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IIT Hyderabad figures in top 600 in QS World Rankings

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The Times Of India
11th June, 2021 20:32 IST

HYDERABAD: In the first, the Indian Institute of Technology , Hyderabad ( IIT-H ) figured in the top 600 in the 18th edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings released recently.


The IIT-H improved its QS World University Rankings from 600-650 in 2021 to 591-600 in 2022. It has significantly improved its ranking in QS over the last four years from being ranked 1300+ to be in the top 600.
At 163 globally in the citations per faculty, IIT-H stands strong with over 240 accomplished faculty and 1000 research scholars. Stronghold on research made IIT-H be among the top 46 percent institutes globally vis-à-vis 51 percent last year.

“Being a young institute, it is indeed a moment of pride for IIT-H to be ranked among the prestigious institutes in the world. With the exponential growth in research and development, academia relations, industry relations & international relations, I am confident IIT-H will make it to the top 500 globally in coming years,” said Prof BS Murty, director, IIT-H.

The QS is the world’s leading provider of services, analytics, and insight to the global higher education sector that enables people anywhere in the world to fulfill their potential through educational achievement, international mobility, and career development.

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