India ranked 4th in Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022


  • The Times Higher Education (THE) has released the 2022 edition of its Impact Rankings. 
  • Eight Universities from India are placed in the top 300 universities in the world.
  • The ranking is topped by Western Sydney University (Australia); followed by Arizona State University (The US), Western University (Canada). 
  • This year, a record 1,524 institutions from 110 countries participated in the rankings. Australia’s Western Sydney University secured the top position globally in the overall ranking.
  • India is the joint fourth most-represented nation across the rankings, with 64 universities featuring in total (the same number as Turkey).
  • In South Asia, India breaks through into the world’s top 50, with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham claiming 41st place in the overall table. Lovely Professional University makes the top 100 at joint 74th place in the overall table.
  • Calcutta University has been ranked first among all the central and state-aided public universities in the country by Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022. 
  • Calcutta University grabbed 14th position globally in the ‘Decent Work and Economic Growth’ sub-category.