QS India Rankings 2020: IIT Bombay secures top spot among Central Universities
New Delhi : IIT Bombay has secured the first rank, while IIT-Kharagpur stood fifth in QS India Rankings 2020 among the central universities, stated a report.
Calcutta University (CU) scored the top spot among the state run universities while it managed the 11th spot in the OS India Rankings 2020, the report mentioned. Notably, the second in the list of state-run universities was Jadavpur University (JU) which also secured 12th rank in the overall rankings.
Meanwhile, the chancellor of two universities, Jagdeep Dhankar expressed confident that the universities would improve furthermore in the upcoming days. He tweeted, "India/Ranking Web of Universities: More than 28000 institutions ranked. My congratulations to faculty and students of Calcutta University being No 27 and Jadavpur University No 68. I am confident we would in togetherness march on incremental trajectory."
India | Ranking Web of Universities: More than 28000 institutions ranked. My congratulations to faculty and students Calcutta University being No 27 and Jadavpur University No 68. I am confident we would in togetherness march on incremental trajectory. https://t.co/fiHEL28LLa— Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) October 22, 2019
West Bengal Chief Minister also congratulated the two universities and said it is a proud moment for the state.
"We have topped among the state universities, just a few notches below the central higher educational institutions, including IITs and IISC," CU Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakrabarty Banerjee was quoted by news agency PTI as saying on Tuesday.
In fact, the varsity has proved its “high academic standard” by standing 27th in the world rankings, added Sonali Chakrabarty Banerjee.