Hindustan University Awarded QS 3 stars ratings today in Chennai

Chennai, April 22, 2017 – Hindustan University, Chennai, India has emerged as one

of the first few universities in India to be accredited QS 3 stars rating. It is a milestone

in the annals of the institution as it celebrates its Golden Jubilee this year. QS Stars is a

rating system 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 audit evaluates an institution against over 50

different indicators, and awards universities between one and five + stars over eight

wider fields, as well as an overall rating.

Hindustan University was assessed by the QS audit team and it involved more than 50

indicators. The institution achieved 5 star ratings in areas of Teaching, Employability,

Facilities, Innovation and Inclusiveness

The Ceremonial Presentation of QS 3Stars Certificate to Hindustan University was held

today, 22 nd April 2017. The certification was by Mr. Ashwin Fernandez, Regional

Director, QS, Singapore to Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor, Hindustan

University in the presence of other dignitaries such as Dr. Aby Sam, Director and Mr.

Ashok Verghese, Director, Dr. G. Illavazhagan, Vice Chancellor, In charge and Dr.

PonRamalingam, Registrar, Hindustan University.

Dr. Aby Sam, Director, welcomed the audience. Dr. Mrs Elizabeth Verghese, gave the

inaugural address and she informed that at this juncture when Hindustan Group of

Institutions is celebrating its golden jubilee year , it is a proud moment to realize that

the institution has obtained QS 3 star rating after a rigorous QS audit by international

ranking organization. The institution aspires to be World class Research University and

it would soon achieve QS 5 star ratings.

Mr. Ashwin Fernandes, Regional Director, QS Quacquarelli Symonds, congratulated

Hindustan University for its glorious achievement and was happy to note that Hindustan

University has been one of the few universities in India that achieved this milestone. He emphasized the need for going for evaluation since the institutions should go for world

rankings. Nowadays more universities and governments were looking for ways to raise

their profile in the international higher education community, and seeking data that

could help with global-level benchmarking. He applauded the management, staff and

students for their concerted efforts for achieving this milestone. After his captivating

speech, Mr. Ashwin presented the QS stars certificate to Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese,

Chancellor, Hindustan University.


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