Survey names ICT 4th among institutes in research standards

Monday, 30 May 2011, 02:59 Hrs
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Mumbai: At a time when Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has questioned the standards of IITs and IIMs in India, Institute of Chemical Technology(ICT) has been ranked four in the world by a recent survey on the research standards of engineering and technology institutes.

"Prof Jude Sommerfeld of Georgia Institute of Technology, USA has been publishing annual surveys on research standards of engineering and technology institutes in the world.

His survey published this year shows that the ICT stands number one in India and number four in the world," ICT director and vice-chancellor, Prof G D Yadav said.

The ICT has on its roll 537 full time Ph.D students with full fellowships and 319 Masters students, which is a record.

The ICT publishes more than three international peer reviewed papers per faculty, he said.

ICT's impact per dollar spent has been the highest in the world.
Source: PTI
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