Roorkee: Indian Institute of Roorkee has been adjudged third best university in India by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019 released on Wednesday. IIT Roorkee has climbed up 100 points from 501-600 in the previous year to 401-500 in the current year, in the best Universities group category.
A total of 1258 institutions participated globally in the survey and were ranked on several parameters. It is noteworthy that IIT Roorkee has achieved the top spot in the Industry income ranking nationally and is ranked worldwide at 81.
Prof. Ajit K Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee, sharing his delight on this significant improvement in the Institute’s global ranking, said, “The work of IIT Roorkee’s faculty and students is getting increasing global recognition. It will be our endeavor to strive for further improvement in our performance. I congratulate the faculty, students and staff of the institute on this achievement “.
Among all Engineering institutions in India, IIT Roorkee has been ranked 1st in “Architecture” and “Business & Management” and ranked 2nd in “Biological/Life Sciences” and “Earth Sciences”.