Top Universities in Asia 2012 – QS University Rankings

by BerryBerryTeacher

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Which are the top universities in Asia? In a follow up to the previous post on Malaysia’s Top Universities for 2012, Berry Berry Easy would like to summarise the top universities in Asia as published by QS in May 2012.

Top Universities in Asia 2012 – QS University Ranking 2012

QS Asian University Ranking

What: Top Universities in Asia as published by QS
When: May 2012 (Published)

Summary:

The top university in Asia as published in the QS University Ranking 2o12 is The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

The table of ranking can be found below:

Rank University Country Score
1 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong 100.00
2 National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore 99.08
3 University of Hong Kong Hong Kong 99.07
4 Seoul National University South Korea 97.80
5 The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong 97.80
6 Peking University China 96.73
7 KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology South Korea 95.01
8 The University of Tokyo Japan 94.92
9 Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) South Korea 94.67
10 Kyoto University Japan 94.58
11 Osaka University Japan 93.11
12 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong 92.31
13 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan 92.01
14 Tohoku University Japan 91.91
15 Tsinghua University China 90.97
16 Yonsei University South Korea 90.88
17 Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore 90.70
18 Nagoya University Japan 89.11
19 Fudan University China 86.07
20 National Taiwan University (NTU) Taiwan 84.71
21 Korea University South Korea 84.34
22 Kyushu University Japan 83.83
23 Hokkaido University Japan 82.79
24 Sungkyunkwan University South Korea 81.01
25 Zhejiang University China 80.52
26 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong 79.56
27 University of Science and Technology of China China 79.04
28 Nanjing University China 77.91
29 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China 77.44
30 Keio University Japan 76.64
31 National Tsing Hua University China 74.76
32 University of Tsukuba Japan 73.88
33 Hanyang University South Korea 72.28
34 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) India 72.01
35 Universiti Malaya (UM) Malaysia 71.40
36 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) India 71.22
37 National Cheng Kung University Taiwan 70.73
38 Mahidol University Thailand 70.60
39 Kobe University Japan 70.53
40 Ewha Womans University South Korea 69.71
41 Kyung Hee University South Korea 68.93
42 Waseda University Japan 67.51
43 Chulalongkorn University Thailand 66.87
44 Hiroshima University Japan 65.36
45 Beijing Normal University China 64.65
46 Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) India 64.65
47 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) India 64.43
48 Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong 64.36
49 National Chiao Tung University Taiwan 64.11
50 National Yang Ming University Taiwan 64.07
  • Malaysia has only 1 university (Universiti Malaya – UM) in the Top 50 Asian University ranking.

The other countries which have representative in the ranking are:

  • Japan – 13
  • South Korea – 9
  • China – 9
  • Hong Kong – 6
  • India – 4
  • Taiwan – 4
  • Singapore – 2
  • Thailand – 2

What do you think of Malaysia’s universities performance in the latest QS Asia University Ranking? Did we do well or perform badly? Berry Berry Easy would like to hear from you.

[Source: http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/asian-university-rankings/2012 ]

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