Department of Architecture & Planning and Department of Management Studies of IIT Roorkee are at the top position and in General Engineering IIT Roorkee moved up and obtained 2nd position nationally
New Delhi, 8th May 2019: The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee has been ranked 3rd amongst IITs in the recent Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2019. The Asian rank of the Institute has also improved from 65 to 54 this year.
IIT Roorkee has improved its scores in several individual departments like Engineering, Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Science. In engineering they have moved one position ahead this year from 3rd to 2nd. In Geology, Environmental and Earth & Marine sciences, they have moved one position up and are at the 2nd position. In Business and Management, they are at the top position moving from 2nd to 1st position. In Architecture, they have moved 1 position ahead and obtained 1st position. In addition they have also improved their score in Chemical Engineering and moved ahead from 4th to 3rd position.
IIT Roorkee has also maintained its 2nd position in Biological Science and 4th position in Computer Science, Mechanical and Aerospace, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Civil Engineering, Chemistry and Physics & Astronomy.
“I am delighted that IIT Roorkee has improved in the Asia University Rankings of 2019 as compared to the earlier rankings. I hope that we continue to do innovative and path breaking work to achieve such good scores in the future as well. ” said Prof. Ajit Kumar Chaturvedi, Director IIT Roorkee.
About IIT Roorkee
IIT Roorkee is an Institute of national importance imparting higher education in engineering, sciences, management, architecture and planning, and humanities and social sciences. Since its establishment in 1847, the Institute has played a vital role in providing technical manpower and know-how to the country. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, the Institute has been ranked 3rd among the IITs. IIT Roorkee is an institution with pioneering contribution in the field of education, training, research and development, advisory services in various fields including hydrology, water resources, geology, earthquake, renewable energy and environmental management advisory and has world class laboratories related to hydropower and water sector.