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FUTA is Number 3 in 2024 AD Scientific Index Ranking of Universities in Nigeria


The Federal University of Technology Akure FUTA has been ranked as the 3rd Best University in the 2024 edition of the AD Scientific Index Ranking of Institutions in Nigeria.  

FUTA only trailed the University of Ibadan and University of Nigeria, out of the 282 Institutions in the current ranking. 


AD Scientific Index is the only university/institution ranking system that analyzes the distribution of scientists in an institution according to the 3, 10, 20, 30, 40, 

50, 60, 70, 80 and 90 percentiles.  


In the ranking of Nigerian scientists, Professor Ganiyu Oboh, of the Department of Biochemistry was ranked third in the country. 


The "AD Scientific Index" University Ranking will not only show the areas in which a university is best or focused, but also reset the results 

Of the institutions' scientist recruitment policies. This feature reveals the ability of institutions to attract successful scientists and the ability of institutions to promote advances and retain scientists. 


The Turkey Based outfit, promoter of the Alper-Doger Scientific Index, unlike other systems that provide evaluations of journals and universities, is a ranking and analysis system based on the scientific performance and the added value of the scientific productivity of individual scientists. 

Furthermore, it provides rankings of institutions based on the scientific characteristics of affiliated scientists. 


The Vice Chancellor Professor Adenike Oladiji has welcome the latest ranking. She described it as heart-warming as it tallies with the 2024 Times Higher Education Ranking which also placed FUTA in the Third Position in Nigeria.  

“FUTA will not relent in its quest for excellence and relevance in the comity of global Universities. I congratulate our students and eminent scholars and scientists particularly Prof Oboh. They can continue to count on getting the best support in all their endeavours to deepen FUTA's position as a citadel of Academic excellence where technology for self-reliance is the norm," the Vice Chancellor said.