IIT Ropar emerges as the TOP Indian Institute in Times Young university rankings 2020
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh
IIT Ropar charges ahead and catapults to the Top 70 in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020 announced at UK on June 24th, 2020.The Institute has been ranked 62nd in the World reaching under Top 70 best Young Institutes in the world.
The driving force behind the success of IIT Ropar is its state-of-the-art-research infrastructure, dedicated to support world-class research, which boasts cutting-edge equipment and highly qualified faculty. This world class faculty is actively contributing to advancing scientific and research capacity of IIT Ropar.
Prof. Sarit K Das, Director, IIT Ropar said, “I am delighted that IIT Ropar, which is just a 12 year old Institute, has become known worldwide for its global competitiveness . This ranking is important because IIT Ropar has particularly identified its formal vision statement as = ‘To be a trendsetter among the technology universities born in this millennium.’ This is largely due to our hard-working faculty , students and staff. The consistent performance in various rankings are testament to the Institute’s continued success at fostering a collaborative and supportive research culture.
IIT Ropar has introduced a range of targeted strategic initiatives including seed funding to facilitate high-impact research and setting up of centres of excellence which facilitate to develop new research groupings across the various disciplines and career development programmes. Meanwhile, IIT Ropar has risen in the overall Times Higher Education World ranking as well as Asia University Rankings 2020 with 47th rank. We’ve also improved our position in NIRF National ranking coming out as the best Institute in the region of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh.”
Divulging more, he added, “These outstanding results reflect IIT Ropar’s growing international reputation and the significance of Government policy continuing to support our mission to contribute our knowledge towards the development of the nation.”
In coming years, IIT Ropar is expected to move even higher up the ladder of rankings. The Institute will continuously concentrate its efforts in promoting quality in teaching and attract best of the talents from the country and abroad.