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 for publishing – the world’s most popular university ranking system. In addition to ranking, QS also carries out QS Stars rating which allows students to get a wider picture of an institution’s qualities, looking at everything from the employability of graduates, to sports facilities and community engagement. The QS Stars evaluated 275 institutions in 45 countries against over 50 different indicators, and awards universities between one and five + stars over eight wider fields, as well as an overall rating.
Commenting on the achievement Mr. Satya, SRM University said , “It’s an honour to see our university being recognized on a global stage. To be named as one of the best is the testament to the high quality of education we offer and high caliber of graduates we produce. We believe that this recognition is a result of constant hard work and determination of our students and teachers and we will continue to do so.”
“Ashwin Fernandes from QS Rating said “I am very happy today to announce that SRM University has achieved the 4 star in QS rating system which is a very rigorous in-depth measure of quality and excellence of educational institutions. It has about 8 categories and 50 indicators. It involves rigorous submission and verification of data and SRM has met the standards what we have set for QS star and becoming the second university in India to have this prestigious 4 star status and across the world there are just a few hundred universities that are star rated which means that institution has undergone very strict evaluation and puts SRM on the Global path and help in gaining in international recognition. Star Rating is all about helping student making life changing decision”
The system evaluates universities across a wide range of important performance indicators as set against pre-established international standards. By covering a broader range of criteria than any world ranking exercise, QS Stars™ shines a light on both the excellence and the diversity of the rated institution.
SRM University went under a rigorous audit by QS where University is evaluated under different criteria 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 rating also. Out of these 8 parameters SRM University has been awarded the maximum 5 Star rating on Teaching, employability and Inclusiveness