BY A STAFF REPORTER: IIT Kharagpur ranked 5th in India and 59th in Asia in the latest QS Asia University Ranking 2024. November 10, 2023, West Bengal, India: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP) overall ranked 5th in India and 59th in Asia, according to the latest edition of QS Asia World University Ranking for the year 2024. The largest and first IIT of the country has made its entry in the top 7% in the QS Asia University Rankings with an overall score of 54.5.
The 2024 World University Ranking: Asia by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) features 148 Universities from India in the Asia overall list which has 857 Universities being listed in total. Being 4th among all the IITs in the country, the institute has performed well in parameters like international research network, papers per faculty, employer and academic reputation and staff members with PhD.
Speaking on the QS Asia University Rankings 2024, Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur remarked, "IIT Kharagpur has upheld the nation’s resolve to excel the standards of globalization with advance manufacturing systems and transportation, safety engineering and analytics, quality and reliability, affordable healthcare, precision agriculture & food nutrition and smart infrastructure to contribute towards an Atmanirbhar Bharat. As an institute of eminence, Technological Research Parks, Centre of Excellence, start-up incubators, Lab to Market products and Nano Missions are the new local ecology for innovation and technological pursuits of our institute.
Successful implementation of Technology Vision 2047 as instituted by our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi require participation of several stakeholders including government agencies, public and private enterprises, academic and research organizations. We have to acquire the opportunity in digital economy space and biomedical engineering fostering technological expansions by creating the human-machine synergy that would set the future technology development agenda for the developed India.”