRF Rankings 2023 

Retaining its position among the top 100 universities in India in NIRF Rankings for the third consecutive year drew widespread appreciation. 

The consistent Top 100 ranking is attributed to the university’s efforts in providing world-class education and research. The subject rankings are: 

  • 41st in Pharmacy 
  • 101-125 in Management 
  • 101-150 in Engineering 
  • 101-150 Overall 

4. THE Asia Rankings 2023 

In the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Rankings 2023, Shoolini University secured the 77th position across Asia and became the third-best university in India (Overall). It secured the top spot in India for International Outlook, highlighting its global perspective and commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic environment. Shoolini was also recognised as the second-best institution in India and the 15th best in Asia for Citations per Paper. 

5. QS World University Rankings 2024 

Shoolini University achieved the No.1 position among private universities in India in the QS World University Rankings 2024. The rankings, considered global gold standards, are the crescendo of the university’s sustained dedication to enhancing education standards. 

6. THE Young University Rankings 2023 

As the audience cheers, Shoolini University secured the No.2 position among private universities in India in THE Young University Rankings 2023. The consistent global recognition underscores the institution’s dedication to excellence in teaching, research, and an international outlook. 

7. THE World University Rankings 2024 

Shoolini University claimed the No.1 position among private universities in India in THE World University Rankings 2024. It also got the No.1 position in Research Quality and International Outlook. Additionally, it secured 100 marks in one of the sub-parameters of Research Strength. 

8. Times Higher Education (THE) Subject Rankings 2024 

Shoolini University stole the show as the No.1 Private University in India for Engineering, Physical Sciences, and Life Sciences in THE Subject Rankings 2024. The global recognition in the 301-400 band for Physical Sciences and Life Sciences is the climax of the university’s commitment to academic brilliance. 

9. QS World University Rankings, Asia 2024 

Shoolini University commands the spotlight for the third consecutive year, being crowned India’s No.1 University and Asia’s No. 5 University in Citations per Paper. With a dramatic climb of 38 places to the 213th position globally, the university’s dedication to cutting-edge research takes centre stage. 

10. QS World Universities Sustainability Rankings 2024 

Shoolini University, nestled among the mountains, emerges as the sustainability maestro, claiming the top spot among private universities in the northern region and a stellar 579th place globally. The university’s performance in Environmental Impact and Governance paints a vivid canvas of commitment to a greener tomorrow. 

11. Small Universities Times Higher Education Rankings 2023 

Shoolini University has emerged as the 19th best in the world in the prestigious Small Universities Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings 2023. In India, Shoolini has been ranked No.1 Private Small University and 2nd (Overall). 


As we approach 2024, these rankings highlight the hard work and dedication of the entire Shoolini community. Reflecting on this, Shoolini Chancellor Prof PK Khosla said, “The global recognition of Shoolini University as a leading institution is a result of our combined efforts.  Let’s drive Shoolini to greater heights of success by significantly increasing the number of research papers and achieving the capability to publish all our research in Q1 journals. As we wrap up this year, my best wishes are with everyone.”

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