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Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Tops Indian Universities

June 13, 2024 - 1:32
Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Tops Indian Universities

In the rankings by Times Higher Education on how Universities in the World toward attaining the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has once again topped among all Indian Universities and is 81st in the world. This is the third consecutive time.

The results were announced during THE’s Global Sustainable Development Congress held in Bangkok from June 10 to 13, 2024. Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Provost for Strategic Initiatives, Research & Innovation, stood as one of the distinguished speakers at this esteemed event, stressing Amrita’s leadership and vision in propelling sustainable development and innovation. “This is a testament to the vision of world-renowned humanitarian leader and Chancellor, Amma, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi in setting the dual goals of education for life and compassion-driven research. The recognition would not have been possible for the tiring efforts put in by the students and staff, and I wish to express my sincere gratitude to Times Higher Education in bestowing this honour. I am happy with the consistency in recognition to the academic excellence, outstanding faculty, and world-class infrastructure that the university is known for,” she said.

In addition to securing the overall No. 1 position in India, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has also excelled in various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) categories, including:

• SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-being) – Rank 7
• SDG 4 (Quality Education) – Rank 3
• SDG 5 (Gender Equality) – Rank 22
• SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation) – Rank 62
• SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy) – Rank 87
• SDG 9 (Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure) – Rank 87
• SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals) – Rank 301 to 400

The 2024 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings saw the participation of 2,152 higher education institutions from 125 countries/regions, culminating in an exhaustive assessment of universities’ contributions to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and their commitment to sustainability across key areas such as research, stewardship, outreach, and teaching.

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