According to the official QS ranking list released, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee secured 1st position among IITs in the Citations per Faculty parameter in the QS World University Rankings 2021.
The Institute secured the first position among IITs in the international students’ parameter also.
The high score (92.7) on citations per faculty put IIT Roorkee in the league of the top 20 universities worldwide and reflected the high impact research carried out by faculty in their respective research areas.
QS Rankings classified IIT Roorkee as historic public institution with very high focus in research Intensity as the strongest indicator for the institute.
Overall, IIT Roorkee has retained its national and global rank as in the previous year. It is ranked 6th among IITs and 383 globally.
However, a lot of Indian institutes and universities have achieved a lot in the past year when it comes to research and development.
The QS World University Rankings has been recognized as one of the most influential rankings of the top universities around the world.