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IIT Guwahati rated amoung the best young universities in the world

Updated on Fri, 09 May 2014 at 18:08 IST
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Guwahati has been rated amoung top 100 young universities in the world. Young universities are those which were established in within last 50 years. This report has been published by Britain-based Times Higher Education and Thomson Reuters.

According to report, IIT Guwwahati is ranked 87. Recently there has been news where India's premeir institution - IITs were struggling to get better ranked. IIT Guwahait is the only Indian institution in the list.

IIT Guwahati was established in 1994, as the sixth IIT. It is located in Assam, where it has a student population of roughly 4,500 undergraduate and post-graduate scholars, and a faculty of over 250.
Times Higher Education and Thomson Reuters ranked the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) was ranked the highest in the total World University Rankings, scoring a 94.9 out of 100 and edging out the University of Oxford by just 0.1.

Harvard ranked #3, followed by Stanford and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The rest of the top 10 was filled out by Princeton, the University of Cambridge, UC Berkeley, the University of Chicago, and Imperial College London.

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