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IIT Kanpur debuts at 2nd in domestic and 36th in global rank in Data Science & Artificial Intelligence category of QS World University Rankings

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In the recently published 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) has solidified its position as a leader in Indian higher education across diverse disciplines. A particularly noteworthy achievement is its debut on the esteemed list of top institutions for Data Science & Artificial Intelligence, securing an impressive global rank of 36th and the 2nd position within India.

IIT Kanpur is vigorously advancing its AI-driven initiatives through strategic collaborations with both public and private entities. A notable partnership is with Samsung R&D Institute, Noida, marked by a five-year memorandum of understanding aimed at enabling joint research projects involving IIT Kanpur students, faculty, and Samsung engineers, facilitating industry-aligned skill development.

Moreover, IIT Kanpur is furthering its AI-driven endeavors by the institute’s upcoming Medical School partnering with the Government of Uttar Pradesh to enhance telemedicine through AI. The institute had last year also joined hands with e-commerce giant Moglix to fuel innovation and entrepreneurship in artificial intelligence.

Apart from this, IIT Kanpur has maintained its 5th position in Engineering & Technology in India, achieving a global QS rank of 93 in 2024. In Computer Science, it climbed from 96 to 84, ranking 3rd nationally, while in Electrical Engineering it remains at 96, holding the 5th position in India.

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