The trio include the Vietnam National University Hanoi (VNU-Hanoi), the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), and the Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-Ho Chi Minh City).
In terms of the computer science category, VNU-Hanoi is ranked among the leading 501 to 600 establishments, approximately 200 places higher than HUST, which is ranked from 601 to 800, and VNU-Ho Chi Minh City, between 601 and 800.
In the engineering and technology category, VNU-Hanoi finds itself among the world’s best 401 to 500 institutions, while HUST is ranked between 501 and 600, with VNU-Ho Chi Minh City between 601 and 800.
In relation to physical sciences, VNU-Hanoi made it into the rankings from 601 to 800, while HUST and VNU-Ho Chi Minh City are among the leading 801 to 1,000 places.
In September, the three universities became the first in the nation to enter the general Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
This saw Vietnam National University-Hanoi named in the 801 to 1000 group for the fifth consecutive time, while the VNU-Ho Chi Minh City was put in the 1001+ group.
Furthermore, HUST dropped from the 801 to 1,000 group to the 1,001+ group out of a total of 1,527 universities.
The THE 2020 world university rankings are based on a total of 13 indicators such as teaching, research, knowledge transfer, revenue collected from business collaboration, and international outlook.
Typically, the method is slightly adjusted depending on subject, for the rankings by subject.