VIT is among the top 9 institutions of India in Shanghai World Universities Ranking 2020
The 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy was released on 15th August, 2020. Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has been ranked 801-900 this year (2020) moving up from last year’s 901-1000 among world universities and VIT is the only Private Institution of India ranked in the Top 1000 as per the list published in the Shanghai Ranking website where it is also mentioned that VIT is one among the Top 9 out of 15 institutions of India published by ARWU this year. VIT entered this prestigious ranking in 2019.
VIT Chancellor Dr. G. Viswanathan said that this was because of commitment of VIT faculty, research scholars and hardworking students towards quality in research.
Since 2003, ARWU has been presenting the world top universities ranking every year based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data. Shanghai Ranking is also recognized as one of the Ranking agencies by the Government of India for Institution of Eminence (IoEs).