QS Top Universities had published the QS Asian University Rankings for 2010. The University of Hong Kong was ranked No. 1 among the top 200 institutions in the region, followed by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2nd position and National University of Singapore in 3rd position.

Japan has five universities occupy the top ten places in the league table, while Hong Kong has three in the top 10. Mainland China's top universities are led by Peking University (down from 10th in 2009 to 12th this year), and Tsinghua University (down from 15th to 16th). India has 11 institutions ranked in the Asian top 100, the highest rated Indian institution is Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) (36th in the region), followed by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) (37th regionally) and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) (39th regionally).

QS Asian University Rankings (The top 10 list):

2010 2009 Institution name
Rank Rank
1 1 University of Hong Kong
2 4 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
3 10= National University of Singapore (NUS)
4 2 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
5 3 The University of Tokyo
6 8 Seoul National University
7 6 Osaka University
8 5 Kyoto University
9 13 Tohoku University
10 12 Nagoya University

Source: QS Quacquarelli Symonds ( http://www.topuniversities.com )
Copyright (c) 2004-2010 QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd.

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World University Ranking Tables

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UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
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