Ranked ‘2nd highest Indian University’ in its debut year itself
Tops The Impact Ranking 2021 when it comes to its focus on ‘Affordable and Clean Energy’ among Indian Universities (22nd globally)
- Finds the second spot in India for ‘Decent Work and Economic Growth’, a parameter that measures a university on the share of its students getting work placements, its economics research and employment practices
- Placed ahead of universities like IIT (Indore, Rourkela, Guwahati, Gandhinagar), NIT (Silchar, Tiruchirrapalli), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST) and VIT University
New Delhi, April 27, 2021: Lovely Professional University, one of India’s leading private universities, has been ranked among the ‘Top 200 universities in the World’ in The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021. The University, which has participated in the rankings for the first time, was ranked at the 2nd highest position among Indian universities in its debut year itself. Only three Indian universities have found a place among the Top 200 in the rankings this year.
The University achieved the pole position among Indian universities when it comes to its focus on ‘Affordable and Clean Energy’. The parameter measures universities’ research related to energy, their energy use and policies, and their commitment to promoting energy efficiency in the wider community. LPU is ranked 2nd in India (59th globally) in the ‘Decent Work and Economic Growth’ category, a parameter that measures universities’ economics research, their employment practices and the share of their students getting work placements. LPU has also been jointly ranked 1st in India on the parameter, ‘Partnership for the Goals’. The parameter looks at the broader ways in which universities support the SDGs through collaboration with other countries, promotion of best practices and publication of data.
In the rankings, LPU has been placed ahead of notable Indian universities like IIT (Indore, Rourkela, Guwahati, Gandhinagar), NIT (Silchar, Tiruchirrapalli), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, VIT University and many more.
Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor Lovely Professional University said, “It is a matter of great pride for us that we have debuted straight into the global top 200 list. Not many Indian universities in past have featured in the top 200 list and we feel proud to bring this laurel to India.”