In a show of its acknowledged leadership in innovation, impact and excellence within the first year of commencement of academic programmes, Nigeria’s premier technical university, First Technical University (Tech-U) has emerged as one of the leading universities in Nigeria, according to the latest webometric ranking.
In the current ranking, Tech-U comes out clear ahead of long-standing universities such as the Redeemers University (RUN), Bowen University, Pan Atlantic University (PAU), Lead City University and a host of private, state and Federal universities.
Webometrics, also known as the Ranking Web, is the largest academic ranking of higher education institutions debuted in 2004 that runs independent, objective, free, open scientific exercise every six months performed by the Cybermetrics Lab (Spanish National Research Council, CSIC) for providing reliable, multidimensional, updated and useful information about the performance of universities from all over the world based on their web presence and impact.
Coming in less than two years of its operation, Tech-U is ranked 43rd out of a total number of 252 higher institutions ranked in the country. The parameters deployed are impact rank, web presence, openness rank and excellence rank.
As obtained from Webometrics, Tech-U trumped UNILAG, Babcock University, FUTMINNA UNILORIN, UNIBEN, UNIPORT, UNAAB and several others with its aggregate point of 4050 to emerge as one of the most impactful Universities in the country.