IIT Bhubaneswar Ranked 131 in Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings
Bhubaneswar: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar has been ranked 131 out of 417 Institutes representing 27 countries in Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2019.
IIT authorities said that the institute has been ranked 13th out of 49 Indian institutions and also ranked first in Odisha. The Institute has been also ranked third in research citations in India.
IIT officials said that the rankings are done on the basis of 13 performance indicators such as teaching and research.
Speaking on the Occasion, Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar said that the institute has been focusing on quality education, research and have been encouraging the faculty and students to carry on effective research in all areas especially in thrust areas defined by the institute.
“We also look forward to go one more step further engaging in advancing knowledge, driving the economy, and recognizing the transformative power of academic research. It is very satisfying that the institute is placed at third position on research citation in the country. Citation can be considered as an acid test for research quality and personally, I would like the Institute to further scale-up new heights. We are committed to making IIT Bhubaneswar a top-notch research hub locally, nationally and internationally,” said the director.