New Delhi: Times Higher Education's Best Small Universities across the globe has an Indian entrant in the eight spot! Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. And IISc is the only one on the list located in India. According to Times Higher Education, to be eligible for the Best Small Universities rankings, "the institutions must appear in Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2016-17, teach at least four subjects, and have fewer than 5,000 students".
Indian Institute of Science, is also a new entrant in the list.
California Institute of Technology (Caltech) (United States), Ecole Normale Superrieure (France), Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) (South Korea), Ecole Polytechnique (France), Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (Italy), Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy ) and Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, (France) are the other educational institutes ranked above IISc in world's best small universities rankings.
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden) and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy) also included in the top ten.
"As part of this year's World's Best Small Universities ranking, we have asked students at a dozen smaller universities to give us their take on student life (see the links below), and it seems that this positive view of smaller schools is echoed by students from Paris to Japan", said Seeta Bhardwa of Times Higher Education.
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