QS India rankings: CU tops among state-run varsities

Calcutta University (CU) has secured the 11th spot in QS India Rankings 2020, topping among the state-run universities, followed by Jadavpur University (JU) at 12.

"We have topped among the state universities, just a few notches below the central higher educational institutions, including IITs and IISC," CU Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakrabarty Banerjee said on Tuesday.

In the world rankings, too, CU has secured the 27th spot, which shows that the varsity has a "high academic standard", she said.

"We are all very happy about the development. I am proud of our faculty members," she added.