(Our Bureau, June 12) IIT-Hyderabad has for the first time been ranked in the top 600 by the 18th edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings. This is the second consecutive year that the technical institute has maintained its position within the top 10 ranks in the country and has been declared as the best in the second generation IIT category. At 163 globally in the citations per faculty (CPF) indicator, the institute that was founded in 2008, stands strong with over 240 accomplished faculty and more than 1,000 research scholars.
CPF focuses on the performance of the papers an institution produces that are actually indexed in Scopus, the largest database of peer-reviewed literature. Overall, India’s tally remained unchanged for the fifth consecutive year with three universities featuring in the world’s top 200: IIT-Bombay at 177, IIT-Delhi at 185 and IISc at 186. According to a report in The Times of India, IIT-H improved its ranking in QS from 600-650 in 2021 to 591-600 in 2022.
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