Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) has been ranked number one in the country by the Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities (RWU), says a press release.
RWU is produced by the Cybermetrics Lab, a unit of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). They use four criteria for ranking, namely presence, visibility, transparency (openness), and excellence (scholar).
RWU included 147 Bangladeshi public and private universities and medical colleges. IUB, ranked 1st in Bangladesh, was also ranked 859th among 11,852 Asian universities.