Aligarh, March 4: US News Education World Report has placed Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) above Delhi University and second to Punjab University on their list of overall Best Global Universities rankings. Banaras Hindu University also follows AMU in the list. The rankings take into account the research performance of the universities as well as their ratings by members of the academic community around the world. With these rankings, displayed on the US News Education's website, www.usnews.com, the US News Education highly recommends international students to explore AMU and other top Indian universities for attending their higher education. The list also has Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay; Indian Institute of Technology, Madras; Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in the top ten institutes of India. The Aligarh Muslim University has also been awarded grade 'A' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which conducted an assessment exercise at the campus.