Worldwide University Rankings Experts Released the QS University Rankings: ASIA 2013

Now in its fifth edition, QS University Rankings: Asia provides an essential overview ofTop 10 Universities in Asia higher education in one of the world’s most dynamic and rapidly developing regions. Covering the top 300 institutions in Asia, the rankings are based on nine indicators.

The QS University Rankings for Asia 2013 has just been released and coming out on top is the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology while our neighbour’s National University of Singapore (NUS) comes in at 2nd placing. Singapore’s flagship university comes top in the employer reputation survey and second in the academic reputation survey. Its strongest rating from academics is in the field of social sciences and management. NUS also has the second highest score for research citations, behind Tokyo Medical and Dental University.

National Technological University (NTU) remains at 10th placing. This is an impressive

climb for Singapore’s second ranked university, which was 17th last year. Like HKUST, NTU is just 22 years old. Having climbed to 47th in the last QS World University Rankings, it comes second in this year’s Top 50 Under 50. It comes 6th in the employer reputation survey, 13th in the academic reputation survey, and is the region’s number one in the indicator for international diversity of staff.

This year’s top 10 universities in Asia, includes threeHong Kong universities, three South Korean, two Singaporean, two Japanese and one from mainland China

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, which is represented by EduSpiral, comes in at

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Hong Kong Polytechnic University Library

25th placing.

The first Malaysian university to enter the QS University Rankings: Asia 2013 is Universiti Malaya (UM) at 33rd with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) at 57 and next at 61st placing is Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is 68th while Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is at 72nd.

Below is a list of the Top 50 Universities in Asia for 2013

QS RANK

SCHOOL NAME

COUNTRY

1

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong

2=

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Singapore

2=

University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

4

Seoul National University

South Korea

5

Peking University

China

6

KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

South Korea

7=

Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH)

South Korea

7=

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

9

The University of Tokyo

Japan

10=

Kyoto University

Japan

10=

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Singapore

12

City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

13

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Japan

14

Tsinghua University

China

15

Osaka University

Japan

16

Yonsei University

South Korea

17

Tohoku University

Japan

18

Nagoya University

Japan

19

Korea University

South Korea

20

Kyushu University

Japan

21

Sungkyunkwan University

South Korea

22

National Taiwan University (NTU)

Taiwan

23

Fudan University

China

24

Hokkaido University

Japan

25

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong

26

University of Science and Technology of China

China

27

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

China

28

Zhejiang University

China

29

Nanjing University

China

30

National Chiao Tung University

Taiwan

31

National Tsing Hua University

Taiwan

32

Keio University

Japan

33

Universiti Malaya (UM)

Malaysia

34

University of Tsukuba

Japan

35

Kyung Hee University

South Korea

36

Hanyang University

South Korea

37

National Cheng Kung University

Taiwan

38

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)

India

39

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)

India

40

Ewha Womans University

South Korea

41

Kobe University

Japan

42

Mahidol University

Thailand

43

Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong

44

Waseda University

Japan

45

National Yang Ming University

Taiwan

46

Beijing Normal University

China

47

Hiroshima University

Japan

48

Chulalongkorn University

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Thailand

49

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)

India

50

Taipei Medical University

Taiwan

For more on the rest of the universities’ rankings you can go to this link

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