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15-September-2015 11:57 IST
President of India congratulates IISc, Bangalore and IIT, Delhi for figuring in top 200 in the QS World University Rankings of 2015-16

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee congratulated Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi for figuring in the top 200 in the QS World University Rankings of 2015-16.

In individual messages sent to Prof. Anurag Kumar, Director, IISc, Bangalore and Prof. Kshitij Gupta, Officiating Director, IIT, Delhi, the President has said “I am delighted that IISc, Bangalore and IIT, Delhi has been ranked at No. 147 and 179 respectively in the QS World University Rankings of 2015-16. Please accept my heartiest congratulations on this remarkable achievement.

India has outstanding and inherent talent and it’s institutions have the potential to be the best, provided they can apply themselves to the task of improving quality. A high rank not only boosts the morale of the academic community but also opens greater avenues of growth and placement for students. It provides a benchmark for continuous quality enhancement. I am confident that you along with the faculty members and staff of your Institution will continue to strive for developing our academic institutions into global leaders”.