The Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kharagpur in West Bengal has been ranked second among higher educational institutes of India in the 'Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Ranking 2020'.
IIT ranked 32nd in the overall global ranking:
The Indian Institute of Technology has been ranked 32nd in the overall global ranking, a jump from the 55th rank last year, the IIT-KGP said in a statement on Friday. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), ranked 16th globally, is India's top-ranked institution.
On the rise in ranking, IIT KGP Director Professor V K Tewari said:
"In the recent past, we have taken measures to maintain a globally competitive faculty-student ratio while ensuring best-in-class quality."