Quacquarelli Symonds Recognizes SRM University 4Star University
Bangalore 12th October, 2017: SRM University has been awarded a Four Star rating by Quacquarelli Symonds (‘QS’), a leading global higher education company. Only two universities in India can boast of this unique distinction. This Rating brings SRM in top 125 Institution Universities with 4 Star or more out of 275 Institutes across the world .
QS is best known forpublishing – the world’s most popular university ranking system. Inaddition to ranking, QS also carries outQS Stars rating which allowsstudents to get a wider picture of an institution’s qualities, looking ateverything from the employability of graduates, to sports facilities andcommunity engagement. The QS Stars evaluated 275 institutions in 45countries against over 50 different indicators, and awards universities betweenone and five + stars over eight wider fields, as well as an overall rating.
Commenting on the achievementMr. Satya, XX SRM University said , “It’s an honour to see our university being recognized on aglobal stage. To be named as one of the best is the testament to the highquality of education we offer and high caliber of graduates we produce. Webelieve that this recognition is a result of constant hard work anddetermination of our students and teachers and we will continue to do so.”
“Ashwin Fernandesfrom QS Rating said “I am very happytoday to announce that SRM University has achieved the 4 star in QS ratingsystem which is a very rigorous in-depth measure of quality and excellence ofeducational institutions. It has about 8 categories and 50 indicators. Itinvolves rigorous submission and verification of data and SRM has met thestandards what we have set for QS star and becoming the second university inIndia to have this prestigious 4 star status and across the world there arejust a few hundred universities that are star rated which means thatinstitution has undergone very strict evaluation and puts SRM on the Globalpath and help in gaining in internationalrecognition. Star Rating isall about helping student making life changing decision”
The system evaluatesuniversities across a wide range of important performance indicators as setagainst pre-established international standards. By covering a broader range ofcriteria than any world ranking exercise, QS Stars™ shines a light on both theexcellence and the diversity of the rated institution.
SRM University wentunder a rigorous audit by QS where University is evaluated under differentcriteria i.e. 1. Teaching 2. Employabilty 3. Research 4.Internationalization 5. Facilities 6. Innovation 7. Inclusiveness and 8.Specialist program. Based on the above parameters QS awards an overall ratingalso. Out of these 8 parameters SRM University has been awarded themaximum 5 Star rating on Teaching, employability and Inclusiveness.