IIT Kharagpur Is NO.1 In India & 57th Globally For Impact Rankings 2020

IIT Kharagpur Is NO.1 In India & 57th Globally For Impact Rankings 2020

On April 22, 2020 According to Times Higher Education (THE)’s 2nd edition of Impact rankings 2020, which has ranked 766 universities from 85 countries, The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur is ranked 57th with a score of 87.9 among global universities. The institute has been ranked for its impact research in the areas that will help achieve sustainable development goals as asked for by the United Nations.
IIT-Kharagpur
IIT-Kharagpur
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is the only Indian Institute to be ranked in the top 100 list of institutes in the ranking released by THE. The report states, “The rankings provide a measure of the extent to which universities are having a positive social and economic impact on the planet; from climate action and gender equality, to good health and wellbeing.” It is also ranked in the top 50 institutes in the world for its progress in five of the 17 sustainability goals, such as clean water and sanitation, climate action, affordable and clean energy, zero hunger, and no poverty.

Top 10 Indian Universities Included In THE Rankings

  1. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  2. Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science
  3. JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research – Gender Equality
  4. Pondicherry University – Gender Equality
  5. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham – Quality of education
  6. Indian Institute of Technology Madras – innovation, infrastructure and, clean water and sanitation
  7. Manipal Academy of Higher Education
  8. Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) – Gender Equality
  9. Yenepoya University – Quality of education
  10. Acharya Nagarjuna University – Quality of education

Top 10 Globally Universities Included In THE Rankings


  1. University of Oxford, UK
  2. California Institute of Technology, US
  3. University of Cambridge, UK
  4. Stanford University, US
  5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
  6. Princeton University, US
  7. Harvard University, US
  8. Yale University, US
  9. University of Chicago, US
  10. Imperial College London, UK

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