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IIT Ropar-ahead of all IITs in Research quality-Director

IIT Ropar-ahead of all IITs in Research quality-Director  

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Indian Institute of Technology Ropar once again topped in Research Quality as has been adjudged highest in Citations per Paper among all IITs in India. The success is the result of high-quality research going on the institution which focuses on core research areas as well as the interdisciplinary research for solving regional and national’s problems.

IIT Ropar has been ranked #25 in QS India Rankings 2020 announced yesterday. IIT Ropar scored 94.7 in Citation per Paper and 70.2 in Paper per faculty.

IIT Ropar-ahead of all IITs in Research quality-Director

“This is another feather in the cap of IIT Ropar as this year, the institute made a reputable debut in the international rankings. IIT Ropar has shared the top place in India along with IISc Bangalore with its position in the 301-350 rank in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. Our research score speaks volumes about our considerable progress in Research and Development front during last 3 years.  Our research quality and impact can be ascertained from the average citation per paper, which stands at 13.99. This is highest among all the second generation IITs as per recent Scopus data. During the current year, the faculty members and scholars of the institute published 305 papers in high impact international journals with an H-Index of 61,” said Prof. Sarit K. Das, Director, IIT Ropar.

The number of PhD students on campus is increasing every year. This year too has seen a considerable rise in numbers, growing from 389 students last year to 515 this year. The current faculty to PhD students ration is 1:3.17

The faculty members of IIT Ropar are actively engaged in various research projects funded by external funding agencies. Since the inception of the institute, the faculty has been attracting research projects from the different funding agencies such as Indo-Canadian IMPACTS, DST-Indo-Russian, SPARC, Indo-Taiwan Joint Research Centre, ICMR, Indo-Russian Joint Project Scheme, etc. Till date, the Institute has received 215 projects with an outlay of Rs. 83.97 crore.

IIT Ropar-ahead of all IITs in Research quality-Director  

The second edition of the QS India University Rankings features 107 Indian Universities and the Rankings are based on eight indicators; academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, staff with a PhD, papers per faculty, citations per paper, international faculty and international students.




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