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IIT-KGP ranked 2nd among Indian higher education institutes

IIT-KGP ranked 2nd among Indian higher education institutes
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Kolkata, Feb 21 (PTI) IIT Kharagpur in West Bengal has

been ranked second among higher educational institutes of

India in the ''Times Higher Education Emerging Economies

Ranking 2020''.

The Indian Institute of Technology has been ranked

32nd in the overall global ranking, a jump from the 55th rank

last year, the IIT-KGP said in a statement on Friday.

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), ranked 16th

globally, is India''s top-ranked institution.

On the rise in ranking, IIT KGP Director Prof V K

Tewari said, "In the recent past, we have taken measures to

maintain a globally competitive faculty-student ratio while

ensuring best-in-class quality."

The Jadavpur University in Kolkata is ranked third

among all the state-run universities in the country and first

among all such universities in the Eastern region, the JU said

here.

No other state-run university from the Eastern zone

has been able to make the cut, it said.

A JU professor said the institute has always got

higher berths in different rankings due to its high academic

standards in the domain of scientific research and excellence

in different fields.

A total of 56 Indian universities appear in the full

ranking of a total of 533 universities across emerging

economies of the world.

Eleven institutes of India featured in the top-100

list. PTI SUS

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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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