NIT-Rourkela ranked top institute among all NITs in India

Bhubaneswar: The National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela was ranked the No.1 institute among all NITs in the country, according to a survey conducted by the Times Higher Education.

As per the results of the Emerging Economies University Rankings 2021, the NIT-Rourkela has been ranked between 201-250 in the Emerging Economies University Rankings. Overall, there are 606 universities from 48 countries which were listed for the ranking this year.

NIT-Rourkela is placed at 16th position in Engineering and 32nd position in Overall categories in NIRF Ranking 2020. As per NIRF 2020 data, NIT Rourkela has the highest research scores (RPC) among all NITs. At the International level, NITR is ranked at 250 by QS Asian University Ranking 2021 (Top position among all NITs).

Congratulating and praising the efforts of whole NITR community for this achievement, the institute’s Director, Prof. Animesh Biswas said, “I am very happy to know that NIT Rourkela came first among all NITs in Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2021. This is the outcome of collaborative efforts from all the stakeholders of the institute such as students, faculties and staff. We will try hard to climb up the ladder in future.”

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is the global performance table that judge research-intensive universities across the world. The rankings use 13 indicators grouped into five categories: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer).

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