THE IMPACT RANKINGS 2021 | Event Date: Thursday, 22nd, April 2021
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science participated in the global Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2021 and an achieved overall rank of 601-800. The 2021 Impact Rankings is the third edition, and the overall ranking includes 1,115 universities from 94 countries/regions. Times Higher Education Impact Rankings assess the universities based on the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It provides a unique opportunity for universities to showcase their activities that contribute towards building a more sustainable and equitable society. A total of 1115 institutions from 94 countries and regions across the globe were in the fray for the reputed global rankings. HITS emerged as one of the top Private Universities in India in THE Rankings and is one of the few private universities to have qualified in this rigorous international evaluation platform. The institution participated in four Sustainable Development Goals based on its forte and has done exceedingly well in SDG6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy), SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production) and SDG17, (Partnership for Goals).
Rankings of HITS in the SDG across the globe:
- SDG6 – Rank 101-200 in Clean water and sanitation, and awarded 64.8 percent metric scores for Research on Water and overall world wide 85.8%
- SDG 7 - Rank 301-400 and awarded 61.8% metric scores for University measures towards affordable and clean energy.
- SDG12 - 201-300 Rank in Responsible Consumption and Production, and awarded 70.2% metric scores in Operational measures.
- SDG17 - 401-600 in Partnership for Goals with a metric score of 66.7% in Education for the SDGs parameter that indicates the vision of the institution towards sustainable development goals in line with United Nations SDG and its contribution as Higher Education Institution. HITS have been consistent in SDG17 rankings
Dr. Akkara Sherine, Head Languages & Rankings and her team, worked with dedication and compiled scrupulously the data and worked towards THE Impact rankings process, based on the best practices adopted by the institution in line with the UN sustainable goals. This increasing credibility and statistics shown by Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science in THE Impact Rankings reflects the aim of the institution moving towards to achieve the rank as the powerhouse institution across the globe contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals. The institution not only works towards bringing together brightest minds but also works towards creating a healthier, sustainable and brighter world with commitment for the betterment of the society.