Book Review: The impact of higher education ranking systems on universities.
Keywords:Higher education ranking systems, QS, The, ARWU, Methodology, Impact of rankings
University ranking is a buzzword that attracts both national and global attention. At the very outset, the book’s central theme revolves around this buzzword. Through a critical lens, the book analyses the Big Three ranking systems and fine points of the methodology adopted, the weighing of the different indicators, and the recent amendments.
Chattopadhyay, S. (2019). World ranking of universities: What does it entail for the future? In S. Bhushan (Ed.), The Future of Higher Education in India (pp. 55-76). Springer.
Glennerster, H. (1991). Quasi-markets for education? The Economic Journal 101(408), 1268-1276
Government of India. (2018). Categorisation of Universities (only) for grant of graded autonomy regulations. Ministry of Human Resource Development. https://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/1435338_182728.pdf
Government of India. (2019). National Education Policy Draft. Ministry of Human Resource Development.https://www.education.gov.in/sites/upload_files/mhrd/files/Draft_NEP_2019_EN_Revised.pdf
Government of India. (2020). National Education Policy 2020. Ministry of Human Resource Development. NEP_Final_English.pdf. https://www.education.gov.in
Marginson, S. (2016). The higher education and the common good. Melbourne University Press.
Nandi, E., & Chattopadhyay, S. (2012). Quality, accreditation and global university ranking: Issues before Indian higher education. In IDFC India Infrastructure Report, 2012: Private sector in education (pp. 167-177). Routledge.
Qamar, F. (2021, September 21). ‘Fund and faculty’ counts in higher education rankings. The Hindu. https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/fund-and-faculty-count-in-higher-education rankings/article36578080.ece
Teichler, U. (2011a). Social contexts and systemic consequences of university rankings: A meta-analysis of the ranking literature. In J. C. Shin, R. K. Toutkoushian, & U. Teichler (Eds.), University rankings: Theoretical basis, methodology and impacts on global higher education. Springer.
How to Cite
Copyright (c) 2022 Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
The findings, interpretations, conclusions, and views expressed in Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education (JCIHE) are entirely those of the authors and should not be attributed in any manner to CIES, HESIG, or the sponsoring universities of the Editorial Staff. These works are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 License. Readers are free to copy, display, and distribute articles that appear in JCIHE as long as the work is attributed to the author(s) and JCIHE, it is distributed for non-commercial purposes only, and no alteration or transformation is made in the work. All other uses must be approved by the author(s) or JCIHE. By submitting a manuscript, authors agree to transfer without charge the following rights to JCIHE upon acceptance of the manuscript: first worldwide serial publication rights and the right for JCIHE to grant permissions as its editors judge appropriate for the redistribution of the article, its abstract, and metadata associated with the article in professional indexing and reference services.