Chulalongkorn University continues its first rank in
Thailand for four consecutive years, according to the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World
University Rankings: Asia, released this week.
In the latest ranking that got Asia’s 550 best institutions listed, Chulalongkorn University is now placed 7th in ASEAN and 45th
in Asia. It ranks no. 1 in Thailand among 20 Thai universities listed
this year, QS
reports that Academic Reputation, Employer reputation and International research network are strength of Chulalongkorn University.
Two universities in Thailand have made the list of top 50
Asian universities are
Chulalongkorn University (45th) and Mahidol University (48th), followed by Chiang
Mai University (100th), Thammasat University (107th) and Kasetsart University
For the third consecutive year, the National
University of Singapore is ranked Asia’s best university. It is followed by
Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the University of Hong Kong.
Eleven calibrated performance indicators used to
compile the QS Asia University Rankings, including Academic reputation (30%),
Employer reputation (20%), Faculty/student ratio (10%), International research
network (10%), citations per paper (10%) and papers per faculty (5%), staff
with a PhD (5%), proportion of international faculty (2.5%) and proportion of
international students (2.5%), as well as proportion of inbound exchange
students (2.5%) and proportion of outbound exchange students (2.5%).