Odisha’s KIIT Tops Among Most Impactful Universities in India, Ranks 6th Globally

Bhubaneswar: KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, has been placed among the top 6 most impactful universities globally and ranked first in India in terms of the Sustainable Development Goal of ‘Reduced Inequalities’ in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024. With an overall score of 79.3 – 83.9, KIIT is ranked in the 201-300 cohort globally in this prestigious ranking published on 12th June 2024. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings celebrate universities that excel across multiple United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This unique ranking exercise evaluates the performance of universities across all 17 SDGs.

KIIT University is ranked sixth in the world in terms of ‘Reduced Inequalities’ and first in India. Additionally, KIIT has secured the 71st position globally in the SDG of ‘Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions’ and is ranked first in India. In terms of the SDG of ‘Quality Education’, it is ranked 55th in the world and fifth in India. KIIT University is also ranked 5th in India in the SDG of ‘Partnership for the Goals’.

Lauding the achievement, Dr Achyuta Samanta, founder of KIIT & KISS said, “KIIT’s position among the world’s most impactful universities in the parameters of Quality Education, Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, Reduced Inequalities, and Partnership for the Goals, reflects its enormous contribution in the field over the decades”. He congratulated the faculty fraternity of KIIT-DU, staff members and the students for the unique achievement.


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