Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in Tamil Nadu is the only Indian university that is among the top 100 educational institutions in the world most involved in the fight for sustainability according to the new world rankings.
The university is ranked 81st in the Times Higher Education (THE) 2021 Impact Ranking, which previously ranged from 301 to 400.
The annual Impact Rankings, now in its third edition, assess universities against progress towards the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The annual Impact Ranking, now in its third edition, assesses universities based on their progress towards achieving the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A total of 57 Indian universities participated in the process, more than double the last year and the second-largest increase of any other country or region after Russia.
“It is fantastic to see Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in the top 100 of this historic and important world ranking, and the sheer number of Indian institutions reaching the top 100 positions in many SDGs is testament to the important role they play locally and regionally. ensure a fairer and more sustainable world in the world, ”said Phil Baty, Chief Knowledge Officer, THE.
In the 2021 edition, 1,240 institutions from 98 countries and regions will be ranked based on their commitment to sustainability at the institutional, local, national, regional and global levels, from climate neutral sites to global partnerships targeting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s impressive achievement is ranked 5th globally on SDG 4 (Quality Education) and 8th globally on SDG 5 (Gender Equality). It is also in the global top 100 for SDG 3 (Good health and well-being) (37th) and SDG 6 (Clean water and wastewater) (52nd). A total of 12 of the 18 leaderboards, one for each of the 17 SDGs and an overall ranking, see an Indian university in the top 100.