Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP) ranked 1st in Agriculture Forestry and Civil & Structural Engineering in India, according to the latest edition of the world’s highest QS World University Ranking by Subject for the year 2023. The Institution’s strongest field Engineering & Technology ranked at 82nd with an overall score of 76.7 among all the universities globally and 4th in India, as per the 13th QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2023 announced on 23rd March 2023.
In India, IIT KGP ranked 1st in Agriculture & Forestry along with Civil & Structural Engineering. Domestically, the Institute overall ranked 2nd in Architecture & Built Environment, Material Science, Environmental Sciences, Accounting & Finance, Economics & Ergonomics. Core areas of the premier institute including Computer Science & Information Systems, Mineral & Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics, Earth & Marine Science and Statistical & Operational Research held 3rd position in all over India.
Globally, the institute ranked 74th in 2023 compared to 80th rank in 2022 in Electrical and Electronic Engineering; 94th in 2023 compared to 109th in 2022 in Computer Science & Information Systems & 106th rank in 2023, improving its rank from 118th in 2022 in Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering.
Speaking on the QS Rankings by Subject 2023, Prof. V K Tewari, Director, IIT Kharagpur remarked, “IIT Kharagpur stands out from other IITs with its multi-modal curriculum nurturing creativity, capacity building, affordable healthcare and rapid technological amalgamation. As an Institute of Eminence, we have to acquire the opportunity in digital economy space fostering skill development and encouraging entrepreneurship. The Institute is gearing up to establish bridges with ISRO and futuristic technologies with DRDO in unmanned & robotic technologies, cognitive technologies and secure systems, directed energy technologies, sensor systems and software, life support engineering and baseline technologies in materials. We are also planning to steer ahead in areas like precision agriculture, energy storage systems, hardware security, hydrogen storage, quantum communication, additive manufacturing, 3D printing & composite manufacturing.”
The institute also ranked #1 in Architecture & Regional Planning (ARP) in Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF) 2022.
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