Guwahati: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati has retained the seventh position in the National Institutional Rankings Framework (NIRF) In the category for engineering institutes it was announced on Friday.
The Institute also retained its eighth rank in the ‘Overall’ section, in the NIRF 2022 rankings, announced by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in New Delhi.
Congratulating the Institute, Prof. T. G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, said, “The performance of the institute directly reflects the contribution of the students and the faculty members and we will continue to support their efforts.”
Highlighting the plans for the coming years, Sitharam said, “The institute is making efforts for promoting interdisciplinary research by initiating several academic schools and centers as part of NEP2020 (New Education Policy, 2020) implementation. This will not only enhance interaction among top academicians and enhance the standards of higher education but also bring to the forefront the best academic practices and also enhance our abilities to solve societal problems.”
IIT Guwahati is the only academic institution in India that occupied a place among the top 100 world universities – under 50 years of age – ranked by the London-based Times Higher Education (THE) in 2014.
IIT Guwahati gained rank 37 globally in the ‘Research Citations per Faculty’ category and overall 384 ranks in the QS World University Rankings 2023 released recently.