IIT Kanpur Shines in Data Science and AI Categories in QS Rankings

In the latest 2024 QS World University rankings, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) has made a remarkable debut in the field of Data Science & Artificial Intelligence, securing an impressive 36th global rank and the 2nd position within India. The institute is actively advancing its AI initiatives through strategic collaborations with both public and private entities.

Partnership with Samsung R&D Institute, Noida

A notable collaboration for IIT Kanpur is with Samsung R&D Institute, Noida, marked by a five-year memorandum of understanding. This partnership aims to enable joint research projects involving IIT Kanpur students, faculty, and Samsung engineers, fostering industry-aligned skill development. To know more about Samsung R&D Institute, visit their website.

Advancements in AI-driven Initiatives

IIT Kanpur is furthering its AI-driven endeavors through its upcoming medical school in partnership with the government of Uttar Pradesh to enhance telemedicine through AI. Last year, the institute also collaborated with e-commerce giant Moglix to fuel innovation and entrepreneurship in artificial intelligence. Explore Moglix’s initiatives on their platform.

Strong Rankings Across Various Fields

Aside from its achievements in Data Science & AI, IIT Kanpur has maintained its 5th position in engineering & technology in India, achieving a global QS rank of 93 in 2024. The institute has seen improvements in other fields as well:

  • Computer Science: Climbed from 96 to 84, ranking 3rd nationally.
  • Electrical Engineering: Maintained position at 96, 5th in India.
  • Mathematics: Notable improvement from 122 to 106, 2nd best institute in India.
  • Natural Sciences: Progressed from 248 to 215, maintaining 5th position nationally.
  • Mechanical Engineering: Jumped from 121 to 101, remaining 6th in India.
  • Civil Engineering: Moved from 101-150 band to the 51-100 band.
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Exceptional Performance and Academic Environment

The remarkable performance of IIT Kanpur across diverse fields highlights its world-class academic environment. This dedication to excellence attracts top talent, positioning the institute as a frontrunner in shaping the future of Indian and global higher education. For more information on IIT Kanpur’s academic environment, visit their official website.

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