Roorkee: IIT Roorkee has been ranked 3rd nationally in ‘Engineering and Technology’ category. It has improved its position from 251-300 to 201-250 rank worldwide. The Computer Science & Chemical Engineering Departments have been ranked 1st for citations.
The Departments of Computer Science, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering have been individually ranked 3rd nationally as well.
Prof. Ajit K Chaturvedi, Director – IIT Roorkee, sharing his delight on this significant improvement in the Institute’s global ranking, said, “The Engineering ranking underscores IIT Roorkee’s engineering legacy. Our excellent performance in all the main streams of Engineering is a testament to our focus on the future. The Institute has taken several initiatives to attract research scholars and exceptional faculty from around the world. We hope to build on this performance by existing faculty and students to attract more outstanding talent from across the globe. We will continue to focus on our research output and further upgrade our research facilities to match the best in the world.”
About IIT Roorkee:
IIT Roorkee is an institute of national importance imparting higher education in engineering, sciences, management, architecture and planning, and humanities and social sciences. Since its establishment in 1847, the Institute has played a vital role in providing technical manpower and know-how to the country. In the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2018, the institute has been ranked 3rd among the IITs, while on the citations criterion it has been ranked 1st among all the Institutes in India. It was converted to University of Roorkee in 1949 and to IIT Roorkee in 2001.