Friday, 24 April 2020

Chitkara University Excels in "Times Higher Education (THE) World University Impact Rankings 2020"

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Chandigarh April 24, 2020:-Chitkara University has excelled in the highly prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2020. It is the only university from North India to get featured in top list in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020 with an overall rank of 401-600.

The University participated in 8 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations and scored well in all the SDGs which is as good as the scores of all mainstream IITs and other Indian Universities.

Chitkara University, Punjab has been able to make 59th rank globally in SDG-07: Affordable & Clean energy. The university has been ranked 101-200 in SDG5: Gender equality, 201-300 in SDG09: Industry, Innovation and infrastructure and SDG11: Sustainable Cities and Communities for development for making progress in 'social impact' aligned with the UN's sustainable development goals.

University took a leap in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations -- "Affordable & Clean Energy"  getting ranked 59th world over which is a remarkable achievement for a young University like ours. "We are delighted to know that our commitment to, and achievement in, providing quality education are widely recognised by the international academia," Chitkara University Pro-Chancellor Dr.Madhu Chitkara said as she welcomed the results. "As a leading Indian University, Chitkara University places the provision of quality education as its primary mission and one of its core values, and all our faculty work hard to advance our goal of offering excellent and unique learning experience to our students."

She added that the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking results echo the University's academic excellence as revealed by consistent performance by Chitkara University in NIRF (The National Institutional Ranking Framework) and other University rankings where our students have always appreciated quality and value which they have gained from their teaching and learning experience and also their satisfaction with their overall learning environment.

This is the first time Chitkara University has taken part in THE University Impact Rankings, submitting 8 SDGs for assessment. "Thanks to the excellent work and continuous efforts of the University community, the overall results are spectacularly impressive. We shall continue to nurture future leaders through the finest teaching and learning, and to better serve the community by conducting impactful research and providing meaningful services, thus making further contributions to Indian academic landscape," concluded Pro-Chancellor Dr. Madhu Chitkara

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