Thursday, June 13, 2024

IIT Kharagpur Rises To 4th Spot In International Ranking – N.F Times

Kolkata: The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) has secured the 4th rank in India in the latest QS World University Rankings 2025.

The prestigious institute made a significant leap, advancing 49 places from its 2024 position to become the 222nd top university globally. This achievement also places IIT Kharagpur 3rd among all Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the 2025 rankings.

The QS World University Rankings 2025, conducted by Quacquarelli Symonds, featured 1,503 universities worldwide, evaluating a total of 5,663 institutions. IIT Kharagpur’s remarkable performance was highlighted in several key parameters, including international research network, sustainability and citations per faculty.

The Indian institutions to precede it in the ranking are IIT Bombay (no. 1 in India, 118th rank globally), IIT Delhi (150), and IISc Bangalore (211). The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, continues to retain the no. 1 spot globally for the 13th time.

Speaking on the QS World University Rankings 2025, Professor V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur remarked, “IIT Kharagpur has upheld the nation’s resolve to excel the standards of globalisation with artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing systems and transportation, 5G Network, safety engineering and analytics, quality and reliability, affordable healthcare, precision agriculture, food nutrition and smart infrastructure to contribute towards an Atmanirbhar Bharat.”

“As an institute of eminence, IIT Kharagpur’s initiatives in developing Technological Research Parks, Centres of Excellence, start-up incubators, lab-to-market products and Nano Missions are the new ecology for innovation and technological pursuits of the institute,” Professor V K Tewari said.

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