Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) has been ranked first among all the private universities in Bangladesh in SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) 2021.
It has also been ranked tenth among all public and private universities in the country in the mentioned rankings, according to a press release.
SIR is a global ranking of scientific institutions published by SCImago Laboratories in partnership with Scopus which is an abstracting and citation database owned by Elsevier.
Institutions are ranked by a composite indicator that combines three different sets of indicators based on research performance, innovation outputs and societal impact measured by their web visibility.
SIR has been publishing its international ranking of research institutions, the SIR World Report, since 2009.
This is a notable achievement for IUB which will boost the morale of the IUB community.