Yaba College of Technology, Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, and Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have been rated as the best in Nigeria by Webometrics ranking.
This is as no Nigerian polytechnic ranked among the top 6,500 higher institutions in the world.
Yabatech rated 6754 in the world ranking, Ilaro poly, 8321, and Laspotech 8689.
Based on the ranking, Laspotech emerged as the best among state-owned polytechnics in Nigeria.
While shedding light on the ranking criteria, the Management of Webometric, a leading Spain-based Institutions ranking organisation stated that four ranking factors were used which include; openness rank, impact rank, presence rank, and excellence rank.
It noted those four factors were the criteria used to determine which Polytechnic tops the table out of all Polytechnic Institutions in Nigeria.
The Ranking Web or Webometrics is the “largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institution” based on the assessment of Composite Indicators and Web Impact Factors”.
“The original aim of the Ranking is to promote academic web presence, supporting the Open Access initiatives for increasing significantly the transfer of scientific and cultural knowledge generated by the universities to the whole Society.
“In order to achieve this objective, the publication of rankings is one of the most powerful and successful tools for starting and consolidating the processes of change in the academia, increasing the scholars’ commitment and setting up badly needed long term strategies,” Webometrics said on its website.
SEE FULL RANKING:
|Ranking||World Rank||University||Det.||Impact Rank*||Openness Rank*||Excellence Rank*|
|1||6754||Yaba College of Technology||10132||4300|
|2||8321||Federal Polytechnic Ilaro||13964||4293|
|3||8689||Lagos State Polytechnic||8042||6159|
|5||10199||Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti||13732||5387|
|6||11784||Federal Polytechnic Nekede Owerri||13914||5873|
|35||22215||Delta State Polytechnic Ogwashi Uku||21951||6492||6650|
|37||AllOver Central Polytechnic||22925||6492||6650|
|38||23141||Benue State Polytechnic Ugbokolo||22929||6492||6650|
|40||23783||Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic||23601||6492||6650|
|41||24441||Jigawa State Polytechnic Dutse||24285||6492||6650|
|43||26264||Covenant Polytechnic Aba||26186||6492||6650|
|44||26375||Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri||26306||6492||6650|
|45||26606||Lagos City Polytechnic||26552||6492||6650|
|46||27171||Temple Gate Polytechnic||27131||6492||6650|
|50||28129||Fidei Polytechnic Gboko||28100||6492||6650|
|51||28716||Federal Polytechnic Mubi||28697||6492||6650|
|53||29751||Temple Gate Polytechnic Aba||29737||6492||6650|