among the top 50 in the prestigious QS Subject Ranking in
Mineral and Mining Engineering sector while emerging as
India''s top-ranking institution in the field of Agriculture
and Forestry, an official statement said.
IIT Kharagpur has surpassed its top subject rank in
2021 with the highest worldwide subject rank at 44 in
comparison to 46 in 2020 and 47 in 2019, the statement
issued by the institute said.
A total of 51 narrow subjects have been ranked in 2021
under five broad subject areas in 1,453 institutions from
across the globe.
QS Subject Rankings are published each year based on
research quality and accomplishments, academic reputation, and
IIT Kharagpur has been ranked second in the country in
the disciplines including Mineral and Mining Engineering,
Environmental Sciences, Economics and Econometrics and
Statistics and Operational Research, the statement said.
Further, the institute has been ranked among India''s
top five in the disciplines including Engineering and
Technology, Computer Science and Information Systems, Civil
and Structural, Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical,
Aeronautical and Manufacturing, Earth and Marine Sciences,
Materials Science and Accounting and Finance, it added. PTI