IIT Gandhinagar secured a place in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the second successive year

Gandhinagar: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) has been ranked among the top 800 educational institutes worldwide and 4th in India in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021. IITGN has secured a global place in this prestigious international educational ranking for the second successive year.

IITGN was ranked in the 601-800 band worldwide. It is the only institute from Gujarat to be ranked amongst the top 1000 institutes of the world. In all, THE ranked nearly 1,500 universities and institutions from 93 countries. Times Higher Education World University Rankings assesses the performance of research-driven universities on 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators, including teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook. This year, 63 Indian universities/institutes qualified for the World University Rankings, and IITGN ranked 4th in India.

Prof Sudhir K Jain, Director, IITGN, said, “IITGN has nurtured a global outlook and world-class ambition since its inception. As a young 12-year-old institution, it is a matter of great pride for us to stand amidst some of the world’s top universities for the second year in a row. It is the outcome of our long-term strategic vision and collective dedication to build an institution of international standards. We will continue our stride towards global academic excellence.”