In the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject, Saveetha Dental College has achieved a historic milestone by being the only Indian institution to secure a position within the top 15 dental schools in the world. Additionally, the college has recently gained international recognition for its achievement of being the highest-publishing dental institution globally, surpassing Harvard University’s School of Dental Medicine for the top spot.
According to media reports, Dr. N. M. Veeraiyan, Chancellor of Saveetha Dental College, expressed his immense pride in the institution, its students, and faculty for being ranked among the top 15 dental institutions in the world in the QS World Ranking 2023 by subject. He credited the achievement to the dedication and hard work of the college’s students and faculty and viewed it as a testament to their commitment to providing high-quality education, research, and clinical practices in dentistry. He also stated that this global recognition would inspire other Indian institutions to strive for excellence in their respective fields, thereby raising the profile of Indian education on the global stage. He further added that the ranking reinforces India’s status as a leading destination for higher education and highlights the potential for Indian institutions to compete with the best in the world.
The QS World University Rankings by Subject revealed that Indian universities have made significant progress, with a cumulative total of 355 entries, a rise of 18.7% from last year’s figure of 299. India is ranked second in Asia after China, with many universities making it to the top spots in popular subjects, especially in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
What is the QS World University Rankings?
The QS World University Rankings are an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British company specializing in education and study abroad. The rankings are based on several factors, such as academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty-student ratio, research citations, and international faculty and student ratios. The QS World University Rankings are considered one of the most influential university rankings in the world and are widely used by students, academics, and governments to evaluate universities and their academic programs.
About Saveetha Dental College & Hospital
Located in Chennai, Saveetha Dental College & Hospital is a renowned institution that was established in 1988 and is affiliated with the Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS). It offers undergraduate, postgraduate, fellowship, and doctoral courses in dentistry and has 21 departments with a total of 137 faculty members. The institution is recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI) and has been ranked 9th and 21st, respectively, by “The Week” and “India Today”, in 2019. Its aim is to provide high-quality education and produce confident and successful dental professionals.