Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) Ranks Best Polytechnic in Nigeria for the 6th time.
Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) once again secured the top position in the biannual Webometrics ranking among Polytechnics in Nigeria.
This ranking, released in July 2023, shows that YABATECH has maintained its first-place position for the sixth time.
The announcement was made by Mr. Joe Ejiofor, the Deputy Registrar of YABATECH, in a statement on Saturday.
According to Ejiofor, the Webometrics ranking is a measure of the impact of higher institutions of learning.
It takes into account factors such as web content impact, top-cited researchers, and papers published on research and publication platforms online.
The goal of this ranking is to promote open access to the knowledge generated by institutions.
Ejiofor attributed YABATECH’s success to the consistent support given by the college’s management to its research units.
The Center for Information and Technology Management (CITM) has been provided with the necessary tools to work professionally on the website, with the aim of raising awareness among the academic community.
This includes publishing journals on relevant high-impact platforms.
The college has also implemented strategies to improve its ranking by increasing the quantity and quality of its web content.
These efforts have resulted in YABATECH moving up by two steps in the ranking, displacing other universities and widening the gap between the college and the first runner-up polytechnic by 17 steps.
This improvement builds upon the college’s position in January 2023 and made YABATECH rank the best polytechnic in Nigeria.