Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Secures Global Recognition in QS World Sustainability Rankings 2024
Evidencing its pursuit for sustainability in delivering quality higher education, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi, has made waves in the QS World Sustainability Rankings 2024, securing a noteworthy position in the 1001-1050 bracket.
This achievement at its maiden entry in QS World Sustainability Rankings speaks volumes about the institution’s steadfast commitment to sustainability and its growing presence on the global academic stage.
The University showcased its prowess in distinct categories, positioning itself at an impressive 539 in Knowledge Exchange. This signals the University’s dedication to fostering a dynamic exchange of ideas and knowledge, creating a vibrant intellectual marketplace within its academic corridors. Besides, GGSIPU gracefully pirouetted into the limelight in the Governance category, securing the 619th position. The university ranks 33rd in India and 302 in Asia in sustainability rankings. This achievement indicates the institution’s proficiency in administrative finesse, ensuring effective leadership and transparent governance practices.
The university’s achievements extend beyond these core areas, with commendable recognition on various parameters such as employability and outcomes, environmental education, impact, research, sustainability, equality, health and well-being, education impact, and social impact. This diverse array of acknowledgments illuminate GGSIPU’s multifaceted commitment to holistic sustainability practices.
Padma Shri Prof. (Dr) Mahesh Verma, the Vice-Chancellor of GGSIPU, shared his reflections on the university’s accomplishments. “Positioning ourselves the QS World Sustainability Rankings is a testament to our institution’s dedication to creating a global impact through sustainability and transformative education. The ranking serves as a validation of our continuous efforts to build a learning environment that resonates on an international scale.”
Delving into the specifics, Prof. Verma emphasized the significance of the university’s position in Knowledge Exchange. “Our commitment to knowledge exchange extends beyond the confines of traditional learning. Our faculty has engaged in interdisciplinary research collaborations with global partners, contributing new knowledge to advance Sustainable Development Goals. This ranking mirrors our efforts to create a collaborative space where ideas flourish and intellectual boundaries dissolve.”
Addressing the Governance ranking, Prof. Verma remarked, “Effective governance is the backbone of any institution. Our position in Governance highlights our commitment to transparent, accountable, and efficient administrative practices which involve all stakeholders. We strive to uphold the ethics culture supported by highest standards of leadership to ensure a holistic growth of our university.”
In this narrative of recognition and achievement, GGSIPU emerges not just as an educational institution but as a beacon of sustainability, knowledge dissemination, and visionary governance. The QS World Sustainability Rankings 2024 have provided a global stage for GGSIPU to showcase its commitment towards positive change and set a benchmark for excellence in the realm of sustainability-focused education.