World University Ranking: DU on top in the country, IIT Kanpur did not even reach top-10

In the QS World Sustainability Ranking 2024, IIT Kanpur has not been able to make its place even in the top-10 in the country. The institute has been ranked 11th in the country and 522nd in the world. Delhi University is at the top in this list in the country. He has been ranked 220th in the world. In this list that has been released for the last two years, IIT Kanpur was ranked fifth in the country in 2023. However, he was ranked between 451 to 500 in the world. This ranking has been released late on Tuesday night.

QS (Quacquarley Symonds) releases the ranking of the world’s prestigious educational institutions every year. QS has released the Sustainability Ranking 2024 late on Tuesday night after the World University Rankings and Asia University Rankings. 56 institutions of the country have got place in this list. IIT Kanpur was ranked 278th in the QS World University Rankings 2024. At the same time, Kanpur got 63rd position in the QS Asia University Rankings 2024. QS has decided the sustainability ranking mainly on the basis of environmental rank, social impact rank and governance rank. IIT Kanpur has been ranked 522nd in Environmental Rank, 586th in Social Impact Rank and 495th in Governance Rank. Overall, the institute has lost six places in its rank in the country as compared to last year. However, there has not been much loss in the global rank.

Kanpur was in top-10 in world and Asia

IIT Kanpur was included in the top-10 ranking in QS’s World and Asia rankings. IIT Kanpur is ranked sixth in the country in the QS Asia Ranking 2024. At the same time, IIT Kanpur is ranked fifth in the country in the QS World University Rankings 2024.

Delhi University on top in sustainability

institute rank

Delhi University 220

IIT Bombay 303

IIT Madras 344

IIT Kharagpur 349

IIT Roorkee 387

IIT Delhi 426

Birla Institute of Techno. And Sciences 444

VIT 449

Anna University 496

IISc 505

IIT Kanpur 522


IIT Dhanbad 721 to 730

BHU 981 to 1000

Kanpur was in top-5 in QS Sustainability Ranking 2023

institute rank

IIT Bombay 281 to 300

IIT Delhi 321 to 340

JNU 361 to 380

Delhi University 381 to 400

IIT Kanpur 451 to 500