Gandhinagar: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has been ranked among the top 600 educational institutes worldwide and 7th in India in the just released 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
This year, THE World University Rankings, one of the most prestigious educational rankings worldwide, ranked 1,396 institutions from 92 countries. It assesses the performance of research-driven universities on 13 different performance indicators, including teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. IITGN, an 11-year-old institution, entered the global rankings for the first time this year in the 501-600 band worldwide. The Institute ranked 7th in India. This year, 56 Indian institutes made the World University Rankings, up from 49 last year.
Prof Sudhir K Jain, Director, IIT Gandhinagar, said, “Since its inception, IITGN has pursued a long-term vision to develop into a world class and globally reputed institution. IITGN’s new global rankings are a vindication of our strategic vision and a tribute to the dedication and collaborative work of its dedicated faculty, staff, administrators, students and alumni. We will continue to work tirelessly to push new boundaries of scholarship, research, and discoveries to climb to even greater heights in the years ahead.”