The top universities in the world are no more the only outliers. They are not the only on the coveted position of great universities. The stronger contenders are continuously changing and top universities are emerging from BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) and other emerging economies. Asia is booming with the new economic activities, skilling students in the different fields, and up the status quo of educational parameters by coming up with top universities. Yet others are from the continents of South America and Africa. While there are top notch universities in Singapore and the Middle East, here we take look at the top universities from BRICS countries.
Peking University, China: It is highest ranked educational institutions in China. It is a member of the C9 League which is equivalent to the Ivy League based in the US. It ranks 29th on the rank on the world university ratings. Apart from the studies, there is a continuous emphasis on progress and patriotism. There are 42,977 students in the university with a ratio of 8.8 of the student to staff ratio. The ratio of female to male is 48:52 with 15% of international students.
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia: It ranks 188th in the list of top universities of the world. Founded in 1755, it is a public research university with 4,000 international students and 10,000 faculty members. The student to staff ratio is 7.4 and the number of total students is 29,563 and ratio of females to males being 45:55. It is currently in partnership with 60 major institutions of the world.
University of Cape Town, South Africa: It is a public research university located in South Africa. It was established in the year 1829. There are six different faculties of science, health sciences, commerce, engineering and the built environment, humanities, and law. 20,061 is the number of students here with 18% of international students. The ratio of females to males is 53:47. It ranks 148th in the list of top universities in the world.
Indian Institute of Science, India: Situated in Bangalore, India- this institute was founded in 1909. There are 3,398 students at the institute with 1% of international students. The ratio of females to males if 20:80 and the ratio of staff to student is 8.3, there are six faculties of chemical sciences, biological sciences, electrical sciences, mechanical sciences, physical and mathematical sciences, and interdisciplinary research. It is ranked in the bracket of 201- 250th in the list of world university ratings.
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil: It is a public university and was established in the year 1934. It has about 11 campuses with no on-campus accommodation for the students. It ranks in the bracket of 251-300th in the list of world university ratings. It has over 83,201 as the total number of students amongst which 4% are internationals students. The ratio of females to males is 48:52 with the student to staff ratio being 14.7.