Vishwakarma University is among the top 200 global universities in the Times Higher Education Ranking

Vishwakarma University is among the top 200 global universities in the Times Higher Education Ranking

Pune: City-based Vishwakarma University (VU) has made it to the top 200 universities in the world in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking 2021 in the affordable and clean energy category.

VU is one of the youngest universities to participate in the rankings. VU is placed in the band of 601-800 in the overall ranking among participating universities and in the top 300 in access to clean water and sanitation parameters, VU said in a press release.

The ranking is the only global performance table that assesses universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Carefully calibrated indicators are used to provide a comprehensive and balanced comparison across four broad areas: research, management, outreach and teaching when deciding the rankings. The 2021 Impact Ranking is the third edition and the overall ranking includes 1,117 universities from 94 countries/regions.


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“We have centers of excellence such as eco-campus, collaborative centers with integrated environmental services, WILO – VU Water Quality Center of Excellence, and an ecosystem to create synergies between industry, students, faculty and stakeholders. The purpose of these centers We are playing our part in facilitating the government’s goal of energy security, energy access and reduction in carbon footprint, said Bharat Agarwal, President, Vishwakarma University.VU Vice Chancellor Professor Siddharth Jabade said,

VU has strategically integrated the SDG mission into teaching-learning, student projects, internships, and thoughtful national and international collaboration. The students are sensitized towards the goals of the SDGs and take it forward in personal and professional life. Our efforts are in line with India’s commitments to reduce the intensity of greenhouse gas emissions and achieve higher power efficiencies from non-fossil sources by 2030.


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