In what comes as a proud moment for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, it has been ranked 4th among the IITs in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies Universities Rankings.
IIT-Roorkee has also been ranked 5th among all national universities/institutes, coming next only to Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Kanpur, an IIT-R press release said here.
The overall ranking of IIT Roorkee has also improved from last year’s 62nd to 56th position this year.
Speaking about the performance of IIT Roorkee in the rankings, its Director Ajit K Chaturvedi said he was happy that the work of his colleagues and students was getting recognized globally.
The researches carried out at IIT Roorkee are recognized not only at national level but also at global level and that’s why the institute is ranked 1st in India under “Citations” category. IIT Roorkee also has a very good Industry-Academia Collaboration among Indian institutions under “Overall Category”, the institute is ranked 4th in the revenue generated from Industry.
Expressing his happiness over the performance of IIT Roorkee in 2018 Times Higher Education, Prof. Ajit K. Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee, said, “I am happy that the work of my colleagues and students is getting recognized globally.”
IIT Roorkee is among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher education in engineering, science, humanities, and management. The institute offers bachelor’s degree courses in 12 disciplines of engineering and architecture, and postgraduate degree in 53 disciplines of engineering, applied science, architecture, and planning.