Bhubaneswar: IIT-Bhubaneswar has been ranked 131 out of 417 institutes in Asia in an annual survey conducted by the Times Higher Education (THE).
In India, the institute has been ranked 13th out of 49 and is the first in Odisha. It has been ranked at third position in research citations
At the 130th position was the COMSATS University, Islamabad.
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore topped the ranking list of Indian institutes, taking the 29th place.
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IIT-Bhubaneswar director Prof R.V. Raja Kumar said: “At the institute, we are focusing on quality education, research and have been encouraging the faculty and students to carry out effective and object-oriented research in all areas, especially in the thrust areas defined by the institute. We also look forward to go one more step, further engaging in advancing knowledge, driving the economy, and recognising the transformative power of academic research.”
“We are committed to making IIT-Bhubaneswar a top-notch research hub locally, nationally and internationally,” he said.