New Delhi: QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) released the World University Rankings by Subject 2020 on Wednesday. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has secured 47th position in Engineering & Technology category.
As per the latest rankings announced by the QS, the institute has moved a massive 14 places from last year’s 61st position.
With this, IIT Delhi is now among world’s top 50 Engineering and Technology Institutions. The overall score of the institute in this category is 81.4.
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Speaking on IIT Delhi securing 47th position in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020, Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi said: “We are very happy to see a significant improvement in our rankings this year. This is a result of the various measures we have taken in the institute on boosting the research ecosystem on the campus, strengthening our connect with the external stakeholders, significantly enhanced internationalization efforts from the Institute and various other measures initiated in the last three years. The credit goes to the entire team working tirelessly on these initiatives, our faculty, staff and students. MHRD and alumni of IIT Delhi have played a very constructive role in making this happen.”
IIT Delhi, recognised as the Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Government of India in 2018, is providing Engineering & Technology education to not only Indians but students from than 30 countries across the world.
The IoE status has given a greater autonomy to IIT Delhi in various matters including hiring of foreign faculty and starting collaborations with foreign institutions.