Updated: 08/15/2014 20:16

NUS, NTU moved up in academic rankings

NUS, NTU moved up in academic rankings

Both the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University have moved up the ladder in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities. 

NUS moved up 23 places to rank 111th, out of more than 1,200 universities. 

NTU jumped 79 places to rank 190th. 

But it did better in the field of Engineering/ Technology and Computer Sciences, occuying 12th spot. 

NUS ranked 16th. 

The annual rankings are done by the Centre for World-Class Universities at the Shanghai Jiaotong University. 

It looks at six indicators. 

They include the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Field Medals, and the quantity of articles published in nature and science journals.

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