Overall Publication Output Ranking (2016 - 2018)
University
Name
2016 2017 2018
UP
1
1
2
UKZN
2
2
1
UCT
3
6
5
Wits
4
3
4
DUT
17
16
13
UniZulu
19
18
18
MUT
25
24
25

The overall national rankings across 26 universities show that in 2018, UKZN climbed to first place, followed closely by UP. Wits, UCT and MUT all dropped one place from 2017 rankings to fourth, fifth and twenty fifth, respectively in 2018. Whereas, DUT rose three places from 2017 to thirteenth in 2018.