been ranked second among higher educational institutes of
India in the ''Times Higher Education Emerging Economies
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
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