The Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University here is among a handful of Indian universities to enter the World University Impact Rankings 2019 of the Times Higher Education (THE).
The first edition of the Times Higher Education World University Impact Rankings 2019 was released on April 3, 2019 and includes more than 450 universities from 76 countries.
The rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
According to the ranking report, the KIIT has been rated high on sustainable development parameters such as Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10), Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (SDG 16), Partnership forGoals (SDG 17) and Quality Education (SDG 4).
In terms of other parameters, the KIIT has got 101-200 position with respect to Reduced Inequalities; 201+ in Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions and 301+ in Quality Education. Overall it has got 301+ position globally in impact rankings.