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Kanpur, March 23, 2023: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has continued its impressive streak with improved rankings in the recently-announced QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023. The institute has jumped 37 places to secure the 85th position globally in engineering & technology, and the 5th position domestically.
IIT Kanpur has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world for Computer Science & Information Systems (ranked 96, up by 13 places) and Electrical & Electronic Engineering (ranked 87, up by 21 places).
In addition, IIT Kanpur has secured notable positions in other fields of study, including Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering (ranked 121) and mathematics (ranked 122). In the Natural Sciences domain, IIT Kanpur has been ranked 248 globally and 5th domestically.
Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT Kanpur, expressed his delight over the institute's performance in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023. He said, "IIT Kanpur is constantly re-evaluating the curriculum and methodologies to improve research and learning. These rankings validate IIT Kanpur’s commitment to academic excellence, research, and innovation. We are committed to constantly improvise and keep up with the requirements of the changing times by offering the best of academic experience at IIT Kanpur."
The QS World University Rankings by Subject is a prestigious global ranking system that evaluates universities based on their academic reputation, research impact, and employer reputation in specific subjects. The ranking is widely recognized as a benchmark for excellence in higher education.
The rankings bears testimony to IIT Kanpur’s excellence in the key domains of engineering & technology, computer science & information systems, electrical & electronic engineering, mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering, and mathematics, among others.
About IIT Kanpur:
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur was established on 2nd November 1959 by an Act of Parliament. The institute has a sprawling campus spread over 1055 acres with large pool of academic and research resources spanning across 19 departments, 22 centres, and 3 Interdisciplinary programs in engineering, science, design, humanities, and management disciplines with 540 full-time faculty members and approximately 9000 students. In addition to formal undergraduate and postgraduate courses, the institute has been active in research and development in areas of value to both industry and government.
For more information, visit www.iitk.ac.in.