IIT ROPAR IN TOP 50 IN TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION (THE) ASIA UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2020
Ranked 47thin THE Asia University Rankings 2020. IIT Ropar also emerged as one of the top 10 newcomers in THE Asia University Rankings 2020. Only two Indian Institutes are in top 50. IISc Bangalore at 36thrank and IIT Ropar at 47th rank. Even though IIT Ropar was established only in 2008-09, it is ranked higher than the more popular predecessors for the first time ever.
Ropar: IIT Ropar made a debut this year in THE ASIA University Rankings 2020, being ranked 47th and entering the top 50 list for the first time. In spite of being a young Institution, IIT Ropar has punched well above its weight from the more popular predecessors. This year, in February the Institute has also made a reputable debut in THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020, being ranked 63rd sharing the rank with IIT Madras and entering the top 100 list for the first time. Having started the journey in 2008 with 500 acres of grassland on the banks of river Satluj in the city Rupnagar of Punjab, IIT Ropar has made impressive and rapid strides towards creating a remarkable and unique campus in this challenging yet serene ambience.
Prof. Sarit K Das, Director IIT Ropar said, “Amid pandemic crisis, cheering news to share that IIT Ropar has achieved the rank among top 50 Institutions in Times Higher Education Asian University rankings 2020. With 47th rank, IIT Ropar’s growing influence has echoed its vision of Contribution to the Knowledge, Contribution to the Society and Contribution to the Nation. An institution’s considerable boost in its teaching-learning environment, and on top, improvements in its citation impact is a testament to the fast-evolving research reputation. Even in this time of COVID-19, IIT Ropar is progressively giving solutions to combat this pandemic which is proof of its commitment to the Nation. I am confident that our bold initiatives across core areas in education, research and entrepreneurship will bring successful results in future too and help us to emerge as a leading global academic institution.”
With a state-of-the-art infrastructure on a built-up area of 2.5 million sq.feet comprising of housing for 2100 students, 180 faculty and 114 staff members, magnificent entrance, cutting-edge laboratories, libraries, sports facilities, spaces for other extra and co-curricular activities and the unique design of the hostels with large common spaces, the institute have come alive.