Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur has made it to the list of Top 100 in the Times Higher Education Golden Age University Rankings and has also been featured in the top 50 Emerging Economics University Rankings. IIT KGP has bagged 76th position in the Golden Age University Rankings.
The Golden Age Rankings lineage by Times Group was established for more than 50 years. The universities are ranked on the basis of research projects and investment done by the university and university expansion. As per the records, over 44 different institutions from the world were taken into consideration for this year’s list.
IIT Kharagpur has also been featured in the top 50 list of The Emerging Economics University Rankings 2018. These rankings only feature institutions which are classified as secondary emerging, advanced emerging or as a frontier in economies.
IIT Kharagpur was placed 45th in the list that includes more than 350 universities from 42 countries across four continents. The Peking University of China tops the list, the release said. The Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018 were adjudged basis factors such as teaching, research knowledge, transfer and international outlook of the institute.