Puducherry, Apr 5 : Pondicherry University (PU) has been ranked best in Gender equity in India as per the rankings by the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact rankings.
According to a University release on Friday, Pondicherry University is leading among many other Indian universities and institutions in the Categories of Gender equity and Climate action besides the world universities by securing a score of 42.1 – 57.0 and 31.3 – 54.7 respectively.
The other three categories are Good Health and Wellbeing, Quality Education and Partnership for Goals in which the university is ranked in the 301+ group. The overall score secured by the PU is 23.8 – 53.6. Many of the leading Indian universities / institutions are not found in list, the release said.
PU has achieved this mile stone ranking under the visionary leadership of Professor Gurmeet Singh at helm of affairs as Vice Chancellor of this prestigious University. In the earlier THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018, Pondicherry University was ranked 201-250 category and ranked 251-300 category in the previous ranking of Times’ Asia University Ranking 2018.
Pondicherry University has been participating in the THE ranking since 2017. (UNI)