Dr KCG Verghese Higher Education, Leadership and Management (HELM) Centre organized a one-day International QS Seminar on Rankings and Ratings on 13th December 2018. Dr Sherine, the Head, Languages & Rankings gave a brief highlight of the International Young Scholars Workshop conducted by HELM centre in collaboration with American Society of Public Administration. She also emphasized the HELM centre’s stated goals for achieving its global significance and ranking. Dr Sherine introduced the Chief Guest, Santosh Karnananda, Head, Client Relations, QS I∙GAUGE, and welcomed him to present the session on “QS Ranking and Rating - An Overview”.
Santhosh briefed the participants on the importance and difference between Ranking Vs Rating. He mentioned that HITS already attained QS 3 Stars and was also a part of QS I∙GAUGE, India’s first Nationwide Higher Education rating system. He also briefed the faculties on the crucial methodological factors such as Teaching & Learning and Accreditation, which carry higher value for attracting the ranking, followed by Employability, Student Diversity, Faculty Quality, Social Responsibility, Facilities, and the final requisite which consists of Arts & Culture, Faculty Diversity, Entrepreneurship, Research and Innovation.
About Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS)
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS), informally Hindustan University, is an institute deemed-to-be-university of engineering headquartered in Chennai, India. It was founded in 1985 by K. C. G. Verghese and was granted deemed-to-be-university status from the University Grants Commission in 2008. It is a member of the Hindustan Group of Institutions which also includes the Hindustan Institute of Engineering Technology, KCG College of Technology, Hindusthan College of Arts and Science and more.
Source: https://hindustanuniv.ac.in/events/INTERNATIONAL-QS-SEMINAR-ON-RANKINGS-AND-RATINGS & Hindustan University's website - https://hindustanuniv.ac.in/